Car Rental Aloha PGA Assistant Championship
at Hoakalei Country Club, August 20.
Hunter Larson of (Holualoa, Hawaii) won the National Car
Rental Aloha PGA Assistant Championship at Hoakalei Country Club
with a two-round total of (75-71) 146.
victory earns him the Aloha Section PGA Assistant’s
Championship title and a first place prize of $1,700. He will be
representing the Aloha Section PGA at 42nd National Car
Rental PGA Assistant Championship, Nov. 15 - 18, at PGA Golf
Club in Port St. Lucie, Fla. The facility will be hosting its
nineteenth consecutive PGA Assistant Championship. “Over the
last few days we’ve had a good amount of rain which has made
it difficult to maintain the roughs. Overall we are very proud
to host the National Car Rental Assistants Championship for our
Section,” said Tad Fujimaki, General Manager of Hoakalei
really tough playing 36-holes in one day but for the most part
it really helps myself and other Assistants limit the number of
days we need to take off from work.,” said Larson of
Kohanaiki. “We appreciate National Car Rental’s support for
this event.” Corey Kozuma posted a final-round 73 for a
tournament total of 146 to tie Larson and enter a play-off.
Kozuma earned the spot as first alternate from the Aloha
Section. “The course was tough and the weather conditions
today were perfect, but I felt really well on how I played and
Hunter made a great putt on our first playoff hole to win,”
said Kozuma who is an assistant at Hawaii Kai Golf Course.
126-man field for this year’s 42nd edition of the PGA
Assistant Championship consists of the top-4 finishers from
last year’s championship, if eligible, as well assistant’s
and apprentices from a weighted average of total entries of the
41 PGA Sections.
winner of the 42nd National Car Rental PGA Assistant
Championship earns $9,000 out of a total purse of $100,000.
The top-70 finishers and ties after the second round will make
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