No fans will be allowed at Sony Open in January

  • JAMM AQUINO / JANUARY 11
                                Brendan Steele is silhouetted against the jumbotron while taking his final putt on the 18th green during the third round of the 2020 Sony Open at Waialae Country Club.

    JAMM AQUINO / JANUARY 11

    Brendan Steele is silhouetted against the jumbotron while taking his final putt on the 18th green during the third round of the 2020 Sony Open at Waialae Country Club.

Officials for the Sony Open in Hawaii announced today that there will be no fans allowed to attend the PGA Tour event scheduled for the second week of January 2021.

Friends of Hawaii Charities said in a press release that the health and safety for all participants is its No. 1 priority.

“The difficult decision to conduct the tournament without spectators was made for the protection of everyone involved,” said Corbett A.K. Kalamai, president of Friends of Hawaii Charities. “We are grateful to title sponsor Sony Corporation for stepping forward under these special circumstances as the unwavering champion of Hawaii and its charities.”

All four rounds of the second PGA Tour event of the calendar year will be shown on the Golf Channel. The event runs from January 11-17 with the first round starting Thursday, Jan. 14.

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