2017 Sony Open in Hawaii Monday qualifiers
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2017 Sony Open in Hawaii Monday qualifiers


John Oda, Jared Sawada, John Chin and, yes, Tadd Fujikawa all earned spots in the 2017 Sony Open in Hawaii through the Monday qualifier.

Oda was medalist in the 18-hole event at Hoakalei Country Club, shooting 6-under 66 to beat Sawada by a shot.

Chin and Fujikawa each shot 68, surviving a six-for-two playoff with Jason Allred, Kevin Lucas, Katsumasa Miyamoto and Nyasha Mauchaza.

Oda, a Hawaii native, is on the golf team at the University of Nevada - Las Vegas, and he's ranked inside the top 35 in the World Amateur Golf Ranking.

Sawada, a product of the University of Hawaii, also qualified for the 2014 Sony Open in Hawaii, missing the cut.

Chin turns 30 in April and went to the University of California - Irvine. The Virginia native had 21 starts on the 2012 Web.com Tour but finished 104th on the money list. He's making his third-career PGA Tour start.

Fujikawa, you might remember, was in contention in this event as a 16-year-old in 2007. The 5-foot, 1-inch 26-year-old pro played on PGA Tour Canada last year.


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