2014 Hyundai Tournament of Champions Details
Perhaps Mark Twain said it best about Hawaii: Other things leave me,
but it abides; other things change, but it remains the same. Hawaii is one of the best places in the world for, well, just
about anything, and that obviously holds up for one of the most exciting golf tournaments of the year. The Hyundai Tournament
of Champions routinely draws the best golfers around to the beautiful course at the Kapalua Resort on Maui, a place that is
about as close to paradise as you're ever going to find. Come out and see some of the top golfers in the world dominate the
field in an exciting tournament that will have you kicking yourself for not making it out to this one sooner.
are a golf fanatic there is no better place to be over the summer than Lahaina, Hawaii, as you'll end up with a great sporting
event that will have you buzzing long after the final shots. This is just one of those sporting events that you have to actually
be a part of if you want any chance of understand why it's so talked about, as there is something extra special about being
there with fans that love golf every bit as much as you do as your favorite golfers hope to shoot their way up the leaderboard
in another exciting tournament that you won't soon forget.
2014 Hyundai Tournament of Champions Golfers
invited to play at Hyundai Tournament of Champions is an honor for golfers of every level and one of the most exciting aspects
of the tournament is waiting to see which up and comer breaks out of the pack to make a name for himself while connecting
with an energetic gallery that shows up in droves to watch the action. There is nothing quite like watching golf played at
the highest possible level, which is exactly what you're going to get whenever you get out to see an exciting event that you
could be talking about long after it's all over. With golfers like Arnold Palmer, Jack Nicklaus, Gary Player, Tom Watson and
more winning this one over the years, you never know who is going to burst onto the scene and take this one down, but you
can count on their being plenty of big-time talent on display.
Hyundai Tournament of Champions History
very popular golf tournament made its debut in 1953 and it didn't take long for it to take off. Starting in Vegas and moving
to Carlsbad, California, this one really started to catch on with golf lovers from all over, though it really found a home
in Hawaii when it finally moved to paradise in the late-1990s. Since then, Maui has been where it's at, with only the best
of the best taking down the title. Over the years, Jack Nicklaus holds the all-time record with five different titles (no
surprise there) and other great golfers like Arnie and Tom Watson have both won three times and Tom Kite, Phil Mickelson and
Gary Player have all won this one at least twice. This one may not be a major, but it also has a reputation of bringing together
amazing golfers for a one-of-a-kind tournament, giving you plenty of incentive to come out and see it all for yourself.
2014 Hyundai Tournament of Champions Trivia
Did you know that Arnold Palmer and Jack Nicklaus were the only two
golfers to win from 1962 to 1966?
Both Palmer and Nicklaus were dominant forces at this one in the early days, with
Palmer winning in '62 before handing the crown to Nicklaus in '63 and '64 and taking it back in '65. There has never been
a better time to put down the remote and see who is going to be the next all-time great to take this one down.
Hyundai Tournament of Champions Spectator Experience
As soon as you're there soaking up the vibes of a great sporting
event that you'll probably be talking about long after it's all over, you'll be glad that you're not sitting on your living
room couch letting the sportscaster tell you how amazing the atmosphere is. When your favorite golfers are looking to make
a move up the leaderboard and everyone is trying to make the next great shot, you'll see why golf is a spectator sport that
gets taken to a completely different level when you get to see it for yourself. Hawaii and golf is a dangerous elixir of awesome,
but that's not something that you're going to figure out sitting at home watching on that disappointing little flatscreen.
Once you're there with the buzz of the crowd steadily rising for all the most crucial shots in the tournament, you'll be glad
that you're not sitting anywhere else, as you'll end up with a sporting experience that you won't be able to get out of your
mind. And, along the way, you'll probably remember that it's never wise to doubt the wisdom of Mark Twain.