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Naupaka News

November/December 2018

Asia Pacific Junior Cup

Asia Pacific Junior Cup

Title sponsor Hilton Grand Vacations Club invites you to come watch some of Hawai`i’s talented junior golfers compete in the Asia Pacific Junior Cup. The event is an annual Ryder Cup-style junior golf tournament that recognizes and rewards the ability of young men and women from Hawai`i and Japan, while raising awareness and monies for a variety of local charitable organizations. Now in its 12th year, the event was started by Mark Wang, president of Hilton Grand Vacations Club and Mary Bea Porter- King, president of Hawai`i State Junior Golf Association (HSJGA), who wanted to foster good will between Hawai`i and international players in a fun tournament. The event was hosted by Waikoloa Kings’ Course for the first 10 years, then went to Japan in 2016 and 2017. It will now rotate every other year between Hawai`i and Japan.

HSJGA players who are slated to participate:

  • Kaylee Akagi, Mililani
  • Lana Calibuso-Kwee, Wailuku Joshua Chung, Honolulu Kolbe Irei, Honolulu
  • Peter Jung, Honolulu
  • Alex Kam, Honolulu
  • Isaiah Kanno, Hilo
  • Karissa Kilby, Honolulu
  • Noah Koshi, Pearl City
  • Kyung Eun Lee, Honolulu Davis Lee, Honolulu
  • Myah McDonald, Kaneohe Jake Sequin, Honolulu
  • Jacob Torres, Aiea
  • Lacey Uchida, Hilo
  • Pono Yanagi, Hilo