Waikoloa Beach Resort

Waikoloa Beach Resort

The Gathering Place of the Kohala Coast

GOLF’S FUTURE PGA TOUR STARS AT WAIKOLOA BEACH RESORT

Jan 13, 2015

Venerable Kings’ Course will be Host Venue for the

24th Annual Amer Ari Intercollegiate Golf Tournament at Waikoloa Beach Resort
WAIKOLOA, KOHALA COAST, HAWAII—The 24th Annual Amer Ari at Waikoloa Beach Resort will be taking place on Feb, 4-7, 2015, with all rounds being played on the renowned Tom Weiskopf-designed Kings’ Course.

A total of 18 teams are scheduled to participate in the Amer Ari this year, including nine of the top 25 ranked teams in the U.S. Golf fans will get a chance to see NCAA Men’s No. 1 ranked player Cheng-Tsung Pan of Washington in addition to the University of Oregon team, ranked No. 2. Along with other notable teams include, No. 4 ranked Texas, No. 7 ranked UCLA, and No. 13 ranked Auburn. This year’s field is among the best in the country.

“The Amer Ari at Waikoloa Beach Resort is one of the most important collegiate tournaments of the year,” says Earl Tamiya, Men’s Head Golf Coach at the University of Hawaii Hilo, which is the tournament host. “Past winners have gone on to realize great success on the professional tours and in golf. We are proud to have it played at the WaikoloaBeach Resort!”

Past medalists in the tourney include some of today’s best-known PGA Tour stars, including Notah Begay (Stanford, 1994), Matt Kuchar (Georgia Tech, 1999 and 2000), Anthony Kim (Oklahoma, 2004) and Jordan Spieth (Texas, 2012).

Waikoloa Beach Resort is situated on 1,350 acres of the beautiful Kohala Coast on the Hawaii’s Big Island – the GolfCapital of the Aloha State. Waikoloa features two fabulous golf courses with unique layouts specifically designed to challenge shot-making skills while letting golfers enjoy the magnificent beauty of the Big Island: views of the majestic, often-times snow-capped Mauna Kea Mountain and the warm, tranquil Pacific Ocean.

2015 Participant List

Arizona State University - #25

University of Colorado

Oregon State University

University of Hawaii - Hilo

Oklahoma State University

University of Hawaii – Manoa

San Jose State University

Stanford University - #16

Texas Christian University

University of Oregon - #2

Texas Tech University - #18

University of Washington - #19

University of California, Davis

Auburn University - #13

University of Southern California - #14

University of California, Los Angeles - #7

University of Texas - #4

Osaka Gakuin University

Tournament History

Year Team Individual Medalist

1992 Oklahoma State Craig Hainline, Oklahoma State

1993 UNLV Alan Bratton, Okalahoma State

1994 Arkansas Todd Dempsey, Arizona State

1995 Arizona State Notah Begay, Stanford

1996 Oklahoma State Chris Hanell, Arizona State

1997 Oklahoma State Jim Skinner, SMU

1998 UNLV Bill Lunde, UNLV

1999 UNLV James Watt, Nevada-Reno

2000 Georgia Tech Matt Kuchar, Georgia Tech

Carlton Forrester, Georgia Tech

2001 Georgia Tech Matt Kuchar, Georgia Tech

Bryce Molder, Georgia Tech

2002 Texas Sprague Kolp, Nevado-Reno

2003 Georgia Tech Troy Matteson, Georgia Tech

2004 UCLA Adam Meyer, TCU

2005 Georgia Tech Anthony Kim, Oklahoma

2006 Oklahoma State Tyler Leon, Oklahoma State

2007 Georgia Tech Cameron Tringale, Georgia Tech

2008 Oklahoma Jonathan Moore, Oklahoma State

2009 Stanford Jesper Kennegard, Arizona State

2010 USC Nick Taylor, Washington

2011 Oklahoma State Daniel Miernicki, Oregon

2012 Texas Jeffery Kang, USC

2013 UCLA Dominic Bozzelli, Auburn

2014 Oklahoma State Jordan Niebrugge, Oklahoma StatGOLF’S FUTURE PGA TOUR STARS AT WAIKOLOA BEACH RESORT

Venerable Kings’ Course will be Host Venue for the

24th Annual Amer Ari Intercollegiate Golf Tournament at Waikoloa Beach Resort
WAIKOLOA, KOHALA COAST, HAWAII—The 24th Annual Amer Ari at Waikoloa Beach Resort will be taking place on Feb, 4-7, 2015, with all rounds being played on the renowned Tom Weiskopf-designed Kings’ Course.

A total of 18 teams are scheduled to participate in the Amer Ari this year, including nine of the top 25 ranked teams in the U.S. Golf fans will get a chance to see NCAA Men’s No. 1 ranked player Cheng-Tsung Pan of Washington in addition to the University of Oregon team, ranked No. 2. Along with other notable teams include, No. 4 ranked Texas, No. 7 ranked UCLA, and No. 13 ranked Auburn. This year’s field is among the best in the country.

“The Amer Ari at Waikoloa Beach Resort is one of the most important collegiate tournaments of the year,” says Earl Tamiya, Men’s Head Golf Coach at the University of Hawaii Hilo, which is the tournament host. “Past winners have gone on to realize great success on the professional tours and in golf. We are proud to have it played at the WaikoloaBeach Resort!”

Past medalists in the tourney include some of today’s best-known PGA Tour stars, including Notah Begay (Stanford, 1994), Matt Kuchar (Georgia Tech, 1999 and 2000), Anthony Kim (Oklahoma, 2004) and Jordan Spieth (Texas, 2012).

Waikoloa Beach Resort is situated on 1,350 acres of the beautiful Kohala Coast on the Hawaii’s Big Island – the GolfCapital of the Aloha State. Waikoloa features two fabulous golf courses with unique layouts specifically designed to challenge shot-making skills while letting golfers enjoy the magnificent beauty of the Big Island: views of the majestic, often-times snow-capped Mauna Kea Mountain and the warm, tranquil Pacific Ocean.

2015 Participant List

Arizona State University - #25

University of Colorado

Oregon State University

University of Hawaii - Hilo

Oklahoma State University

University of Hawaii – Manoa

San Jose State University

Stanford University - #16

Texas Christian University

University of Oregon - #2

Texas Tech University - #18

University of Washington - #19

University of California, Davis

Auburn University - #13

University of Southern California - #14

University of California, Los Angeles - #7

University of Texas - #4

Osaka Gakuin University

Tournament History

Year Team Individual Medalist

1992 Oklahoma State Craig Hainline, Oklahoma State

1993 UNLV Alan Bratton, Okalahoma State

1994 Arkansas Todd Dempsey, Arizona State

1995 Arizona State Notah Begay, Stanford

1996 Oklahoma State Chris Hanell, Arizona State

1997 Oklahoma State Jim Skinner, SMU

1998 UNLV Bill Lunde, UNLV

1999 UNLV James Watt, Nevada-Reno

2000 Georgia Tech Matt Kuchar, Georgia Tech

Carlton Forrester, Georgia Tech

2001 Georgia Tech Matt Kuchar, Georgia Tech

Bryce Molder, Georgia Tech

2002 Texas Sprague Kolp, Nevado-Reno

2003 Georgia Tech Troy Matteson, Georgia Tech

2004 UCLA Adam Meyer, TCU

2005 Georgia Tech Anthony Kim, Oklahoma

2006 Oklahoma State Tyler Leon, Oklahoma State

2007 Georgia Tech Cameron Tringale, Georgia Tech

2008 Oklahoma Jonathan Moore, Oklahoma State

2009 Stanford Jesper Kennegard, Arizona State

2010 USC Nick Taylor, Washington

2011 Oklahoma State Daniel Miernicki, Oregon

2012 Texas Jeffery Kang, USC

2013 UCLA Dominic Bozzelli, Auburn

2014 Oklahoma State Jordan Niebrugge, Oklahoma State e