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What’s NEW at the 2013 Mitsubishi Electric Champions Tour Championship at Hualalai?

In this, the 17th year of the Champions Tour Championship at Hualalai Resort on the Big Island of Hawaii, there are several exciting developments to watch for this year including expanded media reach, new high-definition aerial photography, and five all new players added to the field of big-name champions.

International Media Coverage for the 2013 Mitsubishi Champions Tour Championship

International media coverage of the 2013 Mitsubishi Champions Tour Championship has been boosted to all-time highs. The Golf Channel will be bringing the tournament to golf enthusiasts around the world with event coverage from 2:30pm to 5:30pm (Hawaii Standard Time), an East Coast prime time start of 7:30pm on each day of the tournament (Friday, Saturday & Sunday: January 18, 19, 20).

Natural ponds and ocean at the beautiful Hualalai Resort

Additionally, the graceful beauty of the Hualalai Resort and the surrounding Kohala Coast will be featured from an all-new perspective: high-definition aerial shots from an airplane-mounted camera.

With a beautiful weekend weather forecast and humpback whale season in full-swing, viewers around the world are sure to be wowed by dramatic nature shots of waves breaking and whales breaching. And what could be more inviting than images of relaxed, blissful residents & guests enjoying the private residences, luxury pools, acres of ocean frontage and elegant, toes-in-sand, twinkle-lit outdoor dining at the Four Seasons Hualalai Resort?

2013 Mitsubishi Champions Tour Championship: Field of Competitors

Finally, the field of competitors is to be “one of the finest in the history of the event” according to John Freitas, General Manager of the Hualalai Club. Be sure to look out for the five rookie players new to this tournament!

  • Roger Chapman: Winner of the 2012 Senior PGA Championship and the 2012 U.S. Senior Open
  • Steve Elkington: Having spent 50 weeks in the top-10 of the Official World Golf Rankings, this will be Steve’s first Champions Tour Event ever
  • Kirk Triplett: 3-time PGA tour winner
  • Willie Wood: August 2012 winner of the Dicks’ Sporting Good Tournament in New York
  • Joe Daley: July 2012 winner of the Senior Players Championship

Whether you are able to experience the 2013 Mitsubishi Electric Champions Tour Championship at Hualalai first hand by coming down to the resort, or watching from the comfort of your own home…this year’s expanded media coverage and incredible field of champions battling for the Win are sure to entertain, engage, and entice!

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