Mitsubishi Electric Championship at Hualalai Surpasses $2 million in Charitable Giving
KA’UPULEHU-KONA, Hawaii – The Mitsubishi Electric Championship at Hualalai held its charitable contribution check presentation on Tuesday afternoon, celebrating the tournament’s contributions for 2023. Since the Mitsubishi Electric Championship moved to Hualalai Golf Course in 1997, the tournament has donated $2.09 million to local community organizations.
A total of $264,400 was split up among the Rotary Club of Kona, the Daniel R. Sayre Foundation, Hualalai Ohana Foundation, Pua ka Ilima Kawaihae Historical Surf Park and the Big Island Junior Golf Association. The ceremony was attended by Mike Corbo (Mitsubishi Electric), Kris Hazard and Larry Webb (Rotary Club of Kona), Frank and Laura Sayre (Sayre Foundation), Nico Verissimo (Hualalai Ohana Foundation) and Roger Harris (Pua ka Ilima Historical Surf Park).
“We are incredibly thankful for everyone’s support in helping the Mitsubishi Electric Championship at Hualalai surpass $2 million in charitable donations since 1997,” said Tournament Manager Kelly Fliear. “We are grateful for Mitsubishi Electric and all our supporting sponsors, whose participation creates a lasting impact in the community on the Island of Hawaii. We look forward to continuing this tradition in the years to come.”
“At Mitsubishi Electric, our purpose is to create a more vibrant and sustainable world, through our innovative solutions but also through our relationships on and off the golf course,” said Mike Corbo, president and CEO of Mitsubishi Electric US. “Hualalai is a special place and the perfect setting to host our title event. We are proud to be able to give back to the Kona community through this amazing tournament.”
Mitsubishi Electric’s commitment to charity continues on PGA TOUR Champions through their golf partnership. Mitsubishi Electric is an Official Marketing Partner of the PGA TOUR as well as the title sponsor of two PGA TOUR Champions events, the Mitsubishi Electric Championship at Hualalai and the Mitsubishi Electric Classic. Through both of their PGA TOUR Champions events, more than $5 million has been donated to local charities.
All three rounds of the 2024 Mitsubishi Electric Championship at Hualalai will be televised live on GOLF Channel from Thursday to Saturday. For more information on the Mitsubishi Electric Championship at Hualalai, please visit PGATOUR.com.