The 25th Annual Flyin’ Hawaiian Open will take place over the weekend of September 21-22, 2019.
Join the Honolulu Disc Golf Association (HDGA) for the 2019 Flyin’ Hawaiian Open. This is a PDGA C Tier event that will be held at the beautiful Ho’omaluhia Botanical Garden. Come experience this challenging temporary course setup just for this event!
ONLINE REGISTRATION CLOSES ON SEPTEMBER 19 @ 8:00PM HST.
REGISTRATION LINK (https://www.discgolfscene.com/tournaments/2018_Hawaii_State_Championships/register)
Where is Ho’omaluhia Botanical Garden?
The Hoʻomaluhia Botanical Garden is located at 45-680 Luluku Road, Kāne’ohe, Oahu, Hawaii 96744.
The two-day event will include two rounds of 18 on Saturday and one round of 18 on Sunday followed by a final 9. All players will participate in the final 9.
*Final determination of the rounds played each day will be determined at tee-off, at the discretion of the tournament director.
**Final determination of Divisions will be made prior to the start of the tournament. If there are fewer than 4 players in any division, that division may be collapsed into a related division (i.e. Grand-master division could be collapsed into the Master division).
Open players. 100% payout.
Saturday, September 21:
Players Meeting: 9:45am at the Kahua Nui Pavilion
Tee Time: Approx 10:15-10:30am.
Sunday, September 22:
Players Meeting: 9:30am sharp at the Kahua Nui Pavilion
Tee Time: Approx 9:45-10:00am
Practice Round on Friday, September 20:
Practice Round: We should have the course available for practice or to hold a doubles round, by 12:00 or 1:00pm on Friday, September 20. It really depends on how much assistance we have setting up the course. Keep checking back here, or our Facebook page closer to the date for more details.
Camping will be available all weekend (Friday, Saturday, and Sunday) and will be FREE for all registered players and their guests!
Parking Pass for the Weekend:
Please make sure to stop in at the Visitor’s Center on your way into the park and pick up a parking pass for the weekend. All cars are required to have a parking pass, if they are in the park after 4:00PM.
The gate at Ho’omaluhia Botanical Garden is open daily from 9:00 am – 4:00 pm.
On Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, cars with permits or car passes may use these later gate times below:
5:30 pm – 6:30 pm (entrance and exits)
9:00 pm – 9:15 pm (for exits only)
Amateur divisions will be “True Amateur”. Players will receive a players pack and top finishers in each division will receive trophies.
AM player’s pack will include an event stamped disc, and an event t-shirt. Open players will receive a t-shirt in the players pack. THe disc will cost $20 extra.
There will be an ACE pool of $5 on Saturday, and $5 on Sunday. If no Ace is hit during the tournament there will be a CTP throw off at the end.
The Awards Ceremony will take place immediately following the event, once the scorecards are turned in and all calculated.
The Honolulu Disc Golf Association follows the PDGA Players Code of Conduct, whereby all players are expected to behave in a professional and sportsmanlike manner while participating in any HDGA events. Any conduct deemed to be unprofessional is subject to disqualification by the Tournament Director.
Parking Pass for the Weekend:
Make sure to stop in at the Visitor’s Center on your way into the park and pick up a parking pass for the weekend. All cars in the park must be out by 4:00pm, unless you have a parking pass. There are 2 additional exit times after 4:00pm, and 1 additional entrance time after 4:00PM, however in all cases you MUST already have a parking pass to enter or exit the park after 4:00PM.
- Gate to the park opens daily at 9:00AM (sometimes they will open the gate maybe 10-15 minutes early)
- Gate to the park closes daily at 4:00PM SHARP (all car remaining in the park after 4:00PM MUST have a parking pass
- Gate is open for ENTRANCE and EXIT between 5:30PM-6:30PM daily (for vehicles with parking permit only)
- Gate is open from 9:00PM-9:15PM for EXIT ONLY
For more information on this event, please contact the TD (Justin St. Denis) at firstname.lastname@example.org