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Joaquin Niemann introduces himself to Kapalua’s renovated Plantation Course with a 66

  • PHOTO BY MATT YORK / ASSOCIATED PRESS
                                Matt Kuchar hits from the second tee during first round of the Tournament of Champions golf event, Thursday, Jan. 2, 2020, at Kapalua Plantation Course in Kapalua, Hawaii.

    PHOTO BY MATT YORK / ASSOCIATED PRESS

    Matt Kuchar hits from the second tee during first round of the Tournament of Champions golf event, Thursday, Jan. 2, 2020, at Kapalua Plantation Course in Kapalua, Hawaii.

  • PHOTO BY MATT YORK / ASSOCIATED PRESS
                                Rickie Fowler hits from the second tee during first round of the Tournament of Champions golf event, Thursday, Jan. 2, 2020, at Kapalua Plantation Course in Kapalua, Hawaii.

    PHOTO BY MATT YORK / ASSOCIATED PRESS

    Rickie Fowler hits from the second tee during first round of the Tournament of Champions golf event, Thursday, Jan. 2, 2020, at Kapalua Plantation Course in Kapalua, Hawaii.

  • PHOTO BY MATT YORK / ASSOCIATED PRESS
                                Justin Thomas hits from the second tee during first round of the Tournament of Champions golf event, Thursday, Jan. 2, 2020, at Kapalua Plantation Course in Kapalua, Hawaii.

    PHOTO BY MATT YORK / ASSOCIATED PRESS

    Justin Thomas hits from the second tee during first round of the Tournament of Champions golf event, Thursday, Jan. 2, 2020, at Kapalua Plantation Course in Kapalua, Hawaii.

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                                Joaquin Niemann waved after making a birdie at the 18th green on Thursday.

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    Joaquin Niemann waved after making a birdie at the 18th green on Thursday.

With the weekend weather forecast calling for much more wind than blew in Thursday’s opening round of the Sentry Tournament of Champions, it was important for the 34 golfers teeing it up at the newly renovated Plantation Course to go low. Read more

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