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Dean Wilson was born in Kaneohe on Oahu. He turned professional in 1992 after a successful college career both academically and athletically at Brigham Young University, and since turning pro he has won six times on the Japan Golf Tour and once on the PGA Tour. He has played in all four major championships, including an impressive T30 finish in both the 2007 Masters and 2011 US Open.
Career Highlights: PGA Tour International champion, Hawaii State Open champion, has competed in all four professional majors.
Best known for his appearance on The Golf Channel’s Big Break, Tony Finau golf bona fides run far past this golf reality show. He first turned professional at age 17, and that same year he made his first cut on the PGA TOUR. Without mincing words, Tony absolutely hammers the golf ball. Both he and his brother Gipper have been making Turtle Bay a relaxing retreat for years, and the chance to tee it up with either of them is a memory that will last forever.
Career Highlights: Featured among Golf Magazine’s “Top 10 American Players Under 25”
Born of an impressive sports lineage (his mother played Olympic volleyball), Parker certainly has done a lot with his athletic abilities. A Hawaii state champion three times over in both golf and volleyball, Parker’s golf career started impressive at an early age. As a member of the PGA Tour, Parker won the Reno-Tahoe Open, and has numerous other top-10 finishes. A native of Oahu, Parker is known throughout the Tour for his laid-back, island vibe.
Hometown: Honolulu, Hawaii Current Residence: Scottsdale, Arizona
Career Highlights: Winner, PGA Tour’s Reno-Tahoe Open
A native of Kauai and recent graduate of the University of Hawaii, TJ is one of the top up-and-coming professional golfers in Hawaii. As a captain for the UH Warriors, TJ had the team’s lowest scoring average his last three years and was named to the All-WAC team his senior year. He has won numerous tournaments as an amateur and even competed in the PGA Tour’s Sony Open. With a great personality and world class ability, TJ makes a great playing partner.
Hometown: Lihue, Kauai Current Residence: Honolulu, HI
Career Highlights: Qualified for the 2010 Sony Open in Hawaii. Winner Hawaii’s most prestigious amateur tournament, The Manoa Cup. Winner of the 2010 Kauai Collegiate Golf Tournament.
A four-time winner on the PGA Tour and a six-time winner on the Champions Tour (including the 1999 Senior US Open), Dave has played well his whole career and continues today in his semi-retirement. A long time resident of Oahu, Dave is both a great player and someone who is always full of “insider” stories about life on tour and the legends of the game.
Hometown: Waco, Texas Current Residence: Honolulu, Hawaii
Career Highlights: A 12-time professional winner including the prestigious US Senior Open in 1999
A staff member at Turtle Bay, Anthony is a strong player and someone for whom the islands have always been a draw. Anthony began his career working with the Southern California PGA, and from there he transitioned to a role as Executive Director of the Aloha Section PGA, based on Oahu. Now a member of the Turtle Bay team, Anthony can be a great playing companion in the day and even be available to show you some of Waikiki’s hot-spots at night.Posted on: February 22, 2013