On January 14that Oahu Hawaii (US), Sony Open will start. It is the largest charity event in Hawaii, a professional golf tournament on the PGA Tour, and is part of the tour’s FedEx Cup Series. Starting in 1971, the event is the first full-field event of the calendar year. In just seventeen years, the Sony Open has emerged as a leader in charitable giving in the state. With a significant start of generating 256,000 dollar for 43 charities in 1999, tournament charity proceeds now surpass the 1million dollar mark annually benefiting more than 150 not-for-profit organizations.