Golf in Paradise: Enjoy the Most Breathtaking Pictures From the 2022 Sentry Tournament of Champions

Published 01/10/2022, 12:47 PM EST


After more than a month’s break, the PGA tour resumed its season in 2022, with the Sentry Tournament of Champions kicking off in Hawaii. The week was full of excitement, and we finally witnessed our favorite golfers back in action.

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Indeed, we were treated to a wholesome and star-studded field, with 38 winners from last year’s season teeing it up. That included World No. 1 and 2, Jon Rahm and Collin Morikawa, alongside Justin Thomas, Patrick Cantlay, Bryson DeChambeau, Brooks Koepka and many more.

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The stars of the weekend were undoubtedly Rahm and Smith, who, inch by inch, moved ahead of the rest of the field and established their supremacy early in the week.

Coming into the ultimate day, the pair were T-1, a dominating 5 strokes ahead of Daniel Berger. Subsequently, a mighty battle ensued on Sunday, and Smith was successful in holding off the Spaniard to a record-breaking victory at the Kapalua Plantation Course.

Cameron Smith and Jon Rahm stun the field

The course on the beautiful island of Hawaii witnessed some magnificent moments, scenery, as well as golf. Meanwhile, from the stars of the week, here are the best ones-

January 7, 2022; Maui, Hawaii, USA; Jon Rahm reacts after missing his putt on the 13th hole during the second round of the Sentry Tournament of Champions golf tournament at Kapalua Resort – The Plantation Course. Mandatory Credit: Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports
January 9, 2022; Maui, Hawaii, USA; A surfer rides a wave as Cameron Smith lines up his putt on the 11th hole during the final round of the Sentry Tournament of Champions golf tournament at Kapalua Resort – The Plantation Course. Mandatory Credit: Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports

A mouth-watering view at the Sentry Tournament of Champions

From Justin Thomas‘ new course record to Viktor Hovland’s dramatic golf bag stories, the week was a wholesome wrap-up.

January 6, 2022; Maui, Hawaii, USA; Daniel Berger putts on the practice area before the first round of the Sentry Tournament of Champions golf tournament at Kapalua Resort – The Plantation Course. Mandatory Credit: Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports
January 6, 2022; Maui, Hawaii, USA; Cam Davis putts on the third hole during the first round of the Sentry Tournament of Champions golf tournament at Kapalua Resort – The Plantation Course. Mandatory Credit: Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports
January 8, 2022; Maui, Hawaii, USA; Justin Thomas acknowledges the crowd after making his putt on the 13th hole during the third round of the Sentry Tournament of Champions golf tournament at Kapalua Resort – The Plantation Course. Mandatory Credit: Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports

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Simply magnificent, isn’t it? Drop your favorite moments from the Sentry Tournament of Champions and any that we missed, in the comment section below!

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Ishita Bhargava

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Ishita Bhargava is a Golf content writer at Essentially Sports. Currently pursuing her undergraduate degree from the Shri Ram College of Commerce, she has a keen interest in sports and fitness. When not playing or watching a sports event, Ishita can be seen spending time with her pets or binge-watching.

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