It took a playoff but 26 year old Tyler Ota earned a spot into the 2020 Sony Open winning Monday's 12 golfer amateur tournament at the Waialae Country Club with a 3-under. It is the Moanalua grads 2nd time qualifying for the Sony Open after doing it back in 2018. 

Ota also won this years Manoa Cup and State Amateur Championship becoming the first golfer to win both in a same year. Ota plans to become a pro after the January tournament.