Get past the spectacular scenery, the whitecaps on the Pacific Ocean, the occasional whale sightings and the great golf holes on the Plantation Course at Kapalua and consider what might be the top storylines Friday through Monday in the PGA Tour’s season open at the Hyundai Tournament of Champions.
Is it the emergence of the aspiring stars? How about those who’ll shine brightly and then fade? Who among the 30 champions will come out quickly in this no-cut event and set the pace for the 2013 season?
It’s going to be an interesting season on the PGA Tour, and it all gets started Friday.
Here are 10 suggestions to keep an eye on.