Hoopla at the Hyundai

First photo: Pro golfer Bill Haas poses for Golf Today photographer Yoshi Watanabe as Eiko Oizumi holds a reflector Wednesday afternoon on the first tee of the Kapalua Plantation Course. The photo shoot was part of pre-tourney hoopla at Kapalua as Haas and 29 other PGA Tour pros gear up to compete in the $5.6 million, season-opening, winners-only Hyundai Tournament of Champions.

Second photo: Also on the first tee, golfer Jonas Blixt (right) shakes hands with Steven Hale, the caddie for Keegan Bradley. Pro-am play begins today at 7 a.m., while tournament action starts Friday and ends with Monday’s final round. For more about the tournament, including tee times and TV schedule, see Sports.