Tendo wins MCC title for sixth time in seven years

Raymond Tendo watches a putt Sunday on the way to winning the Maui Country Club championship. The Maui News / JOE BRADLEY photo

Raymond Tendo won the Maui Country Club championship for the sixth time in seven years Sunday, finishing with a 23-shot victory in the 54-hole event in Spreckelsville.

Tendo shot 108 in the final 27 holes for a 218 total.

Wally Taylor (117) was the runner-up, and Kimo Haynes (123) finished another three shots back. Jon Yokouchi closed with a 125 to finish fourth at 246.

Frank Jimenez won the net flight by one shot, closing with a 76 for a 36-hole total of 144.

Chick Decoite also had a 76 to tie for second with Jeff Muller (74).