Kevin Kawasaki records first round ace at AG Two Man Links at Bandon Dunes
Ace maker Kevin Kawasaki
Ace maker Kevin Kawasaki

When the father and son teams of Edwin and Kevin Kawasaki and Pete and Lawson Wlodkowski strolled off the par-3 12th tee at Bandon Dunes, a bold prediction was made by the the elder Wlodkowski, the founder of AmateurGolf.com, and the Two Man Links Championship.

"I remember the year Charlie Mazzola made an ace on this hole," said Wlodkowski to the younger Kawasaki, Kevin.

"I predict someone is going to make an ace this year."

As both players joked about hoping it would be them who did it, the subject was dropped for rest of the round. But it was "out in the universe," as they say.

During Friday's first round at Bandon Trails, Kawasaki stood up to a 56-degree wedge on the short-but-tricky 5th hole. There are no pictures on the scorecard, but this hole is in fact, featured on the Bandon Trails card and media publications both physical and virtual everywhere. It's a stunner.

Landing one foot away and quickly spinning into the cup, Kawasaki's ace was a thing of beauty, especially for Jimmy, the caddie who fixed his eyes on it from his spot on the 17th tee (in another group) and jumped in the air screaming as it dropped.

The 22nd annual Two Man Links Championship is off with a bang, thanks to Kawasaki. Click the links to view results for Open and Father & Son divisions. And if you've never been to Bandon Dunes, think about joining us next April.

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ABOUT THE Two-Man Links at Bandon Dunes

He who hesitates is lost. And the 23rd Two Man Links Championship is going to fill quickly, so don't wait! Join us for AmateurGolf.com's flagship best-ball event at the highly-acclaimed Bandon Dunes Resort - site of the 2020 U.S. Amateur! The tournament features Championship, Senior Championship, and Net and Father & Son Divisions (with gross and net prizes) and it always draws a diverse group of players from across the U.S. and Canada.

AmateurGolf.com is pleased to report that the Father & Son division continues to grow, with 50% of the field in 2021 and 2022 comprised of Father & Son teams! We award gross and net prizes in this division, with teams also eligible for the overall gross or net championship.

(4) nights lodging at Bandon Dunes Resort (see options below)
(4) tournament rounds (1) at each at four of the resort's five courses
(1) gala tournament dinner (golf attire fine)
$10,000 in prizes and awards (based on 80 players)
Tournament awards for division winners
Welcome gifts for all players


Thursday, April 18, 2024
Arrival day, golf at player's expense today for those that arrive early enough or complimentary use of awesome range
- Lodging: Bandon Dunes Resort

Friday, April 19, 2024
Tournament Round 1
Sheep Ranch
- Lodging: Bandon Dunes Resort

Saturday, April 20, 2024

Tournament Round 2
Pacific Dunes
- Lodging: Bandon Dunes Resort

Sunday, April 21, 2024
Tournament Round 3
Bandon Dunes
- evening: 7:00pm - Dinner at Bandon Dunes- Macdonald Hall (above McKee's Pub)
- Lodging: Bandon Dunes Resort

Monday, April 22, 2024
Final Round
Bandon Trails
- morning tee times tbd based on number of players -- please check out of your room prior to play unless arrangements have been made to stay over
- Tournament Awards immediately following play at Bandon Dunes.


Prizes will be awarded by division based on the number of players in that division as follows:

Father & Son Team (Low Gross and Low Net)
Open Team (Low Gross and Low Net)

SENIORS: A trophy and bonus will be awarded to the lowest gross score among teams where both players are age 50 and over)

For net scoring, play will be at 80% of course handicap, with a maximum allowance of 18 for each player, and using the low handicap index for the past year from the USGA GHIN System. A maximum combined team handicap of 36.0 is suggested.

Play will be from the Green Tees, except that those aged 70+ may elect to play from the Gold Tees.

**PRICING OPTIONS (per player)**

(rooming with another tournament player only) includes 4 rounds of golf, 4 nights of lodging, one big dinner, plus $10,000 of prizes plus welcome gifts for all players

$3495 -- ** SINGLE OCC.**
includes 4 rounds of golf, 4 nights of lodging, one big dinner, plus $10,000 of tournament prizes and welcome gifts for all players

(separate bedrooms and bathrooms, shared common area). includes 4 rounds of golf, 4 nights of lodging, one big dinner, plus $10,000 of tournament prizes and welcome gifts for all players


* To download a tournament brochure, click here
* To express an interest in playing (no commitment), click here

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