Charley Hoffman finishes strong in 2017 opener

Our guy Charley Hoffman got it rolling late in the game on Sunday, making birdie on his last three holes to finish the season-opening SBS Tournament of Champions in a tie for 17th, at 11-under 281.

Charley also carded three birds on the front side Sunday, including this chip-in from 58 feet at the par-4 fourth:

For Charley, this was a solid start to the 2017 calendar year schedule, his second season with Flash Global as a sponsor. He opened with a 71 on Thursday and followed with rounds of 70-71-69, making at least five birdies in each round over the Plantation Course at Kapalua. View the final leaderboard here.

Next up for Charley: The CareerBuilder Challenge, Jan. 19-22 in La Quinta, California.