Meet our Mary Cave Cup Team Hawaii!
Kate Nakaoka (Mililani), Raya Nakao (Mililani), Kelsie Inouye (Aiea) and Payten Shimizu (Wailuku) will represent Hawaii at the Mary Cave Cup in San Diego, CA, August 2-4.
Kate Nakaoka captured the HSJGA All Ages JTS Kauai
Raya Nakao is the HSJGA King Auto Group 13-18 State Champion
Kelsie Inouye was runner up at the HSJGA King Auto Group 13-18 State Championship
Payten Shimizu finished 3rd at the HSJGA All Ages JTS Maui
The team will be led by veteran Captain, Brenda Rego, PGA of Wailuku, who
is the head professional at Wailea Resort’s Blue Course. In the 1970s, she won every major amateur championship in Hawaii, turned professional in 1980 and played the LPGA Tour for 2 years then became Hawaii’s first female Class A PGA professional. In 2017, Brenda was inducted into the Aloha Section PGA Hall of Fame. She has served as an HSJGA board member since 2000, has captained the Girls’ Junior America’s Cup Hawaii team for 5 years and Mary Cave Cup team for 15 years. ...