Following his second career HIC Pro victory, the Hawaiian is now well positioned to return to the Championship Tour next year.
The Hawaiian powerhouse went blow for blow with Wade Carmichael (AUS) in the Sunset Beach final
Another huge battle for Championship Tour qualification kicks into high gear this month with seven spots still up for grabs.
Top seeds advance in perfect conditions at Sunset Beach.
Sunset Beach delivered clean waves for Rounds 1 & 2 of the Men's QS3,000