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Tournament results: Bridgestone Open

Results for the Bridgestone Open are shown in the table below, which includes details of the respective winners, their scores and prize money, relevant venues and title sponsors.
2021
Japan
(Imahira, Shugo)
Oct 7-10
¥22million
Bridgestone

Category

Japan

Winner (holder)

(Imahira, Shugo)

Score

Oct 7-10

Prize money

¥22million

Title sponsor

Bridgestone

Played as the Bridgestone Open (Oct 7-10; Japan Tr event). [Sodegaura course, Sodegaura CC, Chiba, Jpn].

2020
Japan
(Imahira, Shugo)
Cancelled
x
Bridgestone

Category

Japan

Winner (holder)

(Imahira, Shugo)

Score

Cancelled

Prize money

x

Title sponsor

Bridgestone

Bridgestone Open not played in 2020 (scheduled for Oct 8-11; cancelled due to global coronavirus pandemic; Japan Tr event). [Sodegaura course, Sodegaura CC, Chiba, Jpn].

2019
Japan
Imahira, Shugo
131 (-11)
¥15million
Bridgestone

Category

Japan

Winner (holder)

Imahira, Shugo

Score

131 (-11)

Prize money

¥15million

Title sponsor

Bridgestone

Played as the Bridgestone Open (Oct 10-13; Japan Tr event). Second-placed Seungsu Han (USA), Akio Sadakata (Jpn), Hiroyuki Fujita (Jpn) and Tomoharu Otsuki (Jpn) finished 1 shot behind defending champion Imahira (Jpn). Reduced to 36 holes; weekend play lost to Typhoon Hagibis. [Sodegaura course, Sodegaura CC, Chiba, Jpn].

2018
Japan
Imahira, Shugo
268 (-16)
¥30million
Bridgestone

Category

Japan

Winner (holder)

Imahira, Shugo

Score

268 (-16)

Prize money

¥30million

Title sponsor

Bridgestone

Played as the Bridgestone Open (Oct 18-21; Japan Tr event). Second-placed Masahiro Kawamura (Jpn) finished 1 shot behind Imahira (Jpn), who recorded his second Japan Tour win. [Sodegaura course, Sodegaura CC, Chiba, Jpn].

2017
Japan
Tokimatsu, Ryuko
133 (-9)
¥15million
Bridgestone

Category

Japan

Winner (holder)

Tokimatsu, Ryuko

Score

133 (-9)

Prize money

¥15million

Title sponsor

Bridgestone

Played as the Bridgestone Open (Oct 19-22; Japan Tr event). Second-placed Lee Sang-hee (S Kor) finished 2 shots behind Tokimatsu (Jpn), who claimed his second Japan Tour win. Reduced to 36 holes due to severe rain on last two days. [Sodegaura course, Sodegaura CC, Chiba, Jpn].

2016
Japan
Kodaira, Satoshi
270 (-14)
¥30million
Bridgestone

Category

Japan

Winner (holder)

Kodaira, Satoshi

Score

270 (-14)

Prize money

¥30million

Title sponsor

Bridgestone

Played as the Bridgestone Open (Oct 20-23; Japan Tr event). Second-placed Lee Kyoung-hoon (S Kor) finished 1 shot behind Kodaira (Jpn). [Sodegaura course, Sodegaura CC, Chiba, Jpn].

2015
Japan
Matsumura, Michio
275 (-9)
¥30million
Bridgestone

Category

Japan

Winner (holder)

Matsumura, Michio

Score

275 (-9)

Prize money

¥30million

Title sponsor

Bridgestone

Played as the Bridgestone Open (Oct 22-25; Japan Tr event). Second-placed "K.T." Kim Kyung-tae (S Kor), Adam Bland (Aus), Yuki Inamori (Jpn) and Mikumu Horikawa (Jpn) finished 2 shots behind Matsumura (Jpn), who recorded his fifth Japan Tour win. [Sodegaura course, Sodegaura CC, Chiba, Jpn].

2014
Japan
Oda, Koumei
269 (-15)
¥30million
Bridgestone

Category

Japan

Winner (holder)

Oda, Koumei

Score

269 (-15)

Prize money

¥30million

Title sponsor

Bridgestone

Played as the Bridgestone Open (Oct 23-26; Japan Tr event). Second-placed Hiroyuki Fujita (Jpn) finished 1 shot behind Oda (Jpn). [Sodegaura course, Sodegaura CC, Chiba, Jpn].

2013
Japan
Maruyama, Daisuke
203 (-10)
¥22.5million
Bridgestone

Category

Japan

Winner (holder)

Maruyama, Daisuke

Score

203 (-10)

Prize money

¥22.5million

Title sponsor

Bridgestone

Played as the Bridgestone Open (Oct 24-27; Japan Tr event). Second-placed "I.J." Jang Ik-jae (S Kor) finished 3 shots behind Maruyama (Jpn). Reduced to 54 holes due to bad weather. [Sodegaura course, Sodegaura CC, Chiba, Jpn].

2012
Japan
Taniguchi, Toru
272 (-12)
¥30million
Bridgestone

Category

Japan

Winner (holder)

Taniguchi, Toru

Score

272 (-12)

Prize money

¥30million

Title sponsor

Bridgestone

Played as the Bridgestone Open (Oct 18-21; Japan Tr event). Second-placed Hiroyuki Fujita (Jpn) finished 2 shots behind defending champion Taniguchi (Jpn). [Sodegaura course, Sodegaura CC, Chiba, Jpn].

2011
Japan
Taniguchi, Toru
269 (-15)
¥30million
Bridgestone

Category

Japan

Winner (holder)

Taniguchi, Toru

Score

269 (-15)

Prize money

¥30million

Title sponsor

Bridgestone

Played as the Bridgestone Open (Oct 20-23; Japan Tr event). Second-placed Shingo Katayama (Jpn), Koumei Oda (Jpn), Hiroo Kawai (Jpn) and Michio Matsumara (Jpn) finished 5 shots behind Taniguchi (Jpn). [Sodegaura course, Sodegaura CC, Chiba, Jpn].

2010
Japan
265 (-23)
¥30million
Bridgestone

Category

Japan

Winner (holder)

Ikeda, Yuta

Score

265 (-23)

Prize money

¥30million

Title sponsor

Bridgestone

Played as the Bridgestone Open (Oct 21-24; Japan Tr event). Second-placed Michio Matsumura (Jpn) finished 3 shots behind defending champion Ikeda (Jpn). [Sodegaura course, Sodegaura CC, Chiba, Jpn].

2009
Japan
270 (-18)
¥30million
Bridgestone

Category

Japan

Winner (holder)

Ikeda, Yuta

Score

270 (-18)

Prize money

¥30million

Title sponsor

Bridgestone

Played as the Bridgestone Open (Oct 22-25; Japan Tr event). Second-placed Kenichi Kuboya (Jpn) finished 2 shots behind Ikeda (Jpn). [Sodegaura course, Sodegaura CC, Chiba, Jpn].

2008
Japan
Yano, Azuma
267 (-21)
¥30million
Bridgestone

Category

Japan

Winner (holder)

Yano, Azuma

Score

267 (-21)

Prize money

¥30million

Title sponsor

Bridgestone

Played as the Bridgestone Open (Oct 23-26; Japan Tr event). Second-placed Takao Nogami (Jpn) finished 4 shots behind Yano (Jpn), who recorded his third Japan Tour win. [Sodegaura course, Sodegaura CC, Chiba, Jpn].

2007
Japan
270 (-18)
¥22million
Bridgestone

Category

Japan

Winner (holder)

Katayama, Shingo

Score

270 (-18)

Prize money

¥22million

Title sponsor

Bridgestone

Played as the Bridgestone Open (Oct 18-21; Japan Tr event). Second-placed Keiichiro Fukabori (Jpn), Tomohiro Kondo (Jpn) and Steven Conran (Aus) finished 1 shot behind Katayama (Jpn). [Sodegaura course, Sodegaura CC, Chiba, Jpn].

2006
Japan
Teshima, Taichi
266 (-22)
¥22million
Bridgestone

Category

Japan

Winner (holder)

Teshima, Taichi

Score

266 (-22)

Prize money

¥22million

Title sponsor

Bridgestone

Played as the Bridgestone Open (Oct 19-22; Japan Tr event). Second-placed Kiyoshi Maita (Jpn) finished 5 shots behind Teshima (Jpn), who recorded his fifh Japan Tour win. [Sodegaura course, Sodegaura CC, Chiba, Jpn].

2005
Japan
Smail, David
272 (-16)
¥22million
Bridgestone

Category

Japan

Winner (holder)

Smail, David

Score

272 (-16)

Prize money

¥22million

Title sponsor

Bridgestone

Played as the Bridgestone Open (Oct 20-23; Japan Tr event). Second-placed Toru Suzuki (Jpn) finished 2 shots behind Smail (NZ), who recorded the last of his five Japan Tour wins. [Sodegaura course, Sodegaura CC, Chiba, Jpn].

2004
Japan
Taniguchi, Toru
272 (-16)
¥22million
Bridgestone

Category

Japan

Winner (holder)

Taniguchi, Toru

Score

272 (-16)

Prize money

¥22million

Title sponsor

Bridgestone

Played as the Bridgestone Open (Oct 21-24; Japan Tr event). Second-placed Shinichi Yokota (Jpn) and Shigeki Maruyama (Jpn) finished 1 shot behind Taniguchi (Jpn). [Sodegaura course, Sodegaura CC, Chiba, Jpn].

2003
Japan
267 (-21)
¥22million
Bridgestone

Category

Japan

Winner (holder)

Ozaki, Joe

Score

267 (-21)

Prize money

¥22million

Title sponsor

Bridgestone

Played as the Bridgestone Open (Oct 23-26; Japan Tr event). 47-year-old Naomichi "Joe" Ozaki (Jpn) beat Paul Sheehan (Aus) with a birdie at the second playoff hole, to record his 30th Japan Tour win. [Sodegaura course, Sodegaura CC, Chiba, Jpn].

2002
Japan
Laycock, Scott
272 (-16)
¥22million
Bridgestone

Category

Japan

Winner (holder)

Laycock, Scott

Score

272 (-16)

Prize money

¥22million

Title sponsor

Bridgestone

Played as the Bridgestone Open (Oct 24-27; Japan Tr event). Second-placed Shingo Katayama (Jpn) and Toru Taniguchi (Jpn) finished 1 shot behind Laycock (Aus), who recorded his first and only Japan Tour win. [Sodegaura course, Sodegaura CC, Chiba, Jpn].

2001
Japan
Izawa, Toshimitsu
274 (-14)
¥22million
Bridgestone

Category

Japan

Winner (holder)

Izawa, Toshimitsu

Score

274 (-14)

Prize money

¥22million

Title sponsor

Bridgestone

Played as the Bridgestone Open (Oct 18-21; Japan Tr event). Second-placed Masashi "Jumbo" Ozaki (Jpn) finished 1 shot behind Izawa (Jpn). [Sodegaura course, Sodegaura CC, Chiba, Jpn].

2000
Japan
Sato, Nobuhito
272 (-16)
¥22million
Bridgestone

Category

Japan

Winner (holder)

Sato, Nobuhito

Score

272 (-16)

Prize money

¥22million

Title sponsor

Bridgestone

Played as the Bridgestone Open (Oct 19-22; Japan Tr event). Second-placed Katsumasa Miyamoto (Jpn) finished 1 shot behind Sato (Jpn), who won this event for the second time in three years. [Sodegaura course, Sodegaura CC, Chiba, Jpn].

1999
Japan
268 (-20)
¥22million
Bridgestone

Category

Japan

Winner (holder)

Maruyama, Shigeki

Score

268 (-20)

Prize money

¥22million

Title sponsor

Bridgestone

Played as the Bridgestone Open (Oct 21-24; Japan Tr event). Second-placed Toshimitsu Izawa (Jpn) finished 5 shots behind Maruyama (Jpn), who this event for the third time in five years. [Sodegaura course, Sodegaura CC, Chiba, Jpn].

1998
Japan
Sato, Nobuhito
275 (-13)
¥21.6million
Bridgestone

Category

Japan

Winner (holder)

Sato, Nobuhito

Score

275 (-13)

Prize money

¥21.6million

Title sponsor

Bridgestone

Played as the Bridgestone Open (Oct 22-25; Japan Tr event). Sato (Jpn) beat Tateo "Jet" Ozaki (Jpn) with a birdie at the first playoff hole (par-5 18th). [Sodegaura course, Sodegaura CC, Chiba, Jpn].

1997
Japan
273 (-15)
¥21.6million
Bridgestone

Category

Japan

Winner (holder)

Ozaki, Jumbo

Score

273 (-15)

Prize money

¥21.6million

Title sponsor

Bridgestone

Played as the Bridgestone Open (Oct 23-26; Japan Tr event). Second-placed Shigeki Maruyama (Jpn) and Tateo "Jet" Ozaki (Jpn) (Jumbo's younger brother) finished 1 shot behind Masashi "Jumbo" Ozaki (Jpn). [Sodegaura course, Sodegaura CC, Chiba, Jpn].

1996
Japan
272 (-16)
¥21.6million
Bridgestone

Category

Japan

Winner (holder)

Maruyama, Shigeki

Score

272 (-16)

Prize money

¥21.6million

Title sponsor

Bridgestone

Played as the Bridgestone Open (Oct 17-20; Japan Tr event). Second-placed Brian Watts (Can/USA) finished 2 shots behind defending champion Maruyama (Jpn). [Sodegaura course, Sodegaura CC, Chiba, Jpn].

1995
Japan
274 (-14)
¥21.6million
Bridgestone

Category

Japan

Winner (holder)

Maruyama, Shigeki

Score

274 (-14)

Prize money

¥21.6million

Title sponsor

Bridgestone

Played as the Bridgestone Open (Oct 19-22; Japan Tr event). Second-placed Masashi "Jumbo" Ozaki (Jpn), Mark Calcavecchia (USA) and Shinichi Yokota (Jpn) finished 3 shots behind Maruyama (Jpn), who claimed his second Japan Tour win. [Sodegaura course, Sodegaura CC, Chiba, Jpn].

1994
Japan
Watts, Brian
274 (-14)
¥21.6million
Bridgestone

Category

Japan

Winner (holder)

Watts, Brian

Score

274 (-14)

Prize money

¥21.6million

Title sponsor

Bridgestone

Played as the Bridgestone Open (Oct 20-23; Japan Tr event). Second-placed Mark Calcavecchia (USA) finished 3 shots behind Watts (Can/USA). [Sodegaura course, Sodegaura CC, Chiba, Jpn].

1993
Japan
Shirahama, Ikuo
271 (-17)
¥21.6million
Bridgestone

Category

Japan

Winner (holder)

Shirahama, Ikuo

Score

271 (-17)

Prize money

¥21.6million

Title sponsor

Bridgestone

Played as the Bridgestone Open (Oct 21-24; Japan Tr event). Second-placed Mark Calcavecchia (USA), Tsukasa Watanabe (Jpn) and Nolan Henke (USA) finished 5 shots behind Shirahama (Jpn), who recorded the second of his two Japan Tour wins. [Sodegaura course, Sodegaura CC, Chiba, Jpn].

1992
Japan
271 (-17)
¥21.6million
Bridgestone

Category

Japan

Winner (holder)

Kuramoto, Massy

Score

271 (-17)

Prize money

¥21.6million

Title sponsor

Bridgestone

Played as the Bridgestone Open (Oct 22-25; Japan Tr event). Masahiro "Massy" Kuramato (Jpn) beat Tetsu Nishikawa (Jpn) at the second playoff hole. [Sodegaura course, Sodegaura CC, Chiba, Jpn].

1991
Japan
134 (-10)
¥10million
Bridgestone

Category

Japan

Winner (holder)

Aoki, Isao

Score

134 (-10)

Prize money

¥10million

Title sponsor

Bridgestone

Played as the Bridgestone Open (Oct 24-27; Japan Tr event). Second-placed Tsuyoshi Yoneyama (Jpn) finished 1 shot behind Aoki (Jpn). Reduced to 36-holes due to bad weather. [Sodegaura course, Sodegaura CC, Chiba, Jpn].

1990
Japan
Fujiki, Saburo
274 (-14)
¥21.6million
Bridgestone

Category

Japan

Winner (holder)

Fujiki, Saburo

Score

274 (-14)

Prize money

¥21.6million

Title sponsor

Bridgestone

Played as the Bridgestone Open (Oct 18-21; Japan Tr event). Fujiki (Jpn) beat Akihito Yokoyama (Jpn) in a playoff. [Sodegaura course, Sodegaura CC, Chiba, Jpn].

1989
Japan
Mackay, Roger
277 (-11)
¥18million
Bridgestone

Category

Japan

Winner (holder)

Mackay, Roger

Score

277 (-11)

Prize money

¥18million

Title sponsor

Bridgestone

Played as the Bridgestone Open (Oct 19-22; Japan Tr event). Second-placed Yoshitaka Yamamoto (Jpn) finished 1 shot behind first-time Japan Tour winner Mackay (Aus). [Sodegaura course, Sodegaura CC, Chiba, Jpn].

1988
Japan
273 (-15)
¥14.4million
Bridgestone

Category

Japan

Winner (holder)

Ozaki, Jumbo

Score

273 (-15)

Prize money

¥14.4million

Title sponsor

Bridgestone

Played as the Bridgestone Open (Oct 20-23; Japan Tr event). Second-placed Isao Aoki (Jpn) finished 2 shots behind Masashi "Jumbo" Ozaki (Jpn). [Sodegaura course, Sodegaura CC, Chiba, Jpn].

1987
Japan
Ishii, David
282 (-6)
¥14.4million
Bridgestone

Category

Japan

Winner (holder)

Ishii, David

Score

282 (-6)

Prize money

¥14.4million

Title sponsor

Bridgestone

Played as the Bridgestone Open (Oct 22-25; Japan Tr event). Ishii (USA) beat Nobuo Serizawa (Jpn) at the fifth playoff hole. Hiroshi Makino (Jpn) was eliminated earlier in the playoff. [Sodegaura course, Sodegaura CC, Chiba, Jpn].

1986
Japan
276 (-12)
¥12.6million
Bridgestone

Category

Japan

Winner (holder)

Ozaki, Jet

Score

276 (-12)

Prize money

¥12.6million

Title sponsor

Bridgestone

Played as the Bridgestone Open (Oct 23-26; Japan Tr event). Second-placed Naomichi "Joe" Ozaki (Jpn) finished 2 shots behind his older brother Tateo "Jet" Ozaki (Jpn). [Sodegaura course, Sodegaura CC, Chiba, Jpn].

1985
Japan
273 (-15)
¥12.6million
Bridgestone

Category

Japan

Winner (holder)

Kuramoto, Massy

Score

273 (-15)

Prize money

¥12.6million

Title sponsor

Bridgestone

Played as the Bridgestone Open (Oct 24-27; Japan Tr event). Second-placed Isao Aoki (Jpn) finished 1 shot behind defending champion "Massy" Kuramoto (Jpn), who birdied the last three holes on the final day to snatch victory. [Sodegaura course, Sodegaura CC, Chiba, Jpn].

1984
Japan
279 (-9)
¥12.6million
Bridgestone

Category

Japan

Winner (holder)

Kuramoto, Massy

Score

279 (-9)

Prize money

¥12.6million

Title sponsor

Bridgestone

Played as the Bridgestone Tournament (Oct 18-21; Japan Tr event). Masahiro "Massy" Kuramoto (Jpn) beat Yoshihisa Iwashita (Jpn), Sam Torrance (Scot) and Chen Tze-chung (Taiw) with an eagle at the first playoff hole. [Sodegaura course, Sodegaura CC, Chiba, Jpn].

1983
Japan
Deguchi, Eitaro
274 (-14)
US$42,000
Bridgestone

Category

Japan

Winner (holder)

Deguchi, Eitaro

Score

274 (-14)

Prize money

US$42,000

Title sponsor

Bridgestone

Played as the Bridgestone Tournament (Oct 20-23; Japan Tr event). Second-placed and defending champion Hsieh Min-nan (Taiw) finished 1 shot behind Deguchi (Jpn). [Sodegaura course, Sodegaura CC, Chiba, Jpn].

1982
Japan
Hsieh, Min-nan
279 (-9)
US$40,000
Bridgestone

Category

Japan

Winner (holder)

Hsieh, Min-nan

Score

279 (-9)

Prize money

US$40,000

Title sponsor

Bridgestone

Played as the Bridgestone Tournament (Oct 21-24; Japan Tr event). Hsieh (Taiw) beat Kikuo Arai (Jpn) with a birdie in a sudden-death playoff. Hsieh recorded his second win in this event, 10 years after he first claimed the title. [Sodegaura course, Sodegaura CC, Chiba, Jpn].

1981
Japan
275 (-13)
US$40,000
Bridgestone

Category

Japan

Winner (holder)

Irwin, Hale

Score

275 (-13)

Prize money

US$40,000

Title sponsor

Bridgestone

Played as the Bridgestone Tournament (Oct 22-25; Japan Tr event). Second-placed Bill Rogers (USA) finished 8 shots behind Irwin (USA), who recorded his first and only Japan Tour win. [Sodegaura course, Sodegaura CC, Chiba, Jpn].

1980
Japan
283 (-5)
US$28,500
Bridgestone

Category

Japan

Winner (holder)

Gilder, Bob

Score

283 (-5)

Prize money

US$28,500

Title sponsor

Bridgestone

Played as the Bridgestone Tournament (Oct 23-26; Japan Tr event). Second-placed Isao Aoki (Jpn) finished 1 shot behind first-time Japan Tour winner Gilder (USA). [Sodegaura course, Sodegaura CC, Chiba, Jpn].

1979
Japan
277 (-11)
US$28,500
Bridgestone

Category

Japan

Winner (holder)

Wadkins, Lanny

Score

277 (-11)

Prize money

US$28,500

Title sponsor

Bridgestone

Played as the Bridgestone Tournament (Oct 25-28; Japan Tr event). Wadkins (USA) recorded his first and only Japan Tour win. [Sodegaura course, Sodegaura CC, Chiba, Jpn].

1978
Japan
Ishii, Hiroshi
280 (-8)
US$33,519
Bridgestone

Category

Japan

Winner (holder)

Ishii, Hiroshi

Score

280 (-8)

Prize money

US$33,519

Title sponsor

Bridgestone

Played as the Bridgestone Tournament (Oct 26-29; Japan Tr event). Second-placed and defending champion Fujio Kobayashi (Jpn) finished 2 shots behind Ishii (Jpn), who recorded his second win in this event. [Sodegaura course, Sodegaura CC, Chiba, Jpn].

1977
Japan
Kobayashi, Fujio
278 (-10)
US$28,500
Bridgestone

Category

Japan

Winner (holder)

Kobayashi, Fujio

Score

278 (-10)

Prize money

US$28,500

Title sponsor

Bridgestone

Played as the Bridgestone Tournament (Oct 27-30; Japan Tr event). Second-placed Heruo Yasuda (Jpn) finished 3 shots behind Kobayashi (Jpn), who recorded his first Japan Tour win. [Sodegaura course, Sodegaura CC, Chiba, Jpn].

1976
Japan
Murakami, Takashi
282 (-6)
US$28,500
Bridgestone

Category

Japan

Winner (holder)

Murakami, Takashi

Score

282 (-6)

Prize money

US$28,500

Title sponsor

Bridgestone

Played as the Bridgestone Tournament (Oct 28-31; Japan Tr event). Muramaki (Jpn) beat Musaji Kusakabe (Jpn) and Hsieh Min-nan (Taiw) in a playoff, to record his 10th Japan Tour win. [Sodegaura course, Sodegaura CC, Chiba, Jpn].

1975
Japan
Yamamoto, Yoshitaka
283 (-5)
US$20,000
Bridgestone

Category

Japan

Winner (holder)

Yamamoto, Yoshitaka

Score

283 (-5)

Prize money

US$20,000

Title sponsor

Bridgestone

Played as the Bridgestone Tournament (Oct 30-Nov 2; Japan Tr event). Second-placed Haruo Yasuda (Jpn) finished 3 shots behind Yamamoto (Jpn), who recorded his second Japan Tour win. [Sodegaura course, Sodegaura CC, Chiba, Jpn].

1974
Japan
278 (-10)
US$16,666
Bridgestone

Category

Japan

Winner (holder)

Marsh, Graham

Score

278 (-10)

Prize money

US$16,666

Title sponsor

Bridgestone

Played as the Bridgestone Tournament (Oct 31-Nov 3; Japan Tr event). Second-placed Seiichi Numazawa (Jpn) finished 1 shot behind Marsh (Aus), who recorded his fifth Japan Tour win, and fourth in 1974. [Sodegaura course, Sodegaura CC, Chiba, Jpn].

1973
Japan
Ishii, Hiroshi
Tokyo Yomiuri CC
275 (-13)
Bridgestone

Category

Japan

Winner (holder)

Ishii, Hiroshi

Venue

Tokyo Yomiuri CC

Score

275 (-13)

Prize money

Title sponsor

Bridgestone

Played as the Bridgestone Tournament (Nov 1-4; Japan Tr event). Ishii (Jpn) recorded his second Japan Tour win. [Tokyo Yomiuri CC, Inagi, nr Tokyo, Japan].

1972
Japan
Hsieh, Min-nan
Mitsukaido GC
276 (-12)
US$13,333
Bridgestone

Category

Japan

Winner (holder)

Hsieh, Min-nan

Venue

Mitsukaido GC

Score

276 (-12)

Prize money

US$13,333

Title sponsor

Bridgestone

Played as the inaugural Bridgestone Tournament (Nov 2-5; Japan circuit event). Second-placed Brian "Bud" Allin (USA) and Kuo Chi-hsiung (Taiw) finished 3 shots behind Hsieh (Taiw). [Mitsukaido GC, Sakatemachi, Joso, Ibaraki].

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Bill Coore designs 14-hole layout with “sporty” holes on dune ridge above Lost Farm (golf carts allowed).

Gamble Sands opens short course:
David McLay Kidd’s 14-hole QuickSands short course has opened for play at Gamble Sands in Brewster, Washington.

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