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Tournament results: Taiheiyo Masters

Results for the Taiheiyo Masters are shown in the table below, which includes details of the respective winners, their scores and prize money, relevant venues and title sponsors.
2020
Japan
(Kanaya, Takumi)
Nov 12-15
¥30million
Mitsui Sumitomo

Category

Japan

Winner (holder)

(Kanaya, Takumi)

Score

Nov 12-15

Prize money

¥30million

Title sponsor

Mitsui Sumitomo

Played as the Mitsui Sumitomo VISA Taiheiyo Masters (Nov 12-15; Japan Tr event). [Gotemba course, Taiheiyo Club, Gotemba, Shizuoka, Jpn].

2019
Japan
Kanaya, Takumi
267 (-13)
amateur
Mitsui Sumitomo

Category

Japan

Winner (holder)

Kanaya, Takumi

Score

267 (-13)

Prize money

amateur

Title sponsor

Mitsui Sumitomo

Played as the Mitsui Sumitomo VISA Taiheiyo Masters (Nov 14-17; Japan Tr event). Second-placed Shaun Norris (RSA) finished 1 shot behind 21-year-old Kanaya (Jpn, amateur), who became only the fourth amateur to win a Japan Tour event. Norris collected the first place prize money of ¥40 million. [Gotemba course, Taiheiyo Club, Gotemba, Shizuoka, Jpn].

2018
Japan
Nukaga, Tatsunori
201 (-9)
¥30million
Mitsui Sumitomo

Category

Japan

Winner (holder)

Nukaga, Tatsunori

Score

201 (-9)

Prize money

¥30million

Title sponsor

Mitsui Sumitomo

Played as the Mitsui Sumitomo VISA Taiheiyo Masters (Nov 8-11; Japan Tr event). Second-placed Seung-hyuk Kim (S Kor) finished 2 shots behind 34-year-old Nukaga (Jpn), who recorded his first Japan Tour win in his 13th year on the Tour. Event reduced to 54 holes due to rain. [Gotemba course, Taiheiyo Club, Gotemba, Shizuoka, Jpn].

2017
Japan
Kodaira, Satoshi
270 (-18)
¥40million
Mitsui Sumitomo

Category

Japan

Winner (holder)

Kodaira, Satoshi

Score

270 (-18)

Prize money

¥40million

Title sponsor

Mitsui Sumitomo

Played as the Mitsui Sumitomo VISA Taiheiyo Masters (Nov 9-12; Japan Tr event). Second-placed Yusaku Miyazato (Jpn) finished 3 shots behind Kodaira (Jpn). [Gotemba course, Taiheiyo Club, Gotemba, Shizuoka, Jpn].

2016
Japan
265 (-23)
¥40million
Mitsui Sumitomo

Category

Japan

Winner (holder)

Matsuyama, Hideki

Score

265 (-23)

Prize money

¥40million

Title sponsor

Mitsui Sumitomo

Played as the Mitsui Sumitomo VISA Taiheiyo Masters (Nov 10-13; Japan Tr event). Second-placed Yong-hau Song (S Kor) finished 7 shots behind Matsuyama (Jpn). [Gotemba course, Taiheiyo Club, Gotemba, Shizuoka, Jpn].

2015
Japan
202 (-14)
¥30million
Mitsui Sumitomo

Category

Japan

Winner (holder)

Katayama, Shingo

Score

202 (-14)

Prize money

¥30million

Title sponsor

Mitsui Sumitomo

Played as the Mitsui Sumitomo VISA Taiheiyo Masters (Nov 12-15; Japan Tr event). Second-placed Thanyakon Khrongpha (Thai) finished 1 shot behind Katayama (Jpn). Event cut to 54 holes due to bad weather. [Gotemba course, Taiheiyo Club, Gotemba, Shizuoka, Jpn].

2014
Japan
Oh, David
276 (-12)
¥30million
Mitsui Sumitomo

Category

Japan

Winner (holder)

Oh, David

Score

276 (-12)

Prize money

¥30million

Title sponsor

Mitsui Sumitomo

Played as the Mitsui Sumitomo VISA Taiheiyo Masters (Nov 13-16; Japan Tr event). Second-placed Toshinori Muto (Jpn) finished 1 shot behind first-time Japan Tour winner Oh (USA). [Gotemba course, Taiheiyo Club, Gotemba, Shizuoka, Jpn].

2013
Japan
Tanihara, Hideto
275 (-13)
¥30million
Mitsui Sumitomo

Category

Japan

Winner (holder)

Tanihara, Hideto

Score

275 (-13)

Prize money

¥30million

Title sponsor

Mitsui Sumitomo

Played as the Mitsui Sumitomo VISA Taiheiyo Masters (Nov 14-17; Japan Tr event). Second-placed Tomohiro Kondo (Jpn), Ryo Ishikawa (Jpn) and Masahiro Kawamura (Jpn) finished 1 shot behind Tanihara (Jpn). [Gotemba course, Taiheiyo Club, Gotemba, Shizuoka, Jpn].

2012
Japan
273 (-15)
¥30million
Mitsui Sumitomo

Category

Japan

Winner (holder)

Ishikawa, Ryo

Score

273 (-15)

Prize money

¥30million

Title sponsor

Mitsui Sumitomo

Played as the Mitsui Sumitomo VISA Taiheiyo Masters (Nov 8-11; Japan Tr event). Second-placed Michio Matsumura (Jpn) finished 1 shot behind Ishikawa (Jpn), who claimed his first Japan Tour win in two years. [Gotemba course, Taiheiyo Club, Gotemba, Shizuoka, Jpn].

2011
Japan
203 (-4)
amateur
Mitsui Sumitomo

Category

Japan

Winner (holder)

Matsuyama, Hideki

Score

203 (-4)

Prize money

amateur

Title sponsor

Mitsui Sumitomo

Played as the Mitsui Sumitomo VISA Taiheiyo Masters (Nov 10-13; Japan Tr event). Second-placed Toru Taniguchi (Jpn) finished 2 shots behind 19-year-old amateur Matsuyama (Jpn), who recorded his first Japan Tour win. Reduced to 54 holes due to bad weather. [Gotemba course, Taiheiyo Club, Gotemba, Shizuoka, Jpn].

2010
Japan
274 (-14)
¥30million
Mitsui Sumitomo

Category

Japan

Winner (holder)

Ishikawa, Ryo

Score

274 (-14)

Prize money

¥30million

Title sponsor

Mitsui Sumitomo

Played as the Mitsui Sumitomo VISA Taiheiyo Masters (Nov 11-14; Japan Tr event). Second-placed Brendan Jones (Aus) finished 2 shots behind Ishikawa (Jpn). [Gotemba course, Taiheiyo Club, Gotemba, Shizuoka, Jpn].

2009
Japan
Imano, Yasuharu
275 (-13)
¥30million
Mitsui Sumitomo

Category

Japan

Winner (holder)

Imano, Yasuharu

Score

275 (-13)

Prize money

¥30million

Title sponsor

Mitsui Sumitomo

Played as the Mitsui Sumitomo VISA Taiheiyo Masters (Nov 12-15; Japan Tr event). Second-placed Han Lee (USA) and Kenichi Kuboya (Jpn) finished 2 shots behind Imano (Jpn), who recorded the last of his seven Japan Tour wins. [Gotemba course, Taiheiyo Club, Gotemba, Shizuoka, Jpn].

2008
Japan
272 (-16)
¥40million
Mitsui Sumitomo

Category

Japan

Winner (holder)

Katayama, Shingo

Score

272 (-16)

Prize money

¥40million

Title sponsor

Mitsui Sumitomo

Played as the Mitsui Sumitomo VISA Taiheiyo Masters (Nov 13-16; Japan Tr event). Katayama (Jpn) beat Yasuharu Imano (Jpn) with a birdie at the first playoff hole (par-5 18th). [Gotemba course, Taiheiyo Club, Gotemba, Shizuoka, Jpn].

2007
Japan
Jones, Brendan
274 (-14)
¥30million
Mitsui Sumitomo

Category

Japan

Winner (holder)

Jones, Brendan

Score

274 (-14)

Prize money

¥30million

Title sponsor

Mitsui Sumitomo

Played as the Mitsui Sumitomo VISA Taiheiyo Masters (Nov 8-11; Japan Tr event). Second-placed Toru Taniguchi (Jpn) finished 1 shot behind Jones (Aus). [Gotemba course, Taiheiyo Club, Gotemba, Shizuoka, Jpn].

2006
Japan
275 (-13)
¥30million
Mitsui Sumitomo

Category

Japan

Winner (holder)

Nakajima, Tommy

Score

275 (-13)

Prize money

¥30million

Title sponsor

Mitsui Sumitomo

Played as the Mitsui Sumitomo VISA Taiheiyo Masters (Nov 9-12; Japan Tr event). Second-placed Toru Taniguchi (Jpn) finished 1 shot behind 52-year-old Tsuneyuki "Tommy" Nakajima (Jpn), who recorded the last of his 48 Japan Tour wins. [Gotemba course, Taiheiyo Club, Gotemba, Shizuoka, Jpn].

2005
Japan
270 (-18)
¥30million
Mitsui Sumitomo

Category

Japan

Winner (holder)

Clarke, Darren

Score

270 (-18)

Prize money

¥30million

Title sponsor

Mitsui Sumitomo

Played as the Mitsui Sumitomo VISA Taiheiyo Masters (Nov 10-13; Japan Tr event). Second-placed Mitsuhiro Tateyama (Jpn) finished 2 shots behind defending champion Clarke (N.Ire), who recorded the last of his three Japan Tour wins. [Gotemba course, Taiheiyo Club, Gotemba, Shizuoka, Jpn].

2004
Japan
266 (-22)
¥30million
Mitsui Sumitomo

Category

Japan

Winner (holder)

Clarke, Darren

Score

266 (-22)

Prize money

¥30million

Title sponsor

Mitsui Sumitomo

Played as the Mitsui Sumitomo VISA Taiheiyo Masters (Nov 11-14; Japan Tr event). Second-placed Lee Westwood (Eng) and Nozomi Kawahara (Jpn) finished 6 shots behind wire-to-wire winner Clarke (N.Ire), who recorded his second Japan Tour win. [Gotemba course, Taiheiyo Club, Gotemba, Shizuoka, Jpn].

2003
Japan
Murota, Kiyoshi
272 (-16)
¥30million
Mitsui Sumitomo

Category

Japan

Winner (holder)

Murota, Kiyoshi

Score

272 (-16)

Prize money

¥30million

Title sponsor

Mitsui Sumitomo

Played as the Mitsui Sumitomo VISA Taiheiyo Masters (Nov 13-16; Japan Tr event). Second-placed Ben Curtis (USA), Hiroyuki Fujita (Jpn) and Kim Jong-duck (S Kor) finished 6 shots behind Murota (Jpn), who recorded the last of his six Japan Tour wins. [Gotemba course, Taiheiyo Club, Gotemba, Shizuoka, Jpn].

2002
Japan
272 (-15)
¥30million
Mitsui Sumitomo

Category

Japan

Winner (holder)

Nakajima, Tommy

Score

272 (-15)

Prize money

¥30million

Title sponsor

Mitsui Sumitomo

Played as the Mitsui Sumitomo VISA Taiheiyo Masters (Nov 14-17; Japan Tr event). Second-placed Hidemichi Tanaka (Jpn) finished 1 shot behind 48-year-old Tsuneyuki "Tommy" Nakajima (Jpn). [Gotemba course, Taiheiyo Club, Gotemba, Shizuoka, Jpn].

2001
Japan
Izawa, Toshimitsu
270 (-18)
¥28million
Mitsui Sumitomo

Category

Japan

Winner (holder)

Izawa, Toshimitsu

Score

270 (-18)

Prize money

¥28million

Title sponsor

Mitsui Sumitomo

Played as the Mitsui Sumitomo VISA Taiheiyo Masters (Sept 20-23; Japan Tr event). Second-placed Shigeru Nonaka (Jpn) and Yusaka Miyazato (Jpn) finished 2 shots behind defending champion Izawa (Jpn). [Gotemba course, Taiheiyo Club, Gotemba, Shizuoka, Jpn].

2000
Japan
Izawa, Toshimitsu
274 (-14)
¥28million
Sumitomo

Category

Japan

Winner (holder)

Izawa, Toshimitsu

Score

274 (-14)

Prize money

¥28million

Title sponsor

Sumitomo

Played as the Sumitomo VISA Taiheiyo Masters (Nov 9-12; Japan Tr event). Second-placed Keiichiro Fukabori (Jpn) finished 1 shot behind Izawa (Jpn). [Gotemba course, Taiheiyo Club, Gotemba, Shizuoka, Jpn].

1999
Japan
Miyase, Hirofumi
274 (-14)
¥28million
Sumitomo

Category

Japan

Winner (holder)

Miyase, Hirofumi

Score

274 (-14)

Prize money

¥28million

Title sponsor

Sumitomo

Played as the Sumitomo VISA Taiheiyo Masters (Nov 11-14; Japan Tr event). Miyase (Jpn) beat Darren Clarke (N.Ire) with a par at the second playoff hole (par-5 18th). Ryoken Kawagishi (Jpn) was eliminated at the first playoff hole. [Gotemba course, Taiheiyo Club, Gotemba, Shizuoka, Jpn].

1998
Japan
275 (-13)
¥27million
Sumitomo

Category

Japan

Winner (holder)

Westwood, Lee

Score

275 (-13)

Prize money

¥27million

Title sponsor

Sumitomo

Played as the Sumitomo VISA Taiheiyo Masters (Nov 12-15; Japan Tr event). Second-placed Masashi "Jumbo" Ozaki (Jpn) finished 2 shots behind Westwood (Eng), who this event for the third straight year. [Gotemba course, Taiheiyo Club, Gotemba, Shizuoka, Jpn].

1997
Japan
272 (-16)
¥27million
Sumitomo

Category

Japan

Winner (holder)

Westwood, Lee

Score

272 (-16)

Prize money

¥27million

Title sponsor

Sumitomo

Played as the Sumitomo VISA Taiheiyo Masters (Nov 13-16; Japan Tr event). Second-placed Masashi "Jumbo" Ozaki (Jpn) and younger brother Naomichi "Joe" Ozaki (Jpn) finished 1 shot behind Westwood (Eng), who recorded his second Japan Tour win. [Gotemba course, Taiheiyo Club, Gotemba, Shizuoka, Jpn].

1996
Japan
206 (-10)
¥20million
Sumitomo

Category

Japan

Winner (holder)

Westwood, Lee

Score

206 (-10)

Prize money

¥20million

Title sponsor

Sumitomo

Played as the Sumitomo VISA Taiheiyo Masters (Nov 7-10; Japan Tr event). First-time Japan Tour winner Westwood (Eng) beat Costantino Rocca (Italy) with a par at the fourth playoff hole. Jeff Sluman (USA) was eliminated at the first playoff hole. Rain-shortened event. [Gotemba course, Taiheiyo Club, Gotemba, Shizuoka, Jpn].

1995
Japan
Higashi, Satoshi
274 (-14)
¥27million
Sumitomo

Category

Japan

Winner (holder)

Higashi, Satoshi

Score

274 (-14)

Prize money

¥27million

Title sponsor

Sumitomo

Played as the Sumitomo VISA Taiheiyo Masters (Nov 9-12; Japan Tr event). Second-placed Shigeki Maruyama (Jpn) finished 4 shots behind Higashi (Jpn), who recorded the last of his seven Japan Tour wins. [Gotemba course, Taiheiyo Club, Gotemba, Shizuoka, Jpn].

1994
Japan
270 (-18)
¥27million
Sumitomo

Category

Japan

Winner (holder)

Ozaki, Jumbo

Score

270 (-18)

Prize money

¥27million

Title sponsor

Sumitomo

Played as the Sumitomo VISA Taiheiyo Masters (Nov 10-13; Japan Tr event). Second-placed Bob Estes (USA) finished 5 shots behind Masashi "Jumbo" Ozaki (Jpn). [Gotemba course, Taiheiyo Club, Gotemba, Shizuoka, Jpn].

1993
Japan
272 (-16)
¥27million
Sumitomo

Category

Japan

Winner (holder)

Norman, Greg

Score

272 (-16)

Prize money

¥27million

Title sponsor

Sumitomo

Played as the Sumitomo VISA Taiheiyo Masters (Nov 11-14; Japan Tr event). Second-placed Yoshi Mizumaki (Jpn) finished 1 shot behind Norman (Aus), who snatched victory with an eagle at the par-5 final hole. Norman recorded the second of his two Japan Tour wins. [Gotemba course, Taiheiyo Club, Gotemba, Shizuoka, Jpn].

1992
Japan
276 (-12)
¥27million
Visa

Category

Japan

Winner (holder)

Ozaki, Jumbo

Score

276 (-12)

Prize money

¥27million

Title sponsor

Visa

Played as the VISA Taiheiyo Masters (Nov 12-15; Japan Tr event). Second-placed Bernhard Langer (Ger), Tsukasa Watanabe (Jpn) and Masahiro Kuramoto (Jpn) finished 1 shot behind Masashi "Jumbo" Ozaki (Jpn). [Gotemba course, Taiheiyo Club, Gotemba, Shizuoka, Jpn].

1991
Japan
Mackay, Roger
272 (-16)
¥27million
Visa

Category

Japan

Winner (holder)

Mackay, Roger

Score

272 (-16)

Prize money

¥27million

Title sponsor

Visa

Played as the VISA Taiheiyo Masters (Nov 14-17; Japan Tr event). Second-placed Yoshinori Kaneko (Jpn) finished 2 shots behind Mackay (Aus). [Gotemba course, Taiheiyo Club, Gotemba, Shizuoka, Jpn].

Category

Japan

Winner (holder)

Olazabal, Jose Maria

Score

270 (-18)

Prize money

¥23million

Title sponsor

Visa

Played as the VISA Taiheiyo Masters (Nov 8-11; Japan Tr event). Second-placed Bernhard Langer (Ger) and Masashi "Jumbo" Ozaki (Jpn) finished 5 shots behind defending champion Olazabal (Esp). [Gotemba course, Taiheiyo Club, Gotemba, Shizuoka, Jpn].

Category

Japan

Winner (holder)

Olazabal, Jose Maria

Score

203 (-13)

Prize money

¥16million

Title sponsor

Visa

Played as the VISA Taiheiyo Masters (Nov 9-12; Japan Tr event). Second-placed Naomichi "Joe" Ozaki (Jpn) and Isao Aoki (Jpn) finished 3 shots behind first-time Japan Tour winner Olazabal (Esp). Reduced to 54 holes due to bad weather. [Gotemba course, Taiheiyo Club, Gotemba, Shizuoka, Jpn].

Category

Japan

Winner (holder)

Ballesteros, Seve

Score

281 (-7)

Prize money

¥18million

Title sponsor

Visa

Played as the VISA Taiheiyo Masters (Nov 10-13; Japan Tr event). Second-placed Yasuhiro Funatogawa (Jpn) finished 3 shots behind Ballesteros (Esp), who recorded his fifth Japan Tour win. [Gotemba course, Taiheiyo Club, Gotemba, Shizuoka, Jpn].

1987
Japan
276 (-12)
¥16million
Visa

Category

Japan

Winner (holder)

Marsh, Graham

Score

276 (-12)

Prize money

¥16million

Title sponsor

Visa

Played as the VISA Taiheiyo Masters (Nov 12-15; Japan Tr event). Second-placed Tom Watson (USA) finished 1 shot behind Marsh (Aus). [Gotemba course, Taiheiyo Club, Gotemba, Shizuoka, Jpn].

1986
Japan
Funatogawa, Yasuhiro
274 (-14)
¥14million
x

Category

Japan

Winner (holder)

Funatogawa, Yasuhiro

Score

274 (-14)

Prize money

¥14million

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Taiheiyo Masters (Nov 13-16; Japan Tr event). Second-placed Larry Nelson (USA) finished 2 shots behind Funatogawa (Jpn), who recorded the last of his four Japan Tour wins. [Gotemba course, Taiheiyo Club, Gotemba, Shizuoka, Jpn].

Category

Japan

Winner (holder)

Nakajima, Tommy

Score

280 (-8)

Prize money

¥14million

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Taiheiyo Masters (Nov 14-17; Japan Tr event). Tsuneyuki "Tommy" Nakajima (Jpn) beat David Graham (Aus) with a birdie at the first playoff hole. [Gotemba course, Taiheiyo Club, Gotemba, Shizuoka, Jpn].

1984
Japan
Maeda, Shinsaku
275 (-13)
US$65,000
x

Category

Japan

Winner (holder)

Maeda, Shinsaku

Score

275 (-13)

Prize money

US$65,000

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Taiheiyo Masters (Nov 8-11; Japan Tr event). Second-placed Naomichi "Joe" Ozaki (Jpn) and Kikuo Arai (Jpn) finished 1 shot behind Maeda (Jpn), who recorded the last of his eight Japan Tour victories. [Gotemba course, Taiheiyo Club, Gotemba, Shizuoka, Jpn].

1983
Japan
(not played)
x
x
x

Category

Japan

Winner (holder)

(not played)

Venue

Score

x

Prize money

x

Title sponsor

x

Taiheiyo Masters not played in 1983.

Category

Japan

Winner (holder)

Hoch, Scott

Score

278 (-10)

Prize money

US$65,000

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Taiheiyo Masters (Nov 11-14; Japan Tr event). Second-placed Masahiro "Massy" Kuramoto (Jpn) finished 3 shots behind first-time Japan Tour winner Hoch (USA). [Gotemba course, Taiheiyo Club, Gotemba, Shizuoka, Jpn].

1981
Japan
Edwards, Danny
276 (-12)
US$65,000
x

Category

Japan

Winner (holder)

Edwards, Danny

Score

276 (-12)

Prize money

US$65,000

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Taiheiyo Masters (Nov 12-15; Japan Tr event). Second-placed Tom Watson (USA) and Jerry Pate (USA) finished 3 shots behind Edwards (USA), who recorded his first and only Japan Tour win. [Gotemba course, Taiheiyo Club, Gotemba, Shizuoka, Jpn].

1980
Japan
Suzuki, Norio
282 (-6)
US$65,000
x

Category

Japan

Winner (holder)

Suzuki, Norio

Score

282 (-6)

Prize money

US$65,000

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Toshiba Taiheiyo Pacific Masters (Nov 13-16; Japan Tr event). Defending champion Suzuki (Jpn) beat Masashi "Jumbo" Ozaki (Jpn) at the first playoff hole. [Gotemba course, Taiheiyo Club, Gotemba, Shizuoka, Jpn].

1979
Japan
Suzuki, Norio
280 (-8)
US$65,000
x

Category

Japan

Winner (holder)

Suzuki, Norio

Score

280 (-8)

Prize money

US$65,000

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Taiheiyo Pacific Masters (Nov 15-18; Japan Tr event). Second-placed Tom Watson (USA), Rod Curl (USA) and Bill Rogers (USA) finished 2 shots behind Suzuki (Jpn). [Gotemba course, Taiheiyo Club, Gotemba, Shizuoka, Jpn].

Category

Japan

Winner (holder)

Morgan, Gil

Score

273 (-11)

Prize money

US$65,000

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Taiheiyo Pacific Masters (Oct 5-8; Japan Tr event). Second-placed Jerry Pate (USA) finished 3 shots behind Morgan (USA), who recorded his first and only Japan Tour win. [Gotemba course, Taiheiyo Club, Gotemba, Shizuoka, Jpn].

Category

Japan

Winner (holder)

Rogers, Bill

Score

275 (-9)

Prize money

US$65,000

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Taiheiyo Club Pacific Masters (Oct 6-9; Japan Tr event). Second-placed Mike Morley (USA) and Teruo Sugihara (Jpn) finished 1 shot behind first-time Japan Tour winner Rogers (USA). [Gotemba course, Taiheiyo Club, Gotemba, Shizuoka, Jpn].

1976
Japan
Sobu CC
279 (-5)
US$65,000
x

Category

Japan

Winner (holder)

Pate, Jerry

Venue

Sobu CC

Score

279 (-5)

Prize money

US$65,000

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Taiheiyo Club Pacific Masters (Oct 7-10; Japan Tr event). Second-placed Isao Aoki (Jpn) finished 2 shots behind 23-year-old Pate (USA), who won for the first time in Japan. [Sobu course, Sobu CC, Inzai, Chiba, Japan].

1975
Japan
Sobu CC
278 (-6)
US$65,000
x

Category

Japan

Winner (holder)

Littler, Gene

Venue

Sobu CC

Score

278 (-6)

Prize money

US$65,000

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Taiheiyo Club Pacific Masters (Oct 9-12; Japan Tr event). Second-placed Lee Elder (USA) and Hubert Green (USA) finished 1 shot behind defending champion Littler (USA), who recorded his second Japan Tour win. [Sobu course, Sobu CC, Inzai, Chiba, Japan].

1974
Japan
Sobu CC
279 (-5)
US$65,000
x

Category

Japan

Winner (holder)

Littler, Gene

Venue

Sobu CC

Score

279 (-5)

Prize money

US$65,000

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Taiheiyo Club Pacific Masters (Oct 10-14; Japan Tr event). Second-placed Yancey (USA) finished 5 shots behind first-time Japan Tour winner Littler (USA). [Sobu course, Sobu CC, Inzai, Chiba, Japan].

1973
Japan
Sobu CC
278 (-6)
US$65,000
x

Category

Japan

Winner (holder)

Ozaki, Jumbo

Venue

Sobu CC

Score

278 (-6)

Prize money

US$65,000

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Taiheiyo Club Pacific Masters (Oct 11-14; Japan Tr event). Masashi "Jumbo" Ozaki (Jpn) beat Bert Yancey (USA) in a three-hole aggregate score playoff, to record his fifth Japan Tour win in 1973. [Sobu course, Sobu CC, Inzai, Chiba, Japan].

1972
Japan
Sobu CC
276 (-8)
US$65,000
x

Category

Japan

Winner (holder)

Brewer, Gay

Venue

Sobu CC

Score

276 (-8)

Prize money

US$65,000

Title sponsor

x

Played as the inaugural Taiheiyo Club Pacific Masters (Oct 5-8; Japan pro circuit event; at the time the world's richest golf tournament). Brewer (USA) beat David Graham (Aus) with a par at the first sudden-death playoff hole, which followed a tied three-hole aggregate score playoff. Brewer recorded his first and only win in Japan. [Sobu course, Sobu CC, Inzai, Chiba, Japan].

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Cullen Links Golf Club: "immensely scenic", "quirky as golf can get", "short!", "hugely enjoyable" ... Cullen Links attracts as wide a variety of comments as it lays down golfing challenges. Shoehorned into this 4,600 yard treasure trove are ten par-3s, seven par-4s and a good-length par-5. Here you'll find all the seaside scenery a golfer could ask for, and a lot more besides. Read More...

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