Who's who: Jet Ozaki

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Who's who: Jet Ozaki

  • Name:

    Tateo "Jet" Ozaki
  • Also known as:

    Jet
  • Country:

    Japan
  • Born:

    Jan 9, 1954 in Kaiyo, Tokushima, Japan.
  • Original/Home Club:

  • Occupation:

    Professional golfer; founder "Jet" golf equipment and clothing.
  • Turned Pro:

    1977
  • Website:

    https://www.jetozaki.net

Roll of Honour

Total professional wins (21), including Japan Tour wins (15) and Japan Senior Tour (5).

Did you know?

"Jet" Ozaki is a member of Japan's most famous golfing family, with older brother Masashi "Jumbo" Ozaki and younger brother Tateo "Jet" Ozaki also prolific winners on the Japan Tour.

Top tournaments won by Jet Ozaki

1988
Japan
Ehime GC
268 (-20)
¥11.7million
PGA of Japan

Category

Japan

Winner (holder)

Ozaki, Jet

Venue

Ehime GC

Score

268 (-20)

Prize money

¥11.7million

Title sponsor

PGA of Japan

Played as the Japan PGA Championship (July 21-24; Japanese major ch'ship). Second-placed Masashi "Jumbo" Ozaki (Jpn) finished 1 shot behind his younger brother Tateo "Jet" Oazki (Jpn), who recorded his second win in this event in four years. [Ehime GC, Uchiko, Ehime, 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
Sports Shinko CC
276 (-12)
¥2.5million
x

Category

Japan

Winner (holder)

Ozaki, Jet

Venue

Sports Shinko CC

Score

276 (-12)

Prize money

¥2.5million

Title sponsor

x

Played as the ABC Cup Japan-U.S. Tournament (Oct 31-Nov 3; Japan Tr event; individual low score winner). Third-placed Katsunari Takahashi (Jpn) and Curtis Strange (USA) finished 3 shots behind Tateo "Jet" Ozaki (Jpn) and first-time Japan Tour winner Corey Pavin (USA), who tied for first place. [Sports Shinko CC, Kawanishi, Hyogo, Japan].

1985
Japan
Central GC, Jpn
288 (-4)
¥7.2million
PGA of Japan

Category

Japan

Winner (holder)

Ozaki, Jet

Venue

Central GC, Jpn

Score

288 (-4)

Prize money

¥7.2million

Title sponsor

PGA of Japan

Played as the Japan PGA Championship (Aug 8-11; Japanese major ch'ship). Tateo "Jet" Ozaki (Jpn) beat Seiichi Kanai (Jpn) with a 20-foot birdie putt at the first playoff hole. [East course, Central GC, Namegata, Ibaraki].

1985
Japan
Tokyo Yomiuri CC
279 (−11)
¥8million
x

Category

Japan

Winner (holder)

Ozaki, Jet

Venue

Tokyo Yomiuri CC

Score

279 (−11)

Prize money

¥8million

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Golf Nippon Series (Dec 4-8; Japanese major ch'ship). Second-placed Masahiro Kuramoto (Jpn) finished 2 shots behind Tateo "Jet" Ozaki (Jpn). [Tokyo Yomiuri CC, Inagi, nr Tokyo].

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