Born:April 2, 1949 in Abiko, Chiba Prefecture, Japan.
Multiple winner on the European Seniors Tour. European Seniors Order of Merit winner (2002).
Former Japan Tour and European Senior Tour player.
Played as the Nigel Mansell Sunseeker International Classic (July 9-11). Second-placed David Oakley (USA) finished 2 shots behind Ebihara (Jpn), who recorded the last of his six European Snr Tour wins. [Woodbury Park Hotel & GC, nr Exeter, Devon, England].
Played as the Wales Seniors Open (July 5-7). Second-placed Denis Durnian (Eng) and Christy O'Connor Jr (Ire) finished 3 shots behind Ebihara (Jpn). [Royal St David's GC, Harlech, Gwynedd].
Eurpn Snr Tr
Ebihara (Jpn) won the Eurpn Snr Tr 2002 Order of Merit and associated John Jacobs Trophy, with earnings of €330,210 on the Tour. Denis Durnian (Eng) was second with €259,982; Delroy Cambridge (Jam) was third with €184,167.
Played as the AIB Irish Seniors Open (May 17-19). Second-placed Denis Durnian (Eng) finished 2 shots behind defending champion Seiji Ebihara (Jpn). [Adare Manor Resort, Adare, Co. Limerick].
Played as the De Vere PGA Seniors Championship (Aug 1-4). Second-placed George Burns (USA) and Steve Stull (USA) finished 10 shots behind Seiji Ebihara (Jpn), whose winning margin was the largest to date in this event. [Nicklaus course, Carden Park, Cheshire].
Played as the Microlease Jersey Seniors Masters (June 15-17). Seiji Ebihara (Jpn) beat Denis Durnian (Eng) with a birdie at the third playoff hole, to record his second European Senior Tour win. Delroy Cambridge (Jam) was eliminated at the first playoff hole. [La Moye GC, St Brelade, Jersey, Channel Islands].
Played as the AIB Irish Seniors Open (May 11-13). Second-placed Simon Owen (NZ) finished 1 shot behind 52-year-old Seiji Ebihara (Jpn), who recorded his first European Senior Tour win. [East course, Powerscourt GC, Enniskerry, Co. Wicklow].
Played as The Chunichi Crowns - International Invitation Golf (May 2-5; Japan Tr event). Second-placed Tsuneyuki "Tommy" Nakajima (Jpn) finished 2 shots behind Ebihara (Jpn), who claimed his first and only Japan Tour win. [Wago course, Nagoya GC, Aichi, Japan].
Women’s major championships: the month of June sees two women’s majors: the US Women’s Open (June 3-6), with A Lim Kim defending, and the Women’s PGA Championship (June 24-27), with Sei Young Kim defending.
Senior PGA Championship: the revered Southern Hills in Oklahoma hosts the 81st staging of this event (May 27-30); Ken Tanigawa holds the title from its last playing in 2019.
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