ResidenceToyko, Japan
Date of Birth:16/11/1978
Place of BirthOnomichi, Hiroshima, Japan
Height & Weight5' 11 12st 8lb (178cm 80kg)
FamilyWife: Ayaka (m. 2008); Children: son
Turned Pro2000
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Completed his second full European Tour season in 2018. A 14-time winner on the Japan Golf Tour. Born in Onomichi, Hiroshima and was introduced to golf by his father before turning professional in 2000. Represented Japan for the fourth time in the World Cup of Golf in 2018, this time alongside Satoshi Kodaira.

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Wins this season0
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Race To Dubai151
Biggest European Tour Prize:: € 505,472 (2017)


Professional World Cup 2006, 07, 13, 18 EurAsia Cup 2014, 18 Royal Trophy 2009 (winners)

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