Akiko Fukushima

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Akiko Fukushima
福嶋晃子
— Golfer —
Personal information
Born (1973-06-29) 29 June 1973 (age 41)
Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan
Height 5 ft 5 in (1.65 m)
Nationality  Japan
Residence Yokohama, Japan
Career
Turned professional 1992
Current tour(s) LPGA of Japan Tour (joined 1992)
Former tour(s) LPGA Tour (1999-2004)
Professional wins 26
Number of wins by tour
LPGA Tour 2
LPGA of Japan Tour 24
Best results in LPGA Major Championships
Kraft Nabisco C'ship T2: 2001
LPGA Championship T9: 2000
U.S. Women's Open T9: 1997
du Maurier Classic CUT: 1999
Women's British Open T41: 2003
Achievements and awards
LPGA of Japan Tour
leading money winner
1996, 1997

Akiko Fukushima (Japanese: 福嶋晃子, born 29 June 1973) is a Japanese professional golfer who played on the LPGA Tour.

Fukushima won 24 times on the LPGA of Japan Tour.

Fukushima won twice on the LPGA Tour[1] both in 1999.[2]

She is the daughter of Hisaaki Fukushima, a catcher who played professional baseball in Japan for 19 seasons.

Professional wins (26)[edit]

LPGA of Japan Tour wins (24)[edit]

Tournament in bold denotes major championships in LPGA of Japan Tour.

LPGA Tour wins (2)[edit]

No. Date Tournament Winning score Margin of victory Runner(s)-up
1 23 May 1999 The Philips Invitational –13 (64-67-65-71=267) 2 strokes Sweden Charlotta Sörenstam
2 17 Oct 1999 AFLAC Champions –9 (71-71-69-68=279) 1 stroke Sweden Maria Hjorth, Australia Karrie Webb

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