Bridgestone Open

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The Bridgestone Open (ブリヂストンオープンゴルフトーナメント Burijisuton ōpun gorufu tōnamento?) is a golf tournament on the Japan Golf Tour. It was first played in 1972 at the Mitsukaido Golf Club. In 1973, the event moved to the Tokyo Yomiuri Country Club. Since 1974 it has held at the Sodegaura Country Club. The tournament record is 265 (–23), set by Yuta Ikeda in 2010. The 2013 total purse was ¥150,000,000 with ¥30,000,000 going to the winner.

The winner gets an invite to the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational.[1]

Winners[edit]

Year Player Country
2013 Daisuke Maruyama  Japan
2012 Toru Taniguchi  Japan
2011 Toru Taniguchi  Japan
2010 Yuta Ikeda  Japan
2009 Yuta Ikeda  Japan
2008 Azuma Yano  Japan
2007 Shingo Katayama  Japan
2006 Taichi Teshima  Japan
2005 David Smail  New Zealand
2004 Toru Taniguchi  Japan
2003 Naomichi Ozaki  Japan
2002 Scott Laycock  Australia
2001 Toshimitsu Izawa  Japan
2000 Nobuhito Sato  Japan
1999 Shigeki Maruyama  Japan
1998 Nobuhito Sato  Japan
1997 Masashi Ozaki  Japan
1996 Shigeki Maruyama  Japan
1995 Shigeki Maruyama  Japan
1994 Brian Watts  Canada
1993 Ikuo Shirahama  Japan
1992 Masahiro Kuramoto  Japan
1991 Isao Aoki  Japan
1990 Saburo Fujiki  Japan
1989 Roger Mackay  Australia
1988 Masashi Ozaki  Japan
1987 David Ishii  Japan
1986 Tateo Ozaki  Japan
1985 Masahiro Kuramoto  Japan
1984 Masahiro Kuramoto  Japan
1983 Eitaro Deguchi  Japan
1982 Hsieh Min-Nan  Japan
1981 Hale Irwin  United States
1980 Bob Gilder  United States
1979 Lanny Wadkins  United States
1978 Hiroshi Ishii  Japan
1977 Fujio Kobayashi  Japan
1976 Takashi Murakami  Japan
1975 Yoshitaka Yamamoto  Japan
1974 Graham Marsh  Australia
1973 Hiroshi Ishii  Japan
1972 Hsieh Min-Nan  Taiwan

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