Sakura Yokomine

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Sakura Yokomine
横峯さくら
— Golfer —
2010 Women's British Open - Yokomine Sakura (1).jpg
Yokomine at the 2010 Women's British Open
Personal information
Born (1985-12-13) 13 December 1985 (age 29)
Kanoya, Japan
Height 1.55 m (5 ft 1 in)
Nationality  Japan
Spouse Yotaro Morikawa
Career
Turned professional 2004
Current tour(s) LPGA of Japan Tour
LPGA Tour (joined 2015)
Professional wins 25
Number of wins by tour
LPGA of Japan Tour 23
Ladies Asian Golf Tour 1
Other 1
Best results in LPGA major championships
ANA Inspiration T19: 2008
Women's PGA C'ship T25: 2010
U.S. Women's Open T7: 2014
Women's British Open T16: 2006
Evian Championship T29: 2014
Achievements and awards
LPGA of Japan Tour
leading money winner
2009

Sakura Yokomine (横峯さくら Yokomine Sakura?, born 13 December 1985 in Kanoya, Kagoshima) is a Japanese professional golfer. She is one of the leading players on the LPGA of Japan Tour and was in the top twenty of the February 2006 debut edition of the Women's World Golf Rankings. She finished T-11 at the LPGA Final Qualifying Tournament to earn her tour card for 2015.[1]

Yokomine has endorsement deals with Epson, Srixon, Asahi Soft Drinks, Le Coq Sportif, ANA and Sato.

Professional wins[edit]

LPGA of Japan Tour (23)[edit]

No. Date Tournament Winning score Margin of
victory
Runner(s)-up
1 17 Apr 2005 Life Card Ladies −1 (73-71-71=215) 1 stroke Taiwan Julie Lu
2 25 Sep 2005 Miyagi TV Cup Dunlop Ladies Open −3 (70-72-71=213) Playoff South Korea Jeon Mi-jeong
3 18 Jun 2006 Nichirei Ladies −6 (65-72-73=210) 1 stroke South Korea Lee Ji-hee
4 2 Jul 2006 Belluna Ladies Cup −15 (70-64-67=201) 5 strokes Japan Namika Omata
Japan Yui Kawahara
5 26 Nov 2006 Japan LPGA Tour Championship Ricoh Cup −11 (73-67-70-67=277) 7 strokes South Korea Lee Jeong-eun
Japan Ai Miyazato
Japan Shinobu Moromizato
6 20 May 2007 Chukyo TV Bridgestone Ladies Open −7 (70-69-70=209) 1 stroke Japan Mie Nakata
Japan Yukari Baba
Japan Yuko Mitsuka
7 19 Aug 2007 New Caterpillar Mitsubishi Ladies −13 (67-67-72=206) 1 stroke Japan Shiho Oyama
8 25 Sep 2007 Fujitsu Ladies −9 (72-66-69=207) Playoff Japan Momoko Ueda
9 23 Nov 2008 Daio Paper Elleair Ladies Open −11 (71-68-66=205) 4 strokes Japan Midori Yoneyama
10 12 Apr 2009 Studio Alice Ladies Open −4 (71-73-68=212) Playoff South Korea Jeon Mi-jeong
11 31 May 2009 Kosaido Ladies Golf Cup −13 (68-64-71=203) 2 strokes Japan Chie Arimura
12 21 Jun 2009 Nichirei PGM Ladies −8 (69-67=136) 2 strokes Japan Chie Arimura
13 20 Sep 2009 Munsingwear Ladies Tokai Classic −17 (66-65-68=199) 1 stroke Japan Yuri Fudoh
14 15 Nov 2009 Itoen Ladies −10 (67-70-69=206) 4 strokes Japan Ayako Uehara
15 29 Nov 2009 Japan LPGA Tour Championship Ricoh Cup −6 (69-71-73-69=282) 1 stroke South Korea Lee Ji-hee
Japan Shinobu Moromizato
Japan Mayu Hattori
Japan Akane Iijima
16 15 May 2010 Fundokin Ladies −9 (69-70-68=207) 1 stroke South Korea Shin Hyun-ju
17 24 Oct 2010 Masters GC Ladies −10 (71-67-68=206) 1 stroke Japan Yukari Baba
18 5 Jun 2011 Resort Trust Ladies −10 (70-68-68=216) 1 stroke South Korea Ah-Reum Hwang
Japan Rui Kitada
Japan Satsuki Oshiro
19 5 May 2013 CyberAgent Ladies Golf Tournament −10 (68-68-70=206) 2 strokes Japan Natsuka Hori
South Korea Jeon Mi-jeong
Japan Yuki Sakurai
Japan Maiko Wakabayashi
20 2 Sep 2013 Munsingwear Ladies Tokai Classic −15 (68-66-67=201) 2 strokes Japan Asako Fujimoto
South Korea Lee Ji-hee
South Korea Na Da-ye
21 27 Oct 2013 Nobuta Group Masters GC Ladies −12 (70-63-71=204) 3 strokes South Korea Sun-Ju Ahn
22 17 Nov 2013 Ito En Ladies Golf Tournament −10 (70-68-68=206) 1 stroke Japan Fumiko Yoshida
23 23 Nov 2014 Daio Paper Elleair Ladies Open −18 (69-68-65-68=270) 1 stroke Chinese Taipei Teresa Lu
Japan Rikako Morita
Japan Ai Suzuki

Ladies Asian Golf Tour[edit]

No. Date Tournament Winning score Margin of
victory
Runner(s)-up
1[2] 26 Feb 2011 Yumeya Championship −8 (67-67-74=208) 1 stroke Japan Rui Yokomine

Other[edit]

Results in LPGA majors[edit]

Results not in chronological order before 2015.

Tournament 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
ANA Inspiration DNP T43 T19 T25 T27 DNP DNP DNP T59 T41
Women's PGA Championship DNP DNP DNP DNP T25 DNP DNP DNP DNP
U.S. Women's Open DNP T22 T51 DNP T10 T27 T39 DNP T7
Women's British Open T16 CUT T24 DNP T31 CUT DNP CUT DNP
The Evian Championship ^ DNP T29

^ The Evian Championship was added as a major in 2013.
DNP = did not play
CUT = missed the half-way cut
T = tied
Yellow background for top-10.

Team appearances[edit]

Professional

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Final Round Results - LPGA Final Qualifying Tournament". LPGA. Retrieved 8 December 2014. 
  2. ^ "2011 Yumeya Championship Full Results". LAGT. Retrieved 27 March 2011. 

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