Akiko Fukushima

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Akiko Fukushima
福嶋晃子
Personal information
Born (1973-06-29) 29 June 1973 (age 45)
Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan
Height5 ft 5 in (1.65 m)
Nationality Japan
ResidenceYokohama, Japan
Career
Turned professional1992
Current tour(s)LPGA of Japan Tour (joined 1992)
Former tour(s)LPGA Tour (1999-2004)
Professional wins26
Number of wins by tour
LPGA Tour2
LPGA of Japan Tour24
Best results in LPGA major championships
ANA InspirationT2: 2001
Women's PGA C'shipT9: 2000
U.S. Women's OpenT9: 1997
du Maurier ClassicCUT: 1999
Women's British OpenT41: 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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