David Ishii

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David Ishii
Personal information
Full name David S. Ishii
Born (1955-07-26) July 26, 1955 (age 61)
Lihue, Hawaii[1]
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Weight 80 kg (180 lb; 13 st)
Nationality  United States
Turned professional 1979
Former tour(s) Japan Golf Tour
Professional wins 19
Number of wins by tour
PGA Tour 1
Japan Golf Tour 14
Best results in major championships
Masters Tournament CUT: 1990
U.S. Open T36: 1988
The Open Championship CUT: 1988
PGA Championship T38: 1988
Achievements and awards
Japan Golf Tour
leading money winner

David S. Ishii (born July 26, 1955) is an American professional golfer of Japanese descent.

Ishii grew up on the island of Kauai in Hawaii and graduated from Kauai High School. As a junior in high school, he won the Hawaii State High School Championship. He turned professional in 1979. He led the money list on the Japan Golf Tour in 1987. He has 14 victories on the Japan Golf Tour and is 13th on the career money list.

Ishii won the inaugural Kapalua Open in 1982 and also won the 1990 Hawaiian Open, a PGA Tour event. He was the second Hawaiian native to win the event, after Ted Makalena in 1966.

Ishii currently participates on the Japan Senior PGA Tour and opened Ishii Golf Studio in Honolulu, HI.

Professional wins[edit]

Japan Golf Tour wins (14)[edit]

PGA Tour wins (1)[edit]

No. Date Tournament Winning score Margin of victory Runner-up
1 Feb 11, 1990 Hawaiian Open 9 (72-67-68-72=279) 1 stroke United States Paul Azinger

Other wins (4)[edit]

Results in major championships[edit]

Tournament 1988 1989 1990
Masters Tournament DNP DNP CUT
U.S. Open T36 DNP DNP
The Open Championship CUT DNP DNP
PGA Championship T38 DNP CUT

DNP = Did not play
CUT = missed the half-way cut
"T" = tied


  1. ^ Official 1991 PGA Tour Media Guide. PGA Tour Creative Services. 1991. p. 209. 

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