Golf Nippon Series JT Cup

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Golf Nippon Series JT Cup
Tournament information
Location Inagi, Tokyo
Established 1963
Course(s) Tokyo Yomiuri Country Club
Par 70
Length 7,023 yards (6,422 m)
Tour(s) Japan Golf Tour
Format Stroke play
Prize fund ¥130,000,000
Month played December
Tournament record score
Aggregate 262 Masashi Ozaki (1996)
To par −26 Masashi Ozaki (1996)
Current champion
South Korea Park Sang-hyun

The Golf Nippon Series JT Cup (ゴルフ日本シリーズJTカップ?, Gorufu nihon shirīzu jei-tī kappu) is an annual event on the Japan Golf Tour. It has been played since 1963. It has been played since at least 1985 at the Tokyo Yomiuri Country Club. The purse for the 2013 event was ¥130,000,000, with ¥40,000,000 going to the winner. It has recently been one of the last events of the season. Its field consists of the top 25 players from the money list and all current year tournament winners.

Tournament hosts[edit]

Years Venue Location
1963 (co-hosts) Murasaki Country Club, Sumire Course Noda, Chiba
1964–90 (co-hosts), 1991, 1993, 1995–present Tokyo Yomiuri Country Club Inagi, Tokyo
1963–90 (co-hosts), 1992, 1994 Yomiuri Country Club Nishinomiya, Hyogo

Course[edit]

Tokyo Yomiuri Country Club in 2014[1]

Hole 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Out 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 In Total
Yards 396 190 403 514 384 541 389 197 448 3,462 432 507 432 460 364 194 410 535 227 3,561 7,023
Par 4 3 4 4 4 5 4 3 4 35 4 4 4 4 4 3 4 5 3 35 70

Winners[edit]

Year Player Country Score Purse (¥) Winner's
share (¥)
Ref
Golf Nippon Series JT Cup
2016 Park Sang-hyun  South Korea 267 (−13) 130,000,000 40,000,000
2015 Ryo Ishikawa  Japan 266 (−14) 130,000,000 40,000,000
2014 Katsumasa Miyamoto (3)  Japan 271 (−9) 130,000,000 40,000,000
2013 Yūsaku Miyazato  Japan 267 (−13) 130,000,000 40,000,000
2012 Hiroyuki Fujita (3)  Japan 262 (−12) 130,000,000 40,000,000
2011 Hiroyuki Fujita (2)  Japan 200 (−10)*PO 130,000,000 40,000,000
2010 Hiroyuki Fujita (1)  Japan 265 (−15) 130,000,000 40,000,000
2009 Shigeki Maruyama (2)  Japan 271 (−9)PO 130,000,000 40,000,000
2008 Jeev Milkha Singh (2)  India 268 (−12) 100,000,000 30,000,000
2007 Brendan Jones  Australia 269 (−11) 100,000,000 30,000,000
2006 Jeev Milkha Singh (1)  India 269 (−11) 100,000,000 30,000,000
2005 Yasuharu Imano  Japan 269 (−11) 100,000,000 30,000,000
2004 Paul Sheehan  Australia 266 (−14) 100,000,000 30,000,000
2003 Tetsuji Hiratsuka  Japan 264 (−16) 100,000,000 30,000,000
2002 Shingo Katayama (2)  Japan 261 (−19) 100,000,000 30,000,000
2001 Katsumasa Miyamoto (2)  Japan 268 (−12) 100,000,000 30,000,000
2000 Shingo Katayama (1)  Japan 271 (−9) 100,000,000 30,000,000
1999 Kazuhiko Hosokawa  Japan 270 (−10) 100,000,000 30,000,000
1998 Katsumasa Miyamoto (1)  Japan 275 (−5)PO 100,000,000 30,000,000
Golf Nippon Series Hitachi Cup
1997 Shigeki Maruyama (1)  Japan 268 (−16) 100,000,000 30,000,000
1996 Masashi Ozaki (7)  Japan 262 (−26) 100,000,000 30,000,000
1995 Masashi Ozaki (6)  Japan 272 (−16) 100,000,000 30,000,000
1994 Hisayuki Sasaki  Japan 270 (−14) 100,000,000 30,000,000
1993 Tommy Nakajima (2)  Japan 270 (−18) 100,000,000 30,000,000
1992 Chen Tze-ming  Taiwan 280 (−8) 60,000,000 15,000,000
1991 Naomichi Ozaki (3)  Japan 268 (−20) 60,000,000 15,000,000
1990 Naomichi Ozaki (2)  Japan 275 (−13)PO 60,000,000 15,000,000
1989 Akiyoshi Ohmachi  Japan 278 (−10) 60,000,000 15,000,000
1988 Naomichi Ozaki (1)  Japan 275 (−13) 50,000,000 14,000,000
Golf Nippon Series
1987 Isao Aoki (4)
David Ishii
 Japan
 United States
138 (−7)^ 15,000,000 3,250,000
(each)
1986 Toru Nakamura (2)  Japan 275 (−15) 30,000,000 8,000,000
1985 Tateo Ozaki  Japan 279 (−11) 30,000,000 8,000,000
1984 Toru Nakamura (1)  Japan 267 (−23) 20,000,000
1983 Isao Aoki (3)  Japan 281 (−19) 20,000,000
1982 Tommy Nakajima (1)  Japan 283 (−17) 17,000,000
1981 Yutaka Hagawa  Japan 135 (−9)^PO 17,000,000
1980 Masashi Ozaki (5)  Japan 283 (−7) 16,000,000
1979 Isao Aoki (2)  Japan 276 (−14) 16,000,000
1978 Isao Aoki (1)  Japan 282 (−8) 15,000,000
1977 Masashi Ozaki (4)  Japan 275 (−15) 15,000,000
1976 Shinsaku Maeda  Japan 285 (−5) 15,000,000
1975 Takashi Murakami  Japan 283 (−7) 15,000,000
1974 Masashi Ozaki (3)  Japan 280 (−10) 15,000,000
1973 Teruo Sugihara (3)  Japan 276 (−14) [2]
1972 Masashi Ozaki (2)  Japan 287 (−3)PO [3]
1971 Masashi Ozaki (1)  Japan 284 (−6) [4]
1970 Teruo Sugihara (2)  Japan 284 (−6) [5]
1969 Hideyo Sugimoto  Japan 291 (+1) [6]
1968 Takaaki Kono  Japan 283 (−7) [7]
1967 Takaaki Kono  Japan 281 (−9) [8]
1966 No tournament - club hosted the 1966 Canada Cup
1965 Teruo Sugihara (1)  Japan 284 (−6) [9]
1964 Chen Ching-Po  Taiwan 284 (−6) [10]
1963 Tomoo Ishii  Japan 288 (−2) 1,000,000 [11]

PO Indicates a win in a playoff
* Indicates weather-shortened to 54 holes
^ Indicates weather-shortened to 36 holes
Note: Green highlight indicates scoring records.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "ゴルフ日本シリーズJTカップ コースレイアウト". Japan Tobacco. Retrieved June 3, 2013. 
  2. ^ "日本シリーズの歴史 第10回". Hochi Shimbun. November 26, 2014. Retrieved December 1, 2014. 
  3. ^ "日本シリーズの歴史 第9回". Hochi Shimbun. November 26, 2014. Retrieved December 1, 2014. 
  4. ^ "日本シリーズの歴史 第8回". Hochi Shimbun. November 26, 2014. Retrieved December 1, 2014. 
  5. ^ "日本シリーズの歴史 第7回". Hochi Shimbun. November 26, 2014. Retrieved December 1, 2014. 
  6. ^ "日本シリーズの歴史 第6回". Hochi Shimbun. November 26, 2014. Retrieved December 1, 2014. 
  7. ^ "日本シリーズの歴史 第5回". Hochi Shimbun. November 26, 2014. Retrieved December 1, 2014. 
  8. ^ "日本シリーズの歴史 第4回". Hochi Shimbun. November 26, 2014. Retrieved December 1, 2014. 
  9. ^ "日本シリーズの歴史 第3回". Hochi Shimbun. November 26, 2014. Retrieved December 1, 2014. 
  10. ^ "日本シリーズの歴史 第2回". Hochi Shimbun. November 26, 2014. Retrieved December 1, 2014. 
  11. ^ "日本シリーズの歴史 第1回". Hochi Shimbun. November 26, 2014. Retrieved December 1, 2014. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 35°37′16″N 139°29′28″E / 35.621°N 139.491°E / 35.621; 139.491