Hidemichi Tanaka

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Hidemichi Tanaka
田中秀道
Personal information
Born (1971-03-29) 29 March 1971 (age 46)
Hiroshima Prefecture, Japan
Height 1.66 m (5 ft 5 in)
Weight 62 kg (137 lb; 9.8 st)
Nationality  Japan
Career
Turned professional 1991
Current tour(s) Japan Golf Tour
Former tour(s) PGA Tour
Professional wins 15
Number of wins by tour
Japan Golf Tour 10
Best results in major championships
Masters Tournament DNP
U.S. Open T15: 2003
The Open Championship T32: 1996
PGA Championship T55: 2004

Hidemichi Tanaka (田中秀道?, born 29 March 1971) is a Japanese professional golfer.

Tanaka was born in Hiroshima Prefecture. He turned professional in 1991, joined the Japan Golf Tour in 1995 and played mainly on that tour until 2001. He won 10 times on tour.

Tanaka earned a PGA Tour card for 2002 at the 2001 Qualifying School, and held his card through 2006 by finishing in the top 125 on the money list each year. In 2006, he lost his card by finishing 224th on the money list. His best finishes on the PGA Tour are two T-3, at the 2004 B.C. Open and the 2005 Chrysler Championship.

Professional wins[edit]

Japan Golf Tour wins (10)[edit]

Other wins[edit]

  • 1995 Mito Green Open (Japan), Korakuen Cup No. 2 (Japan)
  • 1996 Hirao Masaaki Pro-Am (Japan)
  • 1998 Hirao Masaaki Pro-Am (Japan)
  • 2001 Hawaii Pearl Open

Results in major championships[edit]

Tournament 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
U.S. Open DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP T37 T15 T36
The Open Championship T32 DNP DNP CUT DNP CUT DNP DNP DNP
PGA Championship DNP DNP DNP CUT 79 DNP DNP DNP T55

Note: Tanaka never played in the Masters Tournament
DNP = Did not play
CUT = missed the half-way cut
"T" = tied

Team appearances[edit]

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