Noboru Sugai

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Noboru Sugai
須貝 昇
Personal information
Born (1949-10-16) 16 October 1949 (age 70)
Tokyo, Japan
Height1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Weight78 kg (172 lb; 12.3 st)
Nationality Japan
Career
Turned professional1975
Former tour(s)Japan Golf Tour
European Seniors Tour
Professional wins6
Number of wins by tour
Japan Golf Tour3
European Senior Tour1
Best results in major championships
Masters TournamentDNP
PGA ChampionshipDNP
U.S. OpenDNP
The Open ChampionshipCUT: 1993, 2003

Noboru Sugai Sugai Noboru (須貝 昇, born 16 October 1949) is a Japanese professional golfer.

Sugai was born in Tokyo, to Japanese father and a Russian mother. He turned professional in 1975 and has won three tournaments and over 275 million ¥ on the Japan Golf Tour.

In 2002, he became the first Japanese to win the Senior British Open in what was the last staging before the tournament became a Champions Tour major. He played on the European Seniors Tour in 2003 and 2004 with little success.

Professional wins[edit]

Japan Golf Tour wins[edit]

European Seniors Tour wins (1)[edit]

No. Date Tournament Winning score Margin of
victory
Runner-up
1 28 Jul 2002 Senior British Open −3 (67-67-73-74=281) 2 strokes Canada John Irwin

Other senior wins[edit]

  • 2000 Fujita Kanko Open (Japan)
  • 2001 Castle Hill Open (Japan)

Results in major championships[edit]

Tournament 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003
The Open Championship CUT CUT

Note: Sugai only played in The Open Championship.

  Did not play

CUT = missed the half-way cut

Team appearances[edit]

External links[edit]