Shingo Katayama

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Shingo Katayama
片山 晋呉
Shingo Katayama.jpg
Personal information
Full name Shingo Katayama
片山 晋呉
Born (1973-01-31) 31 January 1973 (age 44)
Chikusei, Ibaraki Prefecture
Height 5 ft 6 in (1.68 m)
Weight 161 lb (73 kg)
Nationality  Japan
Career
College None
Turned professional 1995
Current tour(s) Japan Golf Tour
Professional wins 30
Number of wins by tour
Japan Golf Tour 30 (T5th all-time)
Best results in major championships
Masters Tournament 4th: 2009
U.S. Open T35: 2002
The Open Championship T34: 2003
PGA Championship T4: 2001
Achievements and awards
Japan Golf Tour
leading money winner
2000, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2008

Shingo Katayama (Japanese: 片山 晋呉, born 31 January 1973) is a Japanese golfer.

Katayama was born in Chikusei, Ibaraki Prefecture. He turned professional in 1995 and has played full-time on the Japan Golf Tour since 1997. He topped the Japan Golf Tour money list five times: 2000, 2004, 2005, 2006, and 2008. He has won 30 tournaments on the Japan Golf Tour, ranking sixth on the career wins list and ranking second on the career money list with over 1.9 billion ¥.

Katayama has played in several major championships and World Golf Championships events, and his most notable achievement outside Japan is his tied fourth-place finish at the 2001 PGA Championship. He played the 3rd round with the champion David Toms. He was called "Cowboy Shingo" due to his distinctive cowboy-style hat. He has featured in the top thirty of the Official World Golf Rankings. Placing fourth with a 10-under par at the 2009 Masters, he tied Toshimitsu Izawa (2001) for the best showing of a Japanese golfer at the tournament.

Professional wins (30)[edit]

Japan Golf Tour wins (30)[edit]

Results in major championships[edit]

Tournament 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009
Masters Tournament DNP DNP T40 CUT T37 DNP T33 T27 T44 CUT 4
U.S. Open DNP DNP CUT T35 DNP DNP CUT CUT T36 CUT DNP
The Open Championship 71 CUT CUT T50 T34 DNP DNP CUT DNP DNP DNP
PGA Championship DNP CUT T4 CUT CUT T62 T23 DNP T50 DNP CUT
Tournament 2010 2011 2012 2013
Masters Tournament CUT DNP DNP DNP
U.S. Open DNP DNP DNP DNP
The Open Championship DNP DNP DNP T44
PGA Championship DNP DNP DNP DNP

DNP = Did not play
CUT = missed the half-way cut
"T" = tied
Yellow background for top-10.

Team appearances[edit]

Amateur

Professional

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