Tsuruya Open

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The Tsuruya Open (つるやオープンゴルフトーナメント, Tsuruya ōpun gorufu tōnamento) is a golf tournament on the Japan Golf Tour. It has been played annually since 1994. The tournament's to-par record is −17 (271) set by Katsumasa Miyamoto in 1998. The aggregate record is 266 (–18) set by Hideki Matsuyama in 2013. The course measures 6,793 yards and the par is 71. In 2014, the purse was 110,000,000 with ¥22,000,000 going to the winner.

Tournaments hosts[edit]

  • 2005–2013 Yamanohara Golf Club (Yamanohara Course)
  • 1994–2004 Sports Shinko Country Club (Yamanohara Course)


Year Winner Country
2014 Hiroyuki Fujita  Japan
2013 Hideki Matsuyama  Japan
2012 Hiroyuki Fujita  Japan
2011 Tomohiro Kondo  Japan
2010 Hiroyuki Fujita  Japan
2009 Masaya Tomida  Japan
2008 SK Ho  South Korea
2007 Brendan Jones  Australia
2006 Brendan Jones  Australia
2005 Naomichi Ozaki  Japan
2004 Brendan Jones  Australia
2003 Hirofumi Miyase  Japan
2002 Dean Wilson  United States
2001 Hidemichi Tanaka  Japan
2000 Richard Backwell  Australia
1999 Naomichi Ozaki  Japan
1998 Katsumasa Miyamoto  Japan
1997 Mitsuo Harada  Japan
1996 Peter McWhinney  Australia
1995 Satoshi Higashi  Japan
1994 Tsuneyuki Nakajima  Japan

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