Yuki Inamori wins the Japan Players Championship by Sato Shokuhin 2022

Yuki Inamori wins the Japan Players Championship by Sato Shokuhin 2022

The two-time Japan Open Golf Championship winner - Yuki Inamori claimed his second victory of the season at the Japan Players Championship by Sato Shokuhin 2022.

Yesterday, Yuki begin his fourth round by being one shot behind the leader at -16, Yuki played his final round superbly by carding his lowest round of the tournament – 65 to move -23, win the Japan Players Championship. The Japan Players Championship was Yuki’s fourth win of his Japan Golf Tour career.

The runner-up of this year’s Japan Players Championship is Kaito Onishi, he carded 67, 71, 63, 65, for an overall score of 22-under-266. This is Kaito’s second runner-up finish after his recent T2 finish at the Diamond Cup in May 22’. In the ongoing 2022 JGTO season, Kaito has achieved six-top ten finishes from his nine starts.

The winner of the Japan Players Championship – Yuki Inamori will play in the upcoming LIV Golf event held in Portland, USA.


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June 27, 2022 - By Dhruv Trivedi

Minkyu Kim wins the Kolon The 64th Korea Open Golf Championship

Minkyu Kim wins the Kolon The 64th Korea Open Golf Championship

During the final round of the Kolon The 64th Korea Open Golf Championship, South Korea’s Minkyu Kim, Mingyu Cho carded 69, 72, respectively to finish their regular 72 holes at an identical score of four-under-280.

Later, the tournament went to a three-hole playoff which was eventually won by the 21-year-old Minkyu Kim.
And this week “Open Spots” were available for the top-two finishers of the Kolon Korea Open, both players, winner - Minkyu, runner-up - Mingyu are qualified for the 150th Open at St Andrews.

The 2022 Kolon Korea Open saw the return of Korea’s national golf championship as a co-sanctioned event with the Asian Tour, Korea Tour. The last Asian Tour sanctioned Kolon Korea Open was played 3 years ago. When Thailand’s Jazz Janewattananond won the Kolon Korea Open in 2019.

The Kolon The 64th Korea Open Golf Championship was Minkyu’s first-ever victory on the Asian Tour.


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June 26, 2022 - By Dhruv Trivedi

Shugo Imahira claims his maiden Asian Tour title at the Diamond Cup

Shugo Imahira claims his maiden Asian Tour title at the Diamond Cup

5-Time Japan Golf Tour winner - Shugo Imahira begin his fourth round of the Asia Pacific Open Golf Championship Diamond Cup Golf 2022 at tied fifth place.

In Sunday's final round, Shugo carded a two-under-68 in his fourth round to win the Diamond Cup by one stroke.

As the Diamond Cup was a co-sanctioned event between the Asian Tour and the Japan Golf Tour, Shugo claimed his first-ever Asian Tour victory and sixth Japan Golf Tour victory through his Diamond Cup win, last Sunday.

Along with his maiden Asian Tour victory, Shugo also confirmed his place for the 150th Open at St Andrew's because the winner of the Diamond Cup was awarded a spot for the upcoming British Open at the home of golf.

When Shugo will tee off at St Andrews on 14th July 22. It will be his 10th Major Championship appearance.

Shugo's best result to date at the Majors is a tied 44th finish at the 2020 Masters, a result he achieved during his second Masters Tournament appearance in November 2020.

During the 2022 Diamond Cup, the 29-year-old professional golfer managed to record all of his four rounds in the 60s at the 2022 Diamond Cup by shooting 66-69-69-68 at the Oarai Golf Club, Ibaraki.

Before Shugo Imahira, Yuta Ikeda was the last Diamond Cup winner, who recorded all of his four rounds in the 60s at the Asia-Pacific Diamond Cup Golf 2018.

Following his Diamond Cup victory, Shugo won 15 OWGR points to subsequently made a leap of 59 places on the OWGR World Rankings to his present rank of 109.


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May 17, 2022 - By Dhruv Trivedi

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