2008 Japan Golf Tour

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The 2008 Japan Golf Tour season was played from 17 April to 7 December. The season consisted of 24 official money events in Japan, one in China, as well as the four majors and the three World Golf Championships.

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Tournament results

The following table shows all the official money events in Japan and Asia for the 2008 season. The number in brackets after each winner's name is the number of Japan Golf Tour events he had won up to and including that tournament. This information is only shown for Japan Golf Tour members.

DateTournamentPrize fund
(¥)
Winner OWGR
pts
20 Apr Token Homemate Cup 110,000,000 Flag of Japan.svg Katsumasa Miyamoto (7)16
27 Apr Tsuruya Open 120,000,000 Flag of South Korea.svg Hur Suk-ho (7)16
4 May The Crowns 120,000,000 Flag of Japan.svg Tomohiro Kondo (4)16
11 May Pine Valley Beijing Open 110,000,000 Flag of Japan.svg Hiroyuki Fujita (6)16
18 May Japan PGA Championship 130,000,000 Flag of Japan.svg Shingo Katayama (24)16
25 May Munsingwear Open KSB Cup 100,000,000 Flag of Japan.svg Hideto Tanihara (7)16
1 Jun Mitsubishi Diamond Cup Golf 110,000,000 Flag of Thailand.svg Prayad Marksaeng (1)18
22 Jun Gateway to the Open Mizuno Open Yomiuri Classic 130,000,000 Flag of Thailand.svg Prayad Marksaeng (2)16
6 Jul UBS Japan Golf Tour Championship ShishidoHills 150,000,000 Flag of Japan.svg Hidemasa Hoshino (3)16
27 Jul Nagashima Shigeo Invitational Sega Sammy Cup 150,000,000 Flag of India.svg Jeev Milkha Singh (3)16
3 Aug Sun Chlorella Classic 150,000,000 Flag of Japan.svg Takuya Taniguchi (2)16
31 Aug Vana H Cup KBC Augusta 100,000,000 Flag of Japan.svg Shintaro Kai (1)16
7 Sep Fujisankei Classic 150,000,000 Flag of Japan.svg Toyokazu Fujishima (1)16
21 Sep ANA Open 130,000,000 Flag of Japan.svg Azuma Yano (2)16
28 Sep Asia-Pacific Panasonic Open 200,000,000 Flag of Japan.svg Hideto Tanihara (8)20
5 Oct Coca-Cola Tokai Classic 120,000,000 Flag of Japan.svg Toshinori Muto (2)20
12 Oct Canon Open 200,000,000 Flag of Japan.svg Makoto Inoue (2)16
19 Oct Japan Open Golf Championship 200,000,000 Flag of Japan.svg Shingo Katayama (25)32
26 Oct Bridgestone Open 150,000,000 Flag of Japan.svg Azuma Yano (3)16
2 Nov mynavi ABC Championship 150,000,000 Flag of Japan.svg Ryo Ishikawa (2)16
9 Nov The Championship by Lexus 200,000,000 Flag of South Korea.svg Hur Suk-ho (8)18
16 Nov Mitsui Sumitomo VISA Taiheiyo Masters 150,000,000 Flag of Japan.svg Shingo Katayama (26)22
23 Nov Dunlop Phoenix 200,000,000 Flag of Thailand.svg Prayad Marksaeng (3)36
30 Nov Casio World Open 140,000,000 Flag of Japan.svg Koumei Oda (1)18
7 Dec Golf Nippon Series JT Cup 100,000,000 Flag of India.svg Jeev Milkha Singh (4)24

Source: [1]

Leaders

Money list leaders

PositionPlayerPrize money (¥)
1 Flag of Japan.svg Shingo Katayama 180,094,895
2 Flag of Japan.svg Azuma Yano 137,064,052
3 Flag of Thailand.svg Prayad Marksaeng 126,430,825
4 Flag of Japan.svg Hideto Tanihara 110,414,719
5 Flag of Japan.svg Ryo Ishikawa 106,318,166

Source: [2]

Scoring average leaders

PositionPlayerScoring average
1 Flag of Japan.svg Shingo Katayama 69.57
2 Flag of Australia (converted).svg Brendan Jones 69.82
3 Flag of South Korea.svg Hur Suk-ho 70.22
4 Flag of New Zealand.svg David Smail 70.35
5 Flag of Japan.svg Azuma Yano 70.42

Source: [3]

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References

  1. "2008 Tour Tournaments". JGTO.[ permanent dead link ]
  2. "2008 Prize Money List". JGTO. Archived from the original on 2013-12-12. Retrieved 2013-12-09.
  3. "2008 Scoring Average". JGTO. Archived from the original on 2013-12-12. Retrieved 2013-12-09.