2016 Japan Golf Tour

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The 2016 Japan Golf Tour season was played from 28 January to 4 December. The season consisted of 26 official money events, mostly in Japan, as well as the four majors. One event was played in Singapore, and one in Myanmar, both co-sanctioned by the Asian Tour.

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Schedule

The table below shows the 2016 schedule. 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 (does not include the four major golf championships).

DateTournamentLocationPrize fund
(¥)
Winner OWGR
pts
Notes
1 Feb [nb 1] SMBC Singapore Open Singapore 120,000,000 Flag of South Korea.svg Song Young-han (1)28Co-sanctioned with the Asian Tour
7 Feb Leopalace21 Myanmar Open Myanmar 90,000,000 Flag of South Africa.svg Shaun Norris (1)15Co-sanctioned with the Asian Tour
17 Apr Token Homemate Cup Mie 130,000,000 Flag of South Korea.svg Kim Kyung-tae (11)16
24 Apr Panasonic Open Chiba 150,000,000 Flag of Japan.svg Yuta Ikeda (14)16Co-sanctioned with the Asian Tour
1 May The Crowns Aichi 120,000,000 Flag of South Korea.svg Kim Kyung-tae (12)16
22 May Kansai Open Golf Championship Wakayama 70,000,000 Flag of South Korea.svg Cho Byung-min (1)16
29 May Gateway to the Open Mizuno Open Okayama 100,000,000 Flag of South Korea.svg Kim Kyung-tae (13)16
5 Jun Japan Golf Tour Championship Mori Building Cup Shishido Hills Ibaraki 150,000,000 Flag of Japan.svg Yosuke Tsukada (1)16Tour Championship; Japan major
26 Jun ISPS Handa Global Cup Ishikawa 100,000,000 Flag of South Korea.svg Park Jun-won (1)20
3 Jul Shigeo Nagashima Invitational Sega Sammy Cup Hokkaidō 150,000,000 Flag of Japan.svg Hideto Tanihara (12)16
10 Jul Japan PGA Championship Nissin Cupnoodles Cup Hokkaidō 150,000,000 Flag of Japan.svg Hideto Tanihara (13)16Japan major
24 Jul Dunlop Srixon Fukushima Open Fukushima 50,000,000 Flag of Japan.svg Ryuko Tokimatsu (1)16
28 Aug RIZAP KBC Augusta Fukuoka 100,000,000 Flag of Japan.svg Ryo Ishikawa (14)16
4 Sep Fujisankei Classic Yamanashi 110,000,000 Flag of South Korea.svg Cho Min-gyu (2)16
18 Sep ANA Open Hokkaidō 110,000,000 Flag of Australia (converted).svg Brendan Jones (14)16
25 Sep Asia-Pacific Diamond Cup Golf Osaka 150,000,000 Flag of the Republic of China.svg Chan Shih-chang (n/a)15Co-sanctioned with the Asian Tour
2 Oct Top Cup Tokai Classic Aichi 110,000,000 Flag of Japan.svg Daisuke Kataoka (2)16
9 Oct Honma TourWorld Cup at Trophia Golf Ibaraki 100,000,000 Flag of Japan.svg Yuta Ikeda (15)16Playoff concluded on Monday
16 Oct Japan Open Golf Championship Saitama 200,000,000 Flag of Japan.svg Hideki Matsuyama (7)32Flagship event; Japan major
23 Oct Bridgestone Open Chiba 150,000,000 Flag of Japan.svg Satoshi Kodaira (4)18
30 Oct Mynavi ABC Championship Hyōgo 150,000,000 Flag of Japan.svg Shingo Katayama (30)16
6 Nov Heiwa PGM Championship Chiba 200,000,000 Flag of Japan.svg Hideto Tanihara (14)16
13 Nov Mitsui Sumitomo Visa Taiheiyo Masters Shizuoka 200,000,000 Flag of Japan.svg Hideki Matsuyama (8)23
20 Nov Dunlop Phoenix Miyazaki 200,000,000 Flag of the United States.svg Brooks Koepka (n/a)26
27 Nov Casio World Open Kōchi 200,000,000 Flag of Japan.svg Yuta Ikeda (16)16Shortened to 54 holes
4 Dec Golf Nippon Series JT Cup Tokyo 130,000,000 Flag of South Korea.svg Park Sang-hyun (1)18Japan major

Source: [1]

Leaders

Money list leaders

PositionPlayerPrize money (¥)
1 Flag of Japan.svg Yuta Ikeda 207,901,567
2 Flag of Japan.svg Hideto Tanihara 171,902,867
3 Flag of South Korea.svg Kim Kyung-tae 113,714,688
4 Flag of South Korea.svg Song Young-han 91,562,130
5 Flag of Japan.svg Daisuke Kataoka 86,019,113

Source: [2]

Scoring average leaders

PositionPlayerScoring average
1 Flag of Japan.svg Yuta Ikeda 69.62
2 Flag of Japan.svg Hideto Tanihara 69.67
3 Flag of South Korea.svg Kim Kyung-tae 70.05
4 Flag of South Korea.svg Song Young-han 70.21
5 Flag of Australia (converted).svg Brad Kennedy 70.43

Source: [3]

Footnotes

  1. Final round delayed to Monday due to bad weather and lightning.

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