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|Born||16 November 1978|
Onomichi, Hiroshima, Japan
|Height||1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)|
|Weight||80 kg (180 lb; 13 st)|
|Current tour(s)|| Japan Golf Tour |
|Former tour(s)||PGA Tour|
|Highest ranking||47 (4 June 2017) |
(as of 20 September 2020)
|Number of wins by tour|
|Japan Golf Tour||14|
|Best results in major championships|
|Masters Tournament||CUT: 2007, 2017|
|PGA Championship||T33: 2016|
|U.S. Open||T51: 2016|
|The Open Championship||T5: 2006|
Hideto Tanihara (谷原 秀人, Tanihara Hideto, born 16 November 1978) is a Japanese professional golfer. He has won 14 tournaments on the Japan Golf Tour.
Tanihara has won 14 tournaments on the Japan Golf Tour and featured in the top 50 of the Official World Golf Ranking. His highest ranking came in June 2017 when he reached 47th. He finished tied for fifth place in the 2006 Open Championship and reached the semi-finals of the 2017 WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play. His best finish outside of Japan was a second place finish at the 2016 New Zealand Open, an official event on the Australasian Tour. He has represented Japan four times in the World Cup.
On 14 July 2008, it was announced that he and actress Ayaka Nagate had married.
|Japan majors (1)|
|Other Japan Golf Tour (13)|
|No.||Date||Tournament||Winning score||Margin of|
|1||22 Jun 2003||Mandom Lucido Yomiuri Open||−16 (65-71-64=200)*||3 strokes|
|2||21 Dec 2003|
|Asia Japan Okinawa Open 1||−9 (66-76-68-69=279)||3 strokes|
|3||4 Jun 2006||JCB Classic Sendai||−18 (67-69-63-67=266)||5 strokes|
|4||6 Aug 2006||Sun Chlorella Classic||−5 (70-74-67-72=283)||1 stroke|
|5||2 Sep 2007||Fujisankei Classic||−8 (67-71-67=205)*||3 strokes|
|6||9 Sep 2007||Suntory Open||−8 (65-71-66=202)*||2 strokes|
|7||25 May 2008||Munsingwear Open KSB Cup||−18 (65-67-65-73=270)||3 strokes|
|8||28 Sep 2008||Asia-Pacific Panasonic Open 1||−16 (66-68-64-66=264)||1 stroke|
|9||29 Aug 2010||Vana H Cup KBC Augusta||−22 (67-66-67-66=266)||1 stroke|
|10||17 Nov 2013||Mitsui Sumitomo Visa Taiheiyo Masters||−13 (66-69-67-73=275)||1 stroke|
|11||8 Nov 2015||Heiwa PGM Championship||−11 (67-67-66-69=269)||2 strokes|
|12||3 Jul 2016|| Shigeo Nagashima Invitational|
Sega Sammy Cup
|−14 (70-65-67-72=274)||2 strokes|
|13||10 Jul 2016|| Japan PGA Championship|
Nissin Cupnoodle Cup
|14||6 Nov 2016||Heiwa PGM Championship (2)||−12 (68-64-66-70=268)||Playoff|
*Note: Tournament shortened to 54 holes due to weather.
1Co-sanctioned by the Asian Tour
Japan Golf Tour playoff record (2–2)
|1||2013||Fujisankei Classic||Matsuyama won with birdie on second extra hole|
|2||2014||ANA Open||Lost to par on first extra hole|
|3||2016|| Japan PGA Championship|
Nissin Cupnoodle Cup
|Won with par on first extra hole|
|4||2016||Heiwa PGM Championship||Won with birdie on first extra hole|
|The Open Championship||CUT||T5||CUT||CUT|
|The Open Championship||CUT||CUT||CUT|
CUT = missed the half-way cut
"T" = tied for place
|The Open Championship||0||0||0||1||1||1||7||1|
Results not in chronological order prior to 2015.
QF, R16, R32, R64 = Round in which player lost in match play
"T" = tied
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