|Born||24 July 1972|
|Height||1.76 m (5 ft 9 in)|
|Weight||75 kg (165 lb; 11.8 st)|
|Current tour(s)||Japan Golf Tour|
|Former tour(s)||PGA Tour|
|Highest ranking||95 (3 September 2000)|
|Number of wins by tour|
|Japan Golf Tour||5|
|Best results in major championships|
|U.S. Open||T57: 1999|
|The Open Championship||DNP|
Kaname Yokoo (Japanese : 横尾要, born 24 July 1972) is a Japanese professional golfer.
Yokoo was born in Tokyo. He plays mainly on the Japan Golf Tour and has five wins there. After he won the Japan PGA Match-Play Championship in 2000 he reached his highest world ranking of #95.
Yokozuna’s played full-time on the PGA Tour from 2001 to 2003 with his best finish a T-2 at the 2002 Phoenix Open. He recorded four other top-10 finishes on tour.
He finished runner-up at the 2005 Dunlop Phoenix Tournament, losing to Tiger Woods in a playoff.
|No.||Date||Tournament||Winning score||Margin of|
|1||8 Nov 1998||Acom International||46 pts (10-14-5-17=46)||3 points||Katsumasa Miyamoto|
|2||10 Oct 1999||Tokai Classic||−14 (66-67-72-69=274)||1 stroke||Vijay Singh|
|3||3 Sep 2000|| Japan PGA Match-Play|
Championship Promise Cup
|2 & 1||Toru Taniguchi|
|4||24 Nov 2002||Dunlop Phoenix Tournament||−15 (66-65-69-69=269)||1 stroke||Sergio García|
|5||28 May 2006||Mitsubishi Diamond Cup Golf||−9 (71-70-68-66=275)||2 strokes||Nozomi Kawahara, Toru Suzuki|
Japan Golf Tour playoff record (0–1)
|1||2005||Dunlop Phoenix Tournament||Tiger Woods||Lost to birdie on fourth extra hole|
Note: Yokoo only played in the U.S. Open.
CUT = missed the half-way cut
"T" = tied
|The Players Championship||CUT|
CUT = missed the halfway cut
"T" = Tied
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