Kodai Ichihara

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Kodai Ichihara
Personal information
Born (1982-05-29) 29 May 1982 (age 38)
Tokyo, Japan
Height1.71 m (5 ft 7 in)
Weight80 kg (180 lb; 13 st)
NationalityFlag of Japan.svg  Japan
Career
StatusProfessional
Current tour(s) Japan Golf Tour
Professional wins3
Number of wins by tour
Japan Golf Tour2
Other1
Best results in major championships
Masters Tournament DNP
PGA Championship DNP
U.S. Open CUT: 2019
The Open Championship T79: 2016

Kodai Ichihara (市原 弘大, Ichihara Kōdai, born 29 May 1982) is a Japanese professional golfer who plays on the Japan Golf Tour.

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Ichihara had his first win on the tour in June 2018, the Japan Golf Tour Championship Mori Building Cup Shishido Hills. Previously his best finish is T-2 at the 2016 Gateway to the Open Mizuno Open. He also has one win on the Japan Challenge Tour, the 2003 Kanitop Cup.

Ichihara qualified for the 2012 Open Championship through International Final Qualifying, but missed the cut. [1] His runner-up finish at the 2016 Mizuno Open qualified him for the 2016 Open Championship. [2] He made the cut and finished tied for 79th. Ichihara's win at the 2018 Japan Golf Tour Championship lifted him to second place in the 2018 Japan Golf Tour money list, earning him a place in the 2018 Open Championship.

Professional wins (3)

Japan Golf Tour wins (2)

Legend
Tour Championships (1)
Japan majors (1)
Other Japan Golf Tour (1)
No.DateTournamentWinning scoreMargin of
victory
Runner-up
13 Jun 2018 Japan Golf Tour Championship
Mori Building Cup Shishido Hills
−12 (67-71-68-66=272)1 stroke Flag of Japan.svg Ryuko Tokimatsu
218 Nov 2018 Dunlop Phoenix Tournament −15 (70-68-68-63=269)1 stroke Flag of Japan.svg Mikumu Horikawa

Japan Challenge Tour wins (1)

No.DateTournamentWinning scoreMargin of
victory
Runner-up
120 Jul 2003Kanitop Cup−9 (70-65=135)2 strokes Flag of Japan.svg Makoto Inoue

Results in major championships

Tournament2012201320142015201620172018
Masters Tournament
U.S. Open
The Open Championship CUTT79CUT
PGA Championship
Tournament2019
Masters Tournament
PGA Championship
U.S. Open CUT
The Open Championship
  Did not play

CUT = missed the half-way cut
"T" = tied

Results in World Golf Championships

Tournament20182019
Championship
Match Play
Invitational T69T55
Champions
  Did not play

"T" = Tied

Team appearances

Professional

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References

  1. "Ichihara, Imahira, Lee and Tanihara qualify for the 145th Open in Japan". Compleat Golfer. 30 May 2016. Retrieved 16 July 2016.
  2. "Four qualify for Open via Japan Golf Tour's Mizuno Open". Golf Channel. 29 May 2016. Retrieved 16 July 2016.