List of golfers with most Japan Golf Tour wins

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This is a list of golfers who have won 10 or more events on the Japan Golf Tour since it was established in 1973. The official Japan Golf Tour website lists winners beginning with the 1985 season. Individual player pages, however, list the total number of career wins under "Lifetime Record".

Many of the players on the list have won events on other tours and unofficial events.

This list is up to date as of 8 December 2019.

RankPlayerLifespanWinsWinning span
1 Flag of Japan.svg Masashi Ozaki 1947–941973–2002
2 Flag of Japan (1870-1999).svg Isao Aoki 1942–511973–1992
3 Flag of Japan.svg Tsuneyuki Nakajima 1954–481976–2006
4 Flag of Japan.svg Naomichi Ozaki 1956–321984–2005
5 Flag of Japan.svg Shingo Katayama 1973–311998–2017
6 Flag of Japan.svg Masahiro Kuramoto 1955–301980–2003
7 Flag of Japan (1870-1999).svg Teruo Sugihara 1937–2011281973–1990
8 Flag of Japan.svg Yuta Ikeda 1985–212009–2019
T9 Flag of Australia (converted).svg Graham Marsh 1944–201973–1990
Flag of Japan (1870-1999).svg Tōru Nakamura 1950–1973–1992
Flag of Japan.svg Toru Taniguchi 1968–1998–2018
12 Flag of Japan.svg Hiroyuki Fujita 1969–181997–2014
13 Flag of Japan.svg Ryo Ishikawa 1991–172007–2019
T14 Flag of Japan (1870-1999).svg Norio Suzuki 1951–161974–1982
Flag of Japan.svg Toshimitsu Izawa 1968–1995–2007
T16 Flag of Japan.svg Tateo Ozaki 1954–151984–2000
Flag of Australia (converted).svg Brendan Jones 1975–2002–2019
T18 Flag of Japan (1870-1999).svg Saburo Fujiki 1955–141981–1993
Flag of the United States.svg David Ishii 1955–1985–1994
Flag of Japan.svg Hideto Tanihara 1978–2003–2016
Flag of South Korea.svg Kim Kyung-tae 1986–2010–2019
22 Flag of Japan (1870-1999).svg Yoshitaka Yamamoto 1951–131973–1993
T23 Flag of the United States.svg Brian Watts 1966–121994–1998
Flag of Japan.svg Katsumasa Miyamoto 1972–1998–2019
T25 Flag of the United States.svg Todd Hamilton 1965–111992–2003
Flag of the Republic of China.svg Hsieh Min-Nan 1940–1974–1985
Flag of Australia (converted).svg Brian Jones 1951–1977–1993
Flag of Japan (1870-1999).svg Seiichi Kanai 1940–1976–1990
Flag of Japan (1870-1999).svg Hajime Meshiai 1954–1985–1999
Flag of Japan (1870-1999).svg Takashi Murakami 1944–1973–1977
T31 Flag of Japan.svg Shigeki Maruyama 1969–101993–2009
Flag of Japan (1870-1999).svg Katsunari Takahashi 1950–1982–1991
Flag of Japan.svg Hidemichi Tanaka 1971–1995–2001

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