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|Course(s)||ABC Golf Club|
|Length||7,200 yd (6,600 m)|
|Tour(s)||Japan Golf Tour|
|Prize fund||¥150 million|
|Tournament record score|
|Aggregate||263 Ryuichi Oda (2014)|
|To par||−23 Shingo Katayama (2003)|
The Mynavi ABC Championship (マイナビABCチャンピオンシップゴルフトーナメント, Mainabi ei-bī-shī champyon gorufu tōnamento) is a professional golf tournament on the Japan Golf Tour. It is played at the ABC Golf Club in Katō, Hyōgo, usually in October or November. It was founded in 1971 as a Japan vs. United States team match (there was also individual prize money and the event counted as an official win on tour). In 1988, it became a full-field individual event. The event is sponsored by Asahi Broadcasting Corporation and Mynavi Corporation.
The tournament was founded in 1971 as the Miki Gold Cup, a nine-man team match between golfers from Japan and the United States. Results were based on the aggregate of the best seven scores from each team after 54 holes of stroke play competition; there was also a prize for the best individual score. The event was renamed as the ABC Cup in 1972. The following year, the best eight scores were used to determine the winner, and in 1975 the event was extended to 72 holes.
Between 1982 and 1984 the event was titled as the Goldwin Cup(1982–83) and the Uchida Yoko Cup (1984), during which time it was contested as stroke play matches with two points were awarded for a match win and one point for a tie. The first two rounds were played as better ball pairs and the final two rounds as singles, from which the scores were used to determine the individual winner. In 1985 the event reverted to its earlier format and name.
In 1988, the tournament became a regular 72 hole stroke play event on the Japan Golf Tour, since when it has always been held at ABC Golf Club in Katō, Hyōgo. Sponsored by Philip Morris International, it was titled using the Lark brand as the ABC Lark Cup or Lark Cup for five years, until 1994 when it became the Philip Morris Championship. After Philip Morris sponsorship came to an end, in 2003 the event became titled the ABC Championship, with Mynavi being added as title sponsor in 2008.
|1988–present||ABC Golf Club||Katō, Hyōgo|
|1983||Taiheiyo Club (Rokko Course)||Hyōgo|
|1982, 1984||Sobhu Country Club (Sobhu Course)||Inzai, Chiba|
|1979–1981, 1985–1987||Sports Shinko Country Club||Kawanishi, Hyōgo|
|1976–1978||Harima Country Club||Ono, Hyōgo|
|1975||Ibaraki Kokusai Golf Club||Ibaraki, Osaka|
|1973–1974||Hashimoto Country Club||Hashimoto, Wakayama|
|1972||Ikeda Country Club||Ikeda, Osaka|
|1971||Perfect Liberty (PL) Country Club||Tondabayashi, Osaka|
|Year||Winner||Score||To par||Margin of|
|Mynavi ABC Championship|
|2020||Cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic|
|2019||Hwang Jung-gon||269||−19||1 stroke||Shugo Imahira|
|2018||Yuta Kinoshita||273||−15||Playoff||Masahiro Kawamura|
|2017||Tatsuya Kodai||203||−13||1 stroke|| Im Sung-jae |
|2016||Shingo Katayama (4)||276||−12||1 stroke||Shintaro Kobayashi|
|2015||Kim Kyung-tae (2)||272||−12||2 strokes|| Wonjoon Lee |
|2014||Ryuichi Oda||263||−21||5 strokes|| Koumei Oda |
|2013||Yuta Ikeda||269||−15||Playoff||Hur Suk-ho|
|2012||Han Lee||271||−17||1 stroke||Katsumasa Miyamoto|
|2011||Koichiro Kawano||273||−15||Playoff||Bae Sang-moon|
|2010||Kim Kyung-tae||275||−13||1 stroke||Ryo Ishikawa|
|2009||Toru Suzuki||274||−14||5 strokes||Takashi Kanemoto|
|2008||Ryo Ishikawa||279||−9||1 stroke||Keiichiro Fukabori|
|2007||Frankie Miñoza||274||−14||Playoff||Lee Dong-hwan|
|2006||Shingo Katayama (3)||271||−17||Playoff||Yang Yong-eun|
|2005||Shingo Katayama (2)||274||−14||2 strokes||Dinesh Chand|
|2004||Makoto Inoue||273||−15||1 stroke|| Ryoken Kawagishi |
|2003||Shingo Katayama||265||−23||9 strokes||Katsumasa Miyamoto|
|Philip Morris K.K. Championship|
|2002||Brendan Jones||269||−19||2 strokes||Toshimitsu Izawa|
|2001||Toshimitsu Izawa||272||−16||1 stroke|| Hidemichi Tanaka |
|Philip Morris Championship|
|2000||Toru Taniguchi||276||−12||1 stroke|| Hidemichi Tanaka |
|1999||Ryoken Kawagishi (2)||270||−18||1 stroke||Katsunori Kuwabara|
|1998||Masashi Ozaki (2)||275||−13||1 stroke|| Carlos Franco |
|1997||Brian Watts (2)||280||−8||2 strokes||Kaname Yokoo|
|1996||Naomichi Ozaki (2)||278||−10||4 strokes|| Russ Cochran |
|1995||Hidemichi Tanaka||278||−10||1 stroke|| Naomichi Ozaki |
|1994||Brian Watts||276||−12||1 stroke|| Masashi Ozaki |
|1993||Hajime Meshiai||283||−5||1 stroke|| Masahiro Kuramoto |
|1992||Naomichi Ozaki||279||−9||1 stroke||Masashi Ozaki|
|ABC Lark Cup|
|1991||Yoshikazu Yokoshima||280||−8||2 strokes||Roger Mackay|
|1990||Ryoken Kawagishi||277||−11||2 strokes||Masashi Ozaki|
|1989||Brian Jones||280||−8||4 strokes||Toshiaki Sudo|
|1988||Katsunari Takahashi||277||−11||1 stroke||Masashi Ozaki|
|Year||Winning team||Score||Margin of|
|Individual winner(s)||Score||To par||Margin of|
|ABC Cup Japan-U.S. Match|
|1987||Japan||2,227||3 strokes||Andy Bean||269||−19||5 strokes||Masahiro Kuramoto|
|1986||United States||2,229||7 strokes||Curtis Strange||271||−17||4 strokes||Chip Beck|
|1985||Japan||2,557||2 strokes|| Tateo Ozaki and|
|Uchida Yoko Cup Japan vs USA Match|
|1984||United States||30–18||Tom Watson (2)||135||−7||1 stroke|| Mark O'Meara |
|Goldwin Cup Japan vs USA|
|1983||United States||29–19||Tsuneyuki Nakajima||141||−3||1 stroke||Hale Irwin|
|1982||United States||33–15|| Bob Gilder and|
|ABC Cup Japan vs USA|
|1981||United States||2,246||35 strokes||Bobby Clampett||271||−17||7 strokes||Akira Yabe|
|ABC Japan vs USA Golf Matches|
|1980|| Japan |
|2,280||Tie||Jerry Pate||276||−12||1 stroke|| Tom Purtzer |
|1979||Japan||2,306||5 strokes||Tom Purtzer||276||−12||10 strokes||Bill Rogers|
|1978||Japan||2,273||53 strokes||Isao Aoki (2)||273||−15||5 strokes||Kosaku Shimada|
|1977||Japan||2,079||2 strokes||Isao Aoki||280||−8||2 strokes||Tom Weiskopf|
|1976||Japan||2,273||15 strokes||Tom Watson||277||−11||3 strokes||Isao Aoki|
|1975||Japan||2,266||42 strokes||Tōru Nakamura||273||−15||7 strokes||Al Geiberger|
|1974||United States||1,752||9 strokes||Teruo Sugihara||209||−7||1 stroke||Hubert Green|
|1973||Japan||1,785||17 strokes||Al Geiberger||218||+2||2 strokes||Takashi Murakami|
|1972||United States||1,488||18 strokes||Tommy Aaron||209||−4||1 stroke||Bert Yancey|
|Miki Gold Cup|
|1971||United States||1,484||9 strokes|| Masashi Ozaki and|
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