Norio Suzuki (golfer)

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Norio Suzuki
鈴木規夫
Personal information
Born (1951-10-12) 12 October 1951 (age 69)
Kagawa Prefecture, Japan
Height1.71 m (5 ft 7 in)
Weight68 kg (150 lb; 10.7 st)
NationalityFlag of Japan.svg  Japan
Career
StatusProfessional
Former tour(s) Japan Golf Tour
Professional wins18
Number of wins by tour
Japan Golf Tour16
Other2
Best results in major championships
Masters Tournament T45: 1981
PGA Championship DNP
U.S. Open DNP
The Open Championship T10: 1976

Norio Suzuki (鈴木 規夫, Suzuki Norio, born 12 October 1951) is a Japanese professional golfer.

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Suzuki won 16 tournaments on the Japan Golf Tour and ranks 11th on the career victories list.

Professional wins (18)

Japan Golf Tour wins (16)

No.DateTournamentWinning scoreMargin of
victory
Runner(s)-up
111 Jul 1974 Kyusyu Open +2 (74-69-73-74=290)5 strokes Flag of Japan (1870-1999).svg Kenji Ueda
21 Jun 1975 Dunlop Tournament −10 (68-73-67-70=278)2 strokes Flag of Myanmar (1974-2010).svg Mya Aye
318 Jul 1975 Kyusyu Open (2)−5 (70-70-70-73=283)4 strokes Flag of Japan (1870-1999).svg Katsuji Yanagita
416 May 1976 Fujisankei Classic −9 (71-70-72-66=279)Playoff Flag of the Republic of China.svg Lu Liang-Huan
516 Jul 1976 Kyusyu Open (3)−3 (74-72-71-68=285)Playoff Flag of Japan (1870-1999).svg Katsuji Yanagita
625 Jul 1976 Shizuoka Open −11 (71-72-67-67=277)1 stroke Flag of the Republic of China.svg Lu Liang-Huan
717 Jul 1977 Kyusyu Open (4)−4 (71-71-68-74=284)6 strokes Flag of Japan (1870-1999).svg Tetsuhiro Ueda
816 Jul 1978 Kyusyu Open (5)+5 (71-73-78-71=293)6 strokes Flag of Japan (1870-1999).svg Yurio Akitomi, Flag of Japan (1870-1999).svg Satoshi Ichinose
918 Nov 1979 Taiheiyo Club Masters −8 (73-69-67-71=280)2 strokes Flag of the United States.svg Rod Curl, Flag of the United States.svg Bill Rogers,
Flag of the United States.svg Tom Watson
1022 Jun 1980 Pepsi-Wilson Tournament −12 (68-68-71-69=276)1 stroke Flag of Japan (1870-1999).svg Isao Aoki
1110 Aug 1980 Mizuno Tournament −20 (64-69-68-65=266)6 strokes Flag of Japan (1870-1999).svg Yoshikazu Yokoshima
1221 Sep 1980 Hiroshima Open −12 (71-69-68-68=276)4 strokes Flag of Japan (1870-1999).svg Isao Aoki, Flag of the Republic of China.svg Chen Tze-ming,
Flag of Japan (1870-1999).svg Haruo Yasuda
1316 Nov 1980 Toshiba Taiheiyo Masters (2)−6 (73-68-70-71=282)Playoff Flag of Japan (1870-1999).svg Masashi Ozaki
1423 Aug 1981 Kansai Pro Championship −10 (64-69-73-72=278)
155 Sep 1982 Kyusyu Open (6)+3 (71-72-77-71=291)2 strokes Flag of Japan (1870-1999).svg Kinpachi Yoshimura
1619 Sep 1982 ANA Sapporo Open −10 (74-63-69-72=278)

Japan Golf Tour playoff record (3–0)

No.YearTournamentOpponentResult
11976 Fujisankei Classic Flag of the Republic of China.svg Lu Liang-Huan Won with par on fifth extra hole
21976 Kyusyu Open Flag of Japan (1870-1999).svg Katsuji Yanagita
31980 Toshiba Taiheiyo Masters Flag of Japan (1870-1999).svg Masashi Ozaki Won after concession on first extra hole

Other wins (2)

Results in major championships

Tournament197619771978197919801981
Masters Tournament T45
The Open Championship T10T26T19

Note: Suzuki only played in the Masters Tournament and The Open Championship.

  Top 10
  Did not play

"T" indicates a tie for a place

Team appearances


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