Shigeo Nagashima Invitational Sega Sammy Cup

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Shigeo Nagashima Invitational
Sega Sammy Cup
Tournament information
Location Chitose, Hokkaido
Established2005
Course(s)The North Country GC
Par72
Length7,178 yards (6,564 m)
Tour(s) Japan Golf Tour
FormatStroke play
Prize fund¥150 million
Month playedAugust
Tournament record score
Aggregate268 Shunsuke Sonoda (2013)
268 Ryo Ishikawa (2019)
To par−20 as above
Current champion
Flag of Japan.svg Ryo Ishikawa
Location Map
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The North Country GC
Location in Japan
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The North Country GC
The North Country GC (Hokkaido)

The Shigeo Nagashima Invitational Sega Sammy Cup (長嶋茂雄Invitational セガサミーカップゴルフトーナメント, Nagashima shigeo inviteishonaru sega samī kappu gorufu tōnamento) is a professional golf tournament on the Japan Golf Tour. It has been played annually at The North Country Golf Club near Chitose, Hokkaido since 2005.

The tournament typically took place during the first week of July, but since 2019 it has been played in late August. The course measures 7,178 yards and the par was 72. In 2019, the purse was ¥150,000,000, with ¥30,000,000 going to the winner.

Shunsuke Sonoda set the tournament record in 2013, shooting −20 (268) a score subsequently equalled by Ryo Ishikawa in 2019.

Winners

YearWinnerScoreTo ParMargin of
victory
Runner(s)-upPurse (¥)Winner's
share (¥)
Shigeo Nagashima Invitational Sega Sammy Cup
2020 Cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic
2019 Flag of Japan.svg Ryo Ishikawa 268−204 strokes Flag of the Philippines.svg Juvic Pagunsan 150,000,00030,000,000
2018 Flag of Australia (converted).svg Brad Kennedy 204 [lower-alpha 1] −123 strokes Flag of South Korea.svg Kim Hyung-sung 150,000,00030,000,000
2017 Flag of the United States.svg Chan Kim 270−181 stroke Flag of South Korea.svg Hwang Jung-gon 150,000,00030,000,000
2016 Flag of Japan.svg Hideto Tanihara 274−142 strokes Flag of Thailand.svg Thanyakon Khrongpha 150,000,00030,000,000
2015 Flag of Japan.svg Hiroshi Iwata 272−161 stroke Flag of Japan.svg Shugo Imahira 150,000,00030,000,000
Nagashima Shigeo Invitational Sega Sammy Cup
2014 Flag of Japan.svg Ryo Ishikawa 274−10Playoff Flag of Japan.svg Koumei Oda 200,000,00040,000,000
2013 Flag of Japan.svg Shunsuke Sonoda 268−203 strokes Flag of Japan.svg Tomohiro Kondo
Flag of Japan.svg Yuki Kono
150,000,00030,000,000
2012 Flag of South Korea.svg Lee Kyoung-hoon 269−192 strokes Flag of South Korea.svg Kim Hyung-sung 150,000,00030,000,000
2011 Flag of South Korea.svg Kim Kyung-tae 273−154 strokes Flag of Japan.svg Ryo Ishikawa 130,000,00026,000,000
2010 Flag of Japan.svg Mamo Osanai 275−13Playoff Flag of South Korea.svg Cho Min-gyu
Flag of Japan.svg Shunsuke Sonoda
130,000,00026,000,000
2009 Flag of Japan.svg Hiroyuki Fujita 272−161 stroke Flag of Japan.svg Kōki Idoki 130,000,00026,000,000
2008 Flag of India.svg Jeev Milkha Singh 275−132 strokes Flag of Japan.svg Sushi Ishigaki 150,000,00030,000,000
2007 Flag of Japan.svg Toru Taniguchi 276−123 strokes Flag of Thailand.svg Prom Meesawat 150,000,00030,000,000
Sega Sammy Cup
2006 Flag of the Republic of China.svg Yeh Wei-tze 276−124 strokes Flag of Japan.svg Hidemasa Hoshino 120,000,00024,000,000
2005 Flag of the Republic of China.svg Lin Keng-chi 275−131 stroke Flag of Japan.svg Kiyoshi Maita 120,000,00024,000,000
  1. Tournament played over 54 holes.


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