|Born||2 October 1992|
Saitama Prefecture, Japan
|Height||1.65 m (5 ft 5 in)|
|Weight||60 kg (130 lb; 9.4 st)|
|Current tour(s)||Japan Golf Tour|
|Highest ranking||30 (5 January 2020) |
(as of 28 March 2021)
|Number of wins by tour|
|Japan Golf Tour||4|
|Best results in major championships|
|Masters Tournament||T44: 2020|
|PGA Championship||CUT: 2018, 2019|
|U.S. Open||61st: 2020|
|The Open Championship||CUT: 2016, 2019|
|Achievements and awards|
Shugo Imahira (born 2 October 1992) is a Japanese professional golfer. He has played full-time on the Japan Golf Tour since 2015 and has won four times on the tour, between 2017 and 2019. He was the leading money winner on the tour in 2018 and 2019.
Imahira won twice on the 2014 Japan Challenge Tour en route to winning the season money list title.
Since 2015 he has played on the main Japan Golf Tour. In 2015, his best finish was second place in the Shigeo Nagashima Invitational Sega Sammy Cup. In 2016, he tied for second place in the Gateway to the Open Mizuno Open and also had a third-place finish and three fourth-place finishes, finishing 10th in the money list. In 2017, he had his first win on the tour, winning the Kansai Open and finished 6th in the money list. [ citation needed ]Imahira won the 2018 Bridgestone Open. He was also 2nd three times, 3rd three times and had 7 other top-10 finishes to be the leading money winner on the 2018 Japan Golf Tour.
Imahira played in the 2016 Open Championship for his first major appearance.He had an opening round 68, but shot 80 in the second round and missed the cut. He qualified for the 2017 U.S. Open and the 2018 PGA Championship but missed the cut on both occasions. Imahira was 53rd in the world rankings at the end of 2018 and missed out on qualification for the 2019 Masters Tournament, for which the top-50 qualified automatically. However, he later received a special invitation for the event. At the 2020 U.S. Open he did make the cut, but finished last among the remaining players.
this list may be incomplete
|No.||Date||Tournament||Winning score||Margin of|
|1||21 May 2017||Kansai Open Golf Championship||−9 (67-69-69-70=275)||6 strokes||Daisuke Kataoka|
|2||21 Oct 2018||Bridgestone Open||−16 (70-65-67-66=268)||1 stroke||Masahiro Kawamura|
|3||13 Oct 2019||Bridgestone Open (2)||−11 (64-67=131)*||1 stroke|| Hiroyuki Fujita, Seungsu Han,|
Tomoharu Otsuki, Akio Sadakata
|4||24 Nov 2019||Dunlop Phoenix Tournament||−10 (65-72-66=203)*||2 strokes||Hwang Jung-gon|
*Note: Tournament shortened to 36/54 holes due to weather.
Japan Golf Tour playoff record (0–1)
|1||2017||ANA Open||Yuta Ikeda, Ryuko Tokimatsu||Ikeda won with birdie on first extra hole|
|No.||Date||Tournament||Winning score||Margin of|
|1||23 May 2014||Heiwa PGM Challenge I Road to Championship||−10 (66-68=134)||Playoff||Masashi Nishimura, Akinori Tani|
|2||23 Oct 2014||JGTO Novil Final||−7 (68-69=137)||1 stroke||Mitsugu Murakami|
|The Open Championship||CUT|
|The Open Championship||CUT||NT|
CUT = missed the half-way cut
"T" = tied
1Cancelled due to COVID-19 pandemic
QF, R16, R32, R64 = Round in which player lost in match play
DQ = Disqualified
NT = No tournament
"T" = Tied
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