Tomohiro Kondo

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Tomohiro Kondo
近藤智弘
Personal information
Born (1977-06-17) 17 June 1977 (age 43)
Tōkai, Aichi, Japan
Height1.67 m (5 ft 6 in)
Weight60 kg (132 lb; 9 st 6 lb)
NationalityFlag of Japan.svg  Japan
Career
StatusProfessional
Current tour(s) Japan Golf Tour
Professional wins7
Highest ranking 88 (4 January 2015) [1]
(as of 20 September 2020)
Number of wins by tour
Japan Golf Tour6
Other1
Best results in major championships
Masters Tournament DNP
PGA Championship DNP
U.S. Open DNP
The Open Championship CUT: 2007, 2009, 2014

Tomohiro Kondo (Japanese : 近藤智弘, born 17 June 1977) is a Japanese professional golfer.

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Kondo was born in Tōkai, Aichi, Japan. He won the gold medal at the 1998 Asian Games.

After turning professional, Kondo joined the Japan Golf Tour. He has five wins on the Japan Golf Tour, winning twice in 2006, and once in 2007, 2008, 2011, and 2014.

Kondo managed to qualify for The Open Championship three times; 2007, 2009, 2014. Missing the cut each time

Professional wins (7)

Japan Golf Tour wins (6)

Legend
Japan majors (1)
Other Japan Golf Tour (5)
No.DateTournamentWinning scoreMargin of
victory
Runner(s)-up
114 May 2006 Japan PGA Championship −10 (68-70-71-69=278)Playoff Flag of Japan.svg Katsuyoshi Tomori
217 Sep 2006 ANA Open −10 (69-64-72-69=274)1 stroke Flag of Japan.svg Kiyoshi Maita, Flag of Japan.svg Kaname Yokoo
33 Jun 2007 JCB Classic −13 (68-66-68-69=271)1 stroke Flag of South Korea.svg Lee Seong-ho, Flag of Japan.svg Koumei Oda,
Flag of Japan.svg Mamo Osanai, Flag of Japan.svg Azuma Yano
44 May 2008 The Crowns −9 (72-68-64-67=271)Playoff Flag of Japan.svg Hiroyuki Fujita
524 Apr 2011 Tsuruya Open −19 (66-63-70-66=265)4 strokes Flag of South Korea.svg Bae Sang-moon, Flag of Japan.svg Nobuhiro Masuda
69 Nov 2014 Heiwa PGM Championship −20 (68-66-64-66=264)4 strokes Flag of Japan.svg Yoshinori Fujimoto, Flag of South Korea.svg Ryu Hyun-woo,
Flag of Japan.svg Hideto Tanihara

Japan Golf Tour playoff record (2–4)

No.YearTournamentOpponent(s)Result
1 2004 JCB Classic Sendai Flag of Japan.svg Takashi Kamiyama, Flag of Japan.svg Tsuneyuki Nakajima Kamiyama won with birdie on first extra hole
22004 Japan Golf Tour Championship
Shishido Hills Cup
Flag of South Korea.svg Hur Suk-ho
3 2006 Japan PGA Championship Flag of Japan.svg Katsuyoshi Tomori Won with par on first extra hole
42006 The Golf Tournament in Omaezaki Flag of South Korea.svg Hur Suk-ho, Flag of Japan.svg Toru Taniguchi
5 2008 The Crowns Flag of Japan.svg Hiroyuki Fujita Won with par on second extra hole
6 2016 Token Homemate Cup Flag of South Korea.svg Kim Kyung-tae Lost to birdie on first extra hole

Other wins (1)

Results in major championships

Tournament20072008200920102011201220132014
The Open Championship CUTCUTCUT
  Did not play

CUT = missed the half-way cut
Note: Kondo only played in The Open Championship.

Team appearances

Amateur

Professional

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References

  1. "Week 1 2015 Ending 4 Jan 2015" (pdf). OWGR . Retrieved 29 October 2019.