Toshinori Muto

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Toshinori Muto
Personal information
Born (1978-03-10) 10 March 1978 (age 42)
Gunma Prefecture, Japan
Height1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)
Weight76 kg (168 lb; 12.0 st)
NationalityFlag of Japan.svg  Japan
Career
StatusProfessional
Current tour(s) Japan Golf Tour
Professional wins7
Number of wins by tour
Japan Golf Tour7
Asian Tour1
Best results in major championships
Masters Tournament DNP
PGA Championship DNP
U.S. Open DNP
The Open Championship T72: 2012

Toshinori Muto (born 10 March 1978) is a Japanese professional golfer.

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Muto was born in Gunma Prefecture. He currently plays on the Japan Golf Tour where he has won seven times between 2006 and 2019.

Professional wins (7)

Japan Golf Tour wins (7)

No.DateTournamentWinning scoreMargin of
victory
Runner-up
121 May 2006 Munsingwear Open KSB Cup −14 (68-69-73-64=274)2 strokes Flag of Japan.svg Eiji Mizoguchi
25 Oct 2008 Coca-Cola Tokai Classic −11 (69-70-69-69=277)2 strokes Flag of Japan.svg Yuta Ikeda
38 Nov 2009 The Championship by Lexus −16 (68-65-71-64=268)3 strokes Flag of South Korea.svg Kim Kyung-tae
420 Nov 2011 Dunlop Phoenix Tournament −12 (68-70-63=201)*4 strokes Flag of Spain.svg Gonzalo Fernández-Castaño
519 Aug 2012 Kansai Open Golf Championship −18 (64-65-68-69=266)1 stroke Flag of South Korea.svg Kim Hyung-sung
628 Jun 2015 ISPS Handa Global Cup −14 (68-68-66-68=270)Playoff Flag of the Philippines.svg Angelo Que
729 Sep 2019 Panasonic Open Golf Championship 1−21 (65-70-64-64=263)4 strokes Flag of Japan.svg Shugo Imahira

*Note: The 2011 Dunlop Phoenix Tournament was shortened to 54 holes due to rain.
1Co-sanctioned by the Asian Tour

Japan Golf Tour playoff record (1–1)

No.YearTournamentOpponentResult
1 2015 ISPS Handa Global Cup Flag of the Philippines.svg Angelo Que Won with birdie on first extra hole
2 2016 Japan PGA Championship
Nissin Cupnoodle Cup
Flag of Japan.svg Hideto Tanihara Lost to par on first extra hole

Results in major championships

Tournament2006200720082009201020112012
The Open Championship CUTCUTT72

Note: Muto only played in The Open Championship.

  Did not play

CUT = missed the half-way cut
"T" = tied

Results in World Golf Championships

Tournament2012
Match Play
Championship
Invitational T67
Champions T69
  Did not play

"T" = Tied


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