|Location||Kawanishi, Hyōgo, Japan|
|Tour(s)||Japan Golf Tour|
|Tournament record score|
|Aggregate||265 Tomohiro Kondo (2011)|
|To par||−19 as above|
The Tsuruya Open (つるやオープンゴルフトーナメント, Tsuruya ōpun gorufu tōnamento) was a professional golf tournament on the Japan Golf Tour. It was played annually from 1994 to 2014 on the Yamanohara Course at Yamanohara Golf Club, formerly Sports Shinko Country Club, near Kawanishi, Hyōgo.
The tournament scoring records of 265 (–19) were set by Tomohiro Kondo in 2011. In its final year in 2014, the purse was ￥110,000,000 with ￥22,000,000 going to the winner.
|Year||Winner||Score||To par||Margin of|
|2014||Hiroyuki Fujita||271||−13||Playoff||Park Sang-hyun|
|2013||Hideki Matsuyama||266||−18||1 stroke||David Oh|
|2012||Hiroyuki Fujita||269||−15||4 strokes||Lee Kyoung-hoon|
|2011||Tomohiro Kondo||265||−19||4 strokes|| Bae Sang-moon |
|2010||Hiroyuki Fujita||199||−14||Playoff||Toru Taniguchi|
|2009||Masaya Tomida||198||−15||2 strokes||David Smail|
|2008||Hur Suk-ho||272||−12||1 stroke||Kim Kyung-tae|
|2007||Brendan Jones||268||−16||2 strokes|| Masahiro Kuramoto |
|2006||Brendan Jones||273||−11||2 strokes||Mamo Osanai|
|2005||Naomichi Ozaki||271||−13||3 strokes|| Ryoken Kawagishi |
|2004||Brendan Jones||275||−9||2 strokes|| Keiichiro Fukabori |
|2003||Hirofumi Miyase||270||−14||Playoff|| Takashi Kanemoto |
|2002||Dean Wilson||273||−11||2 strokes||Toru Taniguchi|
|2001||Hidemichi Tanaka||274||−14||2 strokes||Masayuki Kawamura|
|2000||Richard Backwell||278||−10||Playoff||Hidemichi Tanaka|
|1999||Naomichi Ozaki||273||−15||2 strokes||Toru Suzuki|
|1998||Katsumasa Miyamoto||271||−17||1 stroke||Peter McWhinney|
|1997||Mitsuo Harada||279||−9||4 strokes||Shigeki Maruyama|
|1996||Peter McWhinney||276||−12||1 stroke||Peter Senior|
|1995||Satoshi Higashi||279||−9||1 stroke|| Kōki Idoki |
|1994||Tsuneyuki Nakajima||279||−9||Playoff||Tsutomu Higa|
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