Yosuke Asaji

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Yosuke Asaji
Personal information
Born (1993-05-24) 24 May 1993 (age 28)
Tokyo, Japan
Height1.69 m (5 ft 7 in)
Weight68 kg (150 lb)
NationalityFlag of Japan.svg  Japan
Career
Turned professional2011
Current tour(s) Japan Golf Tour
Former tour(s) Japan Challenge Tour
Professional wins4
Number of wins by tour
Japan Golf Tour2
Asian Tour1
Other2
Best results in major championships
Masters Tournament DNP
PGA Championship DNP
U.S. Open CUT: 2021
The Open Championship T67: 2019

Yosuke Asaji (born 24 May 1993) is a Japanese professional golfer.

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Professional career

Asaji won the 2019 Asia-Pacific Diamond Cup Golf (a co-sanctioned event with the Asian Tour), to qualify for the 2019 Open Championship. [1] He earned entry into that tournament through Monday qualifier. [2] He finished the 2019 Open Championship in a tie for 67th place. Later in 2019 he won a five-way playoff at the ANA Open after making a birdie at the first extra hole.

Asaji has two wins on the Japan Challenge Tour. [3]

Professional wins (4)

Japan Golf Tour wins (2)

No.DateTournamentWinning scoreMargin of
victory
Runners-up
112 May 2019 Asia-Pacific Diamond Cup Golf 1−3 (69-72-68-72=281)1 stroke Flag of the United States.svg Micah Lauren Shin, Flag of Japan.svg Ren Yonezawa (a)
215 Sep 2019 ANA Open −16 (73-68-66-65=272)Playoff Flag of the United States.svg Seungsu Han, Flag of Japan.svg Terumichi Kakazu,
Flag of South Africa.svg Shaun Norris, Flag of Japan.svg Ryuko Tokimatsu

1Co-sanctioned by the Asian Tour

Japan Golf Tour playoff record (1–0)

No.YearTournamentOpponentsResult
1 2019 ANA Open Flag of the United States.svg Seungsu Han, Flag of Japan.svg Terumichi Kakazu,
Flag of South Africa.svg Shaun Norris, Flag of Japan.svg Ryuko Tokimatsu
Won with birdie on first extra hole

Japan Challenge Tour wins (2)

No.DateTournamentWinning scoreMargin of
victory
Runner-up
17 Jun 2012 ISPS Charity Challenge Tournament−17 (65-69-65=199)8 strokes Flag of Japan.svg Makoto Inoue
219 Jun 2015 Musee Platinum Challenge Tournament−11 (66-67=133)Playoff Flag of Japan.svg Sushi Ishigaki

Results in major championships

Results not in chronological order in 2020.

Tournament201920202021
Masters Tournament
PGA Championship
U.S. Open CUT
The Open Championship T67NT
  Did not play

"T" indicates a tie for a place
NT = No tournament due to COVID-19 pandemic

Results in World Golf Championships

Tournament2019
Championship
Match Play
Invitational
Champions T38
  Did not play

"T" = Tied

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References

  1. "Asia-Pacific Diamond Cup: Rahil Gangjee finishes tied 39, Yosuke Asaji wins title". The Times of India. 12 May 2019.
  2. "Qualifier Asaji triumphs, takes Open spot". Bangkok Post. 13 May 2019.
  3. "Yosuke Asaji, Tour Pros With OnOff". onoff.globeride.co.jp.[ dead link ]