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|Born||22 December 1985|
Chiba Prefecture, Japan
|Height||1.76 m (5 ft 9 in)|
|Weight||76 kg (168 lb; 12.0 st)|
|College||Tohoku Fukushi University|
|Current tour(s)||Japan Golf Tour|
|Highest ranking||33 (29 November 2009)|
|Number of wins by tour|
|Japan Golf Tour||21 (8th all time)|
|Best results in major championships|
|Masters Tournament||29th: 2010|
|PGA Championship||T33: 2016|
|U.S. Open||T58: 2010|
|The Open Championship||T38: 2011|
|Achievements and awards|
Yuta Ikeda (Japanese : 池田勇太; born 22 December 1985) is a Japanese professional golfer.
Ikeda has played on the Japan Golf Tour since 2008. Since his maiden victory in 2009, he has won a minimum of one tournament per season through 2017 and has a total of 21 victories.
Ikeda has featured in the top 50 of the Official World Golf Ranking twice. In late 2009 he reached a high of 33rd. In late 2016/early 2017 he was again 33rd in the rankings.
|Japan Opens (2)|
|Japan majors (3)|
|Other Japan Golf Tour (18)|
|No.||Date||Tournament||Winning score||Margin of|
|1||14 Jun 2009||Japan PGA Championship||−14 (65-67-69-65=266)||7 strokes||Mitsuhiro Tateyama|
|2||30 Aug 2009||Vana H Cup KBC Augusta||−21 (69-66-69-63=267)||Playoff||Yasuharu Imano|
|3||11 Oct 2009||Canon Open||−16 (64-72-64=200)*||4 strokes||Tomohiro Kondo, Han Lee|
|4||25 Oct 2009||Bridgestone Open||−16 (67-67-71-65=270)||2 strokes||Kenichi Kuboya|
|5||19 Jul 2010||Toshin Golf Tournament in LakeWood||−17 (68-66-64-73=271)||3 strokes||Shunsuke Sonoda|
|6||22 Sep 2010||ANA Open||−14 (70-71-66-67=274)||1 stroke||Kim Do-hoon, Jay Choi|
|7||24 Oct 2010||Bridgestone Open (2)||−23 (67-71-65-62=265)||3 strokes||Michio Matsumura|
|8||21 Nov 2010||Dunlop Phoenix Tournament||−15 (67-66-70-66=269)||2 strokes||Kim Kyung-tae|
|9||31 Jul 2011||Sun Chlorella Classic||−14 (66-72-64-72=274)||1 stroke||Tetsuji Hiratsuka|
|10||7 Oct 2012||Canon Open (2)||−17 (66-68-68-69=271)||3 strokes||Taichi Teshima|
|11||3 Nov 2013||Mynavi ABC Championship||−15 (63-69-70-67=269)||Playoff||Hur Suk-ho|
|12||19 Oct 2014||Japan Open Golf Championship||−10 (64-68-66-72=270)||1 stroke||Shingo Katayama, Satoshi Kodaira|
|13||30 Aug 2015||RIZAP KBC Augusta (2)||−20 (66-65-71-66=268)||5 strokes||Koumei Oda|
|14||24 Apr 2016||Panasonic Open Golf Championship 1||−13 (67-73-66-65=271)||3 strokes||Marcus Fraser, Kim Kyung-tae|
|15||9 Oct 2016||Honma TourWorld Cup at Trophia Golf||−14 (68-67-69-66=270)||Playoff||Song Young-han|
|16||27 Nov 2016||Casio World Open||−13 (72-64-67=203)*||1 stroke||Ryuji Masaoka|
|17||27 Aug 2017||RIZAP KBC Augusta (3)||−18 (69-67-67-67=270)||3 strokes||Kunihiro Kamii|
|18||17 Sep 2017||ANA Open (2)||−13 (70-69-65-71=275)||Playoff||Shugo Imahira, Ryuko Tokimatsu|
|19||15 Oct 2017||Japan Open Golf Championship (2)||−8 (67-66-67-72=272)||1 stroke||Takumi Kanaya (a)|
|20||23 Sep 2018||Asia-Pacific Diamond Cup Golf 1||−15 (69-66-66-68=269)||6 strokes||Justin Harding|
|21||2 Jun 2019||Gateway to the Open Mizuno Open||−7 (70-74-66-71=281)||1 stroke||Chan Kim|
*Note: Tournament shortened to 54 holes due to weather.
1Co-sanctioned by the Asian Tour
Japan Golf Tour playoff record (4–2)
|1||2009||Vana H Cup KBC Augusta||Yasuharu Imano||Won with birdie on second extra hole|
|2||2012||Toshin Golf Tournament in Ryosen||Wu Ashun||Lost to birdie on fourth extra hole|
|3||2013||Mynavi ABC Championship||Hur Suk-ho||Won with par on first extra hole|
|4||2016||Honma TourWorld Cup at Trophia Golf||Song Young-han||Won with birdie on first extra hole|
|5||2016||Heiwa PGM Championship||Hideto Tanihara||Lost to birdie on first extra hole|
|6||2017||ANA Open||Shugo Imahira, Ryuko Tokimatsu||Won with birdie on first extra hole|
|No.||Date||Tournament||Winning score||Margin of|
|1||10 Jul 2008||Everlife Cup Challenge||−9 (65-68=133)||3 strokes||Norihiko Furusho, Taigen Tsumagari|
|The Open Championship||CUT||CUT||T38||CUT||T72||CUT||T51|
|The Open Championship||CUT|
CUT = missed the half-way cut
"T" = tied for place
|The Open Championship||0||0||0||0||0||0||8||3|
Results not in chronological order prior to 2015.
QF, R16, R32, R64 = Round in which player lost in match play
"T" = tied
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