Katsuyoshi Tomori

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Katsuyoshi Tomori
友利勝良
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Personal information
Born (1954-10-25) 25 October 1954 (age 64)
Okinawa Prefecture, Japan
Height1.74 m (5 ft 9 in)
Weight73 kg (161 lb; 11.5 st)
Nationality Japan
Career
Turned professional1982
Current tour(s)European Seniors Tour
Japan PGA Senior Tour
Former tour(s)Japan Golf Tour
European Tour
Professional wins11
Number of wins by tour
Japan Golf Tour7
European Senior Tour1
Other3
Best results in major championships
Masters TournamentDNP
PGA ChampionshipDNP
U.S. OpenDNP
The Open ChampionshipT24: 1995

Katsuyoshi Tomori (友利勝良, Tomori Katsuyoshi, born 25 October 1954) is a Japanese professional golfer.

Tomori was born in Okinawa Prefecture, he turned professional in 1982. His seven tournament wins on the Japan Golf Tour include the 1994 Mitsubishi Galant Tournament and the 1995 Japan PGA Match-Play Championship Promise Cup.

In 1996, Tomori became the first Japanese professional to enter the European Tour Qualifying School, he was successful and played in Europe for three seasons, making the top 80 on the Order of Merit each time, with a best Order of Merit placing of 47th in 1998. After the 2000 season, he returned to the Japan Golf Tour.

Tomori now plays in senior tournaments and in 2006 he became the fourth Japanese golfer to win a tournament on the European Seniors Tour when he won the Scandinavian Senior Open.[1]

Professional wins (11)[edit]

Japan Golf Tour wins (7)[edit]

Other wins (1)[edit]

European Seniors Tour wins (1)[edit]

No. Date Tournament Winning score Margin of
victory
Runners-up
1 19 Aug 2006 Scandinavian Senior Open −14 (66-67-66=199) 2 strokes Republic of Ireland Eamonn Darcy, Spain José Rivero

Japan PGA Senior Tour wins (2)[edit]

  • 2005 Aderans Wellness Open
  • 2007 PGA Handa Cup Philanthropy Senior Tournament

Results in major championships[edit]

Tournament 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003
The Open Championship CUT T51 T24 T44 T49 CUT 69

Note: Tomori only played in The Open Championship.

  Did not play

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

Team appearances[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Tomori Takes Route 66 To Glory in Denmark, europeantour.com, 19 August 2006.

External links[edit]