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Rookie Furue takes Scottish Open with birdie blitz

Rookie Furue takes Scottish Open with birdie blitz

Ayaka Furue of Japan has won her first LPGA title with a brilliant 10-under-par 62 in the fourth round of the Trust Golf Women’s Scottish Open in Ayrshire. 1 Aug 2022
Imahira triumphs at Asia Pacific Open Diamond Cup

Imahira triumphs at Asia Pacific Open Diamond Cup

Shugo Imahira drew on his wealth of experience at winning to claim the Asia Pacific Open Golf Championship Diamond Cup at Oarai Golf Club today to secure his first Asian Tour title and sixth success on the Japan Golf Tour Organisation. 16 May 2022
Quayle’s 61 puts him on top in Japan

Quayle’s 61 puts him on top in Japan

Anthony Quayle had plenty to play for if he stayed home and completed the PGA Tour of Australasia season in the hopes of securing a DP World Tour card. Instead the Queenslander headed back to Japan and he was rewarded earlier today. 28 Apr 2022
The Thing About Golf Podcast #64 – Brendan Jones

The Thing About Golf Podcast #64 – Brendan Jones

Brendan Jones is one of Australia’s most successful yet lowest profile international golfers. 20 Apr 2022
DP World Tour expands into Japan

DP World Tour expands into Japan

The DP World Tour has long outstripped its origins of its former European Tour moniker and to underline that it will host an event in Japan for the first time. 24 Nov 2021
Japanese players hoping to continue year of success at WAAP

Japanese players hoping to continue year of success at WAAP

A six-member Japanese contingent is not just motivated to keep the Women’s Amateur Asia-Pacific championship (WAAP) trophy at home but also to continue what has been an outstanding year of golf for the country. 10 Nov 2021
Hideki wins at home

Hideki wins at home

Masters champion Hideki Matsuyama had three birdies in five holes on the back nine and eagled the 18th for good measure for a five-stroke victory at the PGA Tour's ZOZO Championship. 25 Oct 2021
Zalatoris aims for winning Asian debut at ZOZO Championship

Zalatoris aims for winning Asian debut at ZOZO Championship

American rising star Will Zalatoris hopes to produce a winning debut in his maiden visit to Asia when he tees up in the ZOZO Championship at Accordia Golf Narashino Country Club starting on Thursday. 19 Oct 2021
The Preview: ZOZO Championship

The Preview: ZOZO Championship

After a year in the U.S. caused by the pandemic, the ZOZO Championship returns to its original home at the Accordia Golf Narashino Country Club an hour east of Tokyo. 19 Oct 2021
Big names commit to ZOZO Championship

Big names commit to ZOZO Championship

Tournament officials confirmed today that Japan’s home hero and reigning Masters champion Hideki Matsuyama has committed to play in the ZOZO Championship at Accordia Golf Narashino Country Club in Chiba from October 21-24. 28 Sep 2021
ZOZO Championship to go ahead in Japan

ZOZO Championship to go ahead in Japan

PGA Tour and ZOZO Inc. officials today announced that the 2021 ZOZO Championship will be played as scheduled, October 21-24, at Accordia Golf Narashino Country Club in Chiba, Japan. 14 Sep 2021
PGA Tour confirms China cancellation, Japan to go ahead

PGA Tour confirms China cancellation, Japan to go ahead

The WGC-HSBC Champions golf event in Shanghai has been cancelled for the second straight year due to COVID-19. 1 Sep 2021
Nakajima wins Mark H McCormack Medal as leading men’s amateur

Nakajima wins Mark H McCormack Medal as leading men’s amateur

Keita Nakajima of Japan has won the Mark H McCormack Medal as the leading men’s player in the 2021 World Amateur Golf Ranking. 19 Aug 2021
Aussie pair eye Paris as Green comes up just short

Aussie pair eye Paris as Green comes up just short

Hannah Green’s medal challenge never quite materialised till late during the final round in Tokyo, when a weather delay halted her momentum. 7 Aug 2021
Japan's Hoshino to strike first at Tokyo Olympics

Japan's Hoshino to strike first at Tokyo Olympics

As a boy, Rikuya Hoshino had visions of competing in the Olympics and challenging for a medal for his country, Japan. 27 Jul 2021
Scott questions if Olympics should go ahead

Scott questions if Olympics should go ahead

Australian star Adam Scott has questioned whether it's a responsible decision to let the Olympics go ahead, saying some people don't understand the fear that the Japanese people are currently experiencing in the build-up to the Games. 14 Jul 2021
Opinion: A winning week for diversity

Opinion: A winning week for diversity

It is somewhat fitting that at a tournament and golf club not known for its diverse membership and inclusive policies for much of its history, that the diversity of golf took centre stage at the beginning and end of the Masters. 14 Apr 2021
Travel: Land of the Rising Sun

Travel: Land of the Rising Sun

Japan has emerged as a hotspot for golf-trotting pin seekers looking for something special. As a regular visitor to the country that is planning to host the Olympics at some stage next year, our correspondent jumped at the opportunity to take this golfing assignment. 21 Apr 2020
Woods wins record-tying 82nd PGA Tour title

Woods wins record-tying 82nd PGA Tour title

Tiger Woods has equalled Sam Snead's record of 82 PGA Tour victories with a three-shot win at the Zozo Championship in Japan. 28 Oct 2019
Daddo: I love it when a plan comes together

Daddo: I love it when a plan comes together

Sometimes, you just find yourself in the wrong place. 22 Oct 2019
Woods confirmed for new PGA Tour event in Japan

Woods confirmed for new PGA Tour event in Japan

Masters champion Tiger Woods plans to compete in Japan for the first time in 13 years. 26 Apr 2019