Kansai Open Golf Championship 2019

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DAY 4

Tomoharu Otsuki finally gets his 1st victory after 9 years as a Pro

Final day of the 85th Kansai Open, the oldest of the Japan Tour, was filled with birdies and it went down to a dead heat battle between Tomoharu Otsuki and Rikuya Hoshino. Tomoharu was 1 shot behind b ...

Rikuya Hoshino failed to win his first ever playoff with too much pressure

23 years old Rikuya Hoshino, who has 1 victory under his name was sitting at the top until the final hole of t ...

Young guns blossom on the birdie rush Sunday

So many birdie rushes were seen on Sunday at the Kansai Open this year. One of them was Takaya Onoda who marke ...

DAY 3

Korean rivalry on Japan Tour heats up this week

Seungsu Han and Hyun-Woo Ryu showed a great battle between them on Saturday afternoon. The 2 top Korean stars has ended 1st and 2nd on the leader board going onto Sunday. Seungsu Han played so well ag ...

Naoto Nakanishi brings many laughter and joy to his cheering hometown fans

Naoto Nakanishi played well today with cheers and laughter which got him in the position to play in final grou ...

Kei Takahashi a talented "switch‐hitter" showed his "lefty swing" on Day 3

Kei Takahashi who managed to go onto weekend on his first appearance at this tournament and showed his talente ...

DAY 2

New 3 Tour co-event on calendar pumps H W Ryu up to the Top of the leader board

38 years old but not so old yet, but Hyun-Woo Ryu comments that his back is aching due to the tough up and down slopes of the course. "I have to admit, that I got tired from my back nine." As he s ...

Seungsu Han jumps up with his Japan Tour career best score of 63 on Day 2

Tough pin conditions made him suffer on Day 1 with only 1 under par play, but Seungsu Han made a dramatic char ...

"Legend" Tommy Nakajima keeps his word and stepped down after the missing the CUT

4 over Par score from Day 1 made it more difficult for Tommy Nakajima to make the cutline. He couldn't make it ...

DAY 1

Hyun-Woo Ryu starts off with bogey free 6 under par on Day 1

37 years old Hyun-Woo Ryu made a great start as one among the leader with bogey free 6 under par. The course is known for tough undulated greens, but he made it look easy. "I am pretty happy with the ...

Shugo Imahira just got back from NY but safely sat at the top of the leader board on Day 1

Shugo started off the 1st Round of the Kansai Open with becoming co-leaders with Hiroyuki Fujita and H W Ryu w ...

Hiroyuki Fujita turning 50 next month still eager to show his upgrading skills

Hiroyuki Fujita finished his 1st Round with the score of 66, sharing the top seat of the leader board with Shu ...

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Making a comeback or not? S K HO returns to the game with some hesitation

Many golf fans must remember S K HO, who speaks perfect Japanese in very gentlemanly manner. He came back to the Tour this week and is making an appearance at Kansai Open since 2017. On Wednesday, he  ...

Just back from NY to Historic City of Nara, Shugo Imahira back into action

Shugo is back from NY to seek the chance for a win. which he captured 2 years ago at this event.  ...

"Legend" Tommy Nakajima announced his last appearance at "Kansai Open"

Last year, Tommy made his last appearance at the Japan Golf Tour Championship. He appearance at the regular To ...

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