Dunlop SRIXON Fukushima Open 2019

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DAY 4

Shortened to 54 holes;Final Round was suspended due to bad weather 

The starting time for the Final Round was scheduled at 7:15 this morning, but it was delayed hour by hour. No matter how long they waited, even after 4 hours of delay, the rain got harder and harder.  ...

Shota Akiyoshi couldn't defend the title but lived up to his "promise"

Couldn't even get the chance to defend his title on Sunday due to the bad weather suspension.  ...

Order of Merit Champion Shugo Imahira shifts his target to next week's Major

Shugo Imahira was at 5 shots behind the leader and was aiming to do a come from behind victory today. But unfo ...

Ryo Ishikawa very disappointed by the cancelation as "Player's Chairman"

Right after that the Final Round was called canceled, Player's Chairman Ryo Ishikawa jumped out from the club  ...

DAY 3

"I will Defend the Title and say goodbye to the bald head for good!"

Having done so great on his 3 rd Round, Shota Akiyoshi didn't wait until the end of the tournament to "say goodbye to his bald head promise". "This should be my last week with bald head." Last yea ...

Hoshino vs Akiyoshi, the best match that Sponsor Srixon could hope for! 

For the sponsor of this tournament, Srixon, having their contracted players on the top 2 of the leader board g ...

I J Jang makes Hole-in-One but says "Not here!"

I J Jang from Korea made a Hole-in-One on the 2nd Round at 172 yards Par 3 8th hole with 7 Iron.  ...

DAY 2

Hiroshi Iwata keeps the momentum and grabs the 3 shot lead into the weekend

Hiroshi Iwata, 38 years old and having his 16th year as a Pro, sometimes treats the media with intended harsh jokes. He finished as a solo leader with bogey free 9 under yesterday, but on his start ...

2 eagles a day! Rikuya Hoshino emerges to the 2nd position on the board

On Rikuya Hoshino's last hole, he was eager to fight off his rival player, Yuki Inamori. Rikuya was already 11 ...

Still waiting for that First Victory, Ryuji Masaoka on his 14th year as a Pro 

Ryuji Masaoka planned to keep up with his 2 years old younger old buddy Yuta Ikeda today.  ...

DAY 1

Significant sign for a real comeback! Hiroshi Iwata marks 63 on Day 1 at his "hometown" Tohoku

Hiroshi Iwata made a magnificent start at the Dunlop Srixon Fukushima Open, held at his "hometown" Tohoku area. "My putting was great", Hiroshi recalled the fabulous round of bogey free and 9 birdies ...

"Good buddies" Ikeda and Masaoka both finishes tied to 2nd on Day 1

Both Yuta Ikeda and Ryuji Masaoka are from same Sendai area and also went to same Tohoku Fukushi University. T ...

Srixon sponsored players gathered to praise Mr. Uehara "The Srixon Pro service man"

The night before the tournament, on June 26, Srixon sponsored players gathered to thank their supporting gear  ...

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Ryo chooses the "hard way" to be ready for the tournament

Players choose their own ways to get ready for the tournament on the practice day. The rules for the practice round are very simple, there is 4 slots in each practice round starting time, you come to  ...

Defending Champion Shota Akiyoshi makes a wish on Good luck doll Daruma

Fukushima Prefecture is known for the good luck doll Daruma, which has more than 300 years of history. This we ...

Yuta Ikeda started off his practice round by "self-cadding" 

Yuta smiled to the camera acting like he was one of the caddies for the tournament. He just couldn't wait unti ...

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