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SHINGO KATAYAMA

Player Data
  • Eligibility Code: 11
  • Birthplace: Ibaraki, Japan
  • Residence: Ibaraki, Japan
  • Birthdate: January 31, 1973
  • Age: 32
  • Turned Pro: 1995
  • College: Nihon University
Player Notes

Became popular worldwide player at 2001 PGA Championship, smiling and joking on the way to a T4 finish. Displayed cowboy-style hat in performance.

Career Victories

Japan PGA Tour
16 - 1998 Sanko Grand Summer Championship, 1999 JCB Classic Sendai, 2000 Asia-Pacific Open, Munsingwear Open KSB Cup, Dunlop Phoenix, Nippon Series JT Cup, Fancl Open In Okinawa, 2001 Token Corporation Cup, Asia Pacific Open Kirin Open Golf, Suntory Open, 2002 Suntory Open, Golf Nippon Series JT Cup, 2003 PGA Championship, ABC Championship Golf Tournament, 2004 The Crowns, Woodone Open Hiroshima.

Career Summary

1996 Japan PGA Tour Summary
missed cut in all three tournaments he entered.

1997 Japan PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 21; in money - 16; Top-10 finishes - 4; scoring average - 71.28 (ranked 34th); Money - 21,910,072 or $170,460 (ranked 55th); best finish, 3rd, Descente Classic Munsingwear Cup.

1998 Japan PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 17; in money - 13; Top-10 finishes - 6; scoring average - 70.97 (ranked 20th); Money - 44,807,900 or $348,605 (ranked 22nd); winner at the Sanko Grand Summer Championship.

1999 Japan PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 22; in money - 22; Top-10 finishes - 8; scoring average - 70.32 (ranked 8th); Money - 76,114,008 or $592,167 (ranked 8th); winner at the JCB Classic Sendai.

2000 Japan PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 24; in money - 21; Top-10 finishes - 11; scoring average - 69.82 (ranked 2nd); Money - 177,116,489 or $1,377,966 (ranked 1st); winner Asia-Pacific Open, Munsingwear Open KSB Cup, Dunlop Phoenix, Nippon Series JT Cup, Fancl Open In Okinawa

2000 PGA Tour Summary
Played in four events on the PGA Tour in 2000, didn't make a cut in any events

2001 Japan PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 19; in money - 16; Top-10 finishes - 12; scoring average - 69.59 (ranked 2nd); Money - 133,434,850 or $1,038,123 (ranked 2nd); winner Token Corporation Cup, Asia Pacific Open Kirin Open Golf, Suntory Open

2001 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 6; rounds played - 18 ; in money - 3; top-10 finishes - 1; money $254,685 (ranked 169th-unofficial); best finish T4th at the PGA Championship.

2002 Japan PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 20; in money - 19; Top-10 finishes - 12; scoring average - 69.49 (ranked 2nd); Money - 129,258,019 or $1,102,054 (ranked 3rd); winner Suntory Open and Golf Nippon Series JT Cup.

2002 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 8; rounds played - 20 ; in money - 4; top-10 finishes - 0; money $93,777 (ranked 199th-unofficial); best finish T33rd at the WGC-Accenture Match Play.

2003 Japan PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 21; in money - 19; Top-10 finishes - 11; scoring average - 69.94 (ranked 2nd); Money - 117,192,413 or $1,101,725 (ranked 4th); winner PGA Championship and ABC Championship Golf Tournament

2003 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 5; rounds played - 12 ; in money - 3; top-10 finishes - 0; money $91.499 (ranked 237th-unofficial); best finish T33rd at the WGC-Accenture Match Play.

2004 Japan PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 22; in money - 19; Top-10 finishes -146; scoring average - 69.56 (ranked 1st); Money - 119,512,374 or $1,103,632 (ranked 1st); winner The Crowns, Woodone Open Hiroshima.

2004 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 3; rounds played - 8 ; in money - 3; top-10 finishes - 0; money $12,650 (ranked 248th-unofficial); best finish T33rd at the WGC-Accenture Match Play.

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