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Hideto Tanihara

Player Data

  • Birthdate: November 15, 1978
  • Birthplace: Hiroshima, Japan
  • Residence: Hiroshima, Japan
  • Age: 27 Ht: 5' 11" Wt: 175
  • Turned Pro: 2001
  • College: Tohoku Fukushi University

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Player Notes

Started playing golf at the age of 12.

Career Victories

Japan PGA Tour
3 - 2003 Mandom Lucido Yomiuri Open, 2004 Asia Japan Okinawa Open, 2006 JCB Classic Sendai

Career Summary

2002 Japan PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 18; in money - 9; top-10 finishes: 2; Scoring average: 72.00 (ranked 66th); Money ¥10,029,600 (ranked 78th); Best finish, T7th, Juken Sangyo Open Hiroshima.

2002 Notes
Missed getting his tour and was forced to go back to Qualifying which he won to get his tour card for 2003.

2003 Japan PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 24; in money - 21; Top-10 finishes - 8; scoring average - 70.80 (ranked T13th); money ¥47,746,180 (ranked 16th);Winner Mandom Yomiuri Open.

2004 Japan PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 25; in money - 20; Top-10 finishes - 8; scoring average - 70.34 (ranked T5th); money ¥70,854,178 (ranked 7th);Winner Asia Japan Okinawa Open.

2005 Japan PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 11; in money - 7; Top-10 finishes - 5; scoring average - 70.42 (ranked N/A); money ¥29,653,800 (ranked 42nd); Best finish 2nd, PGA Championship.

2006 Japan PGA Tour Summary
Token Homemate Cup T4th 270 -18 67-68-67-68 ¥4,317,500; Tsuruya Open Cut 149 +5 76-73; The Crowns T26 277 -3 69-72-69-67 ¥912,000; PGA Championship T21 286 -2 69-74-70-73 ¥1,130,800; Munsingwear Open KSB Cup T7 279 -9 66-70-71-72 ¥2,842,000; Diamond Cup Tournament T20 284 Even 74-69-70-71 ¥1,254,000; JCB Classic Sendai Win 266 -18 67-69-63-67 ¥20,000,000; Mandom Lucido Yomiuri Open T9 280 -8 72-65-70-73 ¥2,830,000; Gateway To The Mizuno Open Cut 147 +3 75-72; JGT Championship Shishido Hills Cup WD 71; Woodone Open Hiroshima T10 275 -9 75-72-75-66 ¥2,420,000; Sun Chlorella Classic Win 283 -5 70-74-67-72 ¥30,000,000; Tanihara has earned ¥67,706,300 and is presently 2nd on the Japan Golf Tour

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