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Toru Taniguchi

  • Birthplace: Nara, Japan
  • Residence: Nara, Japan
  • Birthdate: February 10, 1968
  • Age: 39 Ht.:
  • Turned Pro: 1992
  • College: Doshisha University
  • Eligibility Code: 11

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Player Notes

Player Notes: 1994 Japan PGA Tour Summary: Tournaments entered - 33; in money - 16; Top-10 finishes - 1; scoring average - -74.26 (ranked 112th); money - ?7,955,928 or $61,897 (ranked 109th); best finish -T9th, Mitsubishi Gallant. Only played in one Japan PGA Tour event in 1995, missed cut in Mitsubishi Gallant

Career Victories

Japan PGA Tour
12 - 1998 Mitsubishi Galant, 2000 Acom International, Phillip Morris Championship, 2002 Token Corporation Cup, Tamanoi Yomiuri Open, Acom International, Georgia Tokai Classic, 2004 Japan Open, Bridgestone Open., 2005 Casio World Open., 2007 Woodone Open Hiroshima, Nagashima Shigeo

Career Summary

1996 Japan PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 28; in money - 18; Top-10 finishes - 2; scoring average - 71.26 (ranked 28th); money - ?17,651,200 or $137,326 (ranked 67th); best finish -T3rd, Mizuno Open

1997 Japan PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 27; in money - 20; Top-10 finishes - 7; scoring average - 71.33 (ranked 37th); money - ?49,515,691 or $385,232 (ranked 18th); Winner, Mitsubishi Gallant.

1999 Japan PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 28; in money - 23; Top-10 finishes - 10; scoring average - 70.60 (ranked 12th); money - ?69,837,799 or $543,338 (ranked 11th); best finish -2nd, PGA Match Play Championship, Aiful Cup and Token Corporation Cup.

2000 Japan PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 28; in money - 25; Top-10 finishes - 14; scoring average - 69.77 (ranked 2nd); money - ?175,829,742 or $1,367,955 (ranked 2nd); Winner, Acom International and Phillip Morris Championship

2001 Japan PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 21; in money - 18; Top-10 finishes - 10; scoring average - 70.16 (ranked 4th); money - ?111,686,284 or $868,919 (ranked 5th); best finish -T2nd, Acom International and Philip Morris Championship

2001 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 9; rounds played - 22 ; in money - 4; Top-10 finishes - 2; money - $587,913 (ranked 90th-unofficial); best finish -3rd at the Accenture Match Play Championship, .

2002 Japan PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 20; in money - 19; Top-10 finishes - 14; scoring average - 69.24 (ranked 1st); money - ?145,440,341 or $1,238,715 (ranked 1st); Winner, Token Corporation Cup, Tamanoi Yomiuri Open, Acom International, Georgia Tokai Classic.

2002 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 8; rounds played - 20 ; in money - 4; Top-10 finishes - 1; money - $198,273 (ranked 175th - unofficial); best finish -5th at the Nissan Open.

2003 Japan PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 18; in money - 16; Top-10 finishes - 5; scoring average - 70.79 (ranked 12th); money - ?34,483,800 (ranked 34th); best finish, T4th, Japan Open. Played in four PGA Tour events missing the cut in all of them.

2004 Japan PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 25; in money - 24; Top-10 finishes - 10; scoring average - 70.27 (ranked 2nd); money - ?101,773,301 (ranked 2nd); winner, Japan Open and Bridgestone Open.

2005 Japan PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 22; in money - 18; Top-10 finishes - 9; scoring average - 70.32 (ranked T4th); money - ?64,907,775 (ranked 7th); winner, Casio World Open. Played in seven PGA Tour events missing the cut in all of them except for the Buick Invitational in which he finished T24th.

2006 Japan PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 24; in money - 23; Top-10 finishes - 17; scoring average - 69.91 (ranked 3rd); money - ?109,298,615 (ranked 3rd); winner, Casio World Open. Played in one event T59th WGC-American Express Championship.

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