Diamond Cup Golf (アジアパシフィックオープンゴルフチャンピオンシップ ダイヤモンドカップゴルフ, Ajia pasifikku opun gorufu chanpionsippu Daiyamondo kappu gorufu) is an annual golf tournament on the Japan Golf Tour. Since its founding in 1973, the event has traveled throughout Japan; different courses have hosted the event on all four major islands. In 2018, the purse was ¥150,000,000, with ¥30,000,000 going to the winner. Beginning in 2014, the tournament was co-sanctioned by the Asian Tour.

Diamond Cup Golf
LocationRotates – Sayama, Saitama (2018)
Established1969
Course(s)Rotates – Musashi Country Club, Sasai Course (2018)
Par71 (2018)
Length7,060 yards (6,460 m) (2018)
Organized byJGA, APGC, Kansai TV
Tour(s)Japan Golf Tour
Asian Tour (2014–)
FormatStroke play
Prize fund¥150,000,000
Month playedMay
Aggregate266 Brandt Jobe (1995)
To par−26 Brandt Jobe (1995)
Japan Yosuke Asaji

WinnersEdit

Year Winner Country Score To par Margin
of victory
Runner(s)-up
Asia-Pacific Diamond Cup Golf
2019 Yosuke Asaji   Japan 281 −3 1 stroke   Micah Lauren Shin
  Ren Yonezawa (a)
2018 Yuta Ikeda   Japan 269 −15 6 strokes   Justin Harding
2017 Daisuke Kataoka   Japan 272 −12 2 strokes   Poom Saksansin
  Tadahiro Takayama
2016 Chan Shih-chang   Taiwan 270 −10 2 strokes   Ippei Koike
2015 Kim Kyung-tae (2)   South Korea 271 −9 3 strokes   Yuta Ikeda
  Toshinori Muto
2014 Hiroyuki Fujita   Japan 278 −6 2 strokes   Kiradech Aphibarnrat
  SK Ho
  Jason Knutzon
Diamond Cup Golf
2013 Hideki Matsuyama   Japan 279 −9 2 strokes   Brad Kennedy
  Kim Hyung-sung
  Park Sung-joon
2012 Hiroyuki Fujita   Japan 274 −14 3 strokes   Kiradech Aphibarnrat
2011 Koumei Oda   Japan 272 −16 4 strokes   Toshinori Muto
  Kaname Yokoo
2010 Kim Kyung-tae   South Korea 272 −16 2 strokes   Koumei Oda
Mitsubishi Diamond Cup Golf
2009 Takashi Kanemoto   Japan 283 −5 Playoff   Brendan Jones
2008 Prayad Marksaeng   Thailand 274 −10 1 stroke   Shintaro Kai
2007 Tetsuji Hiratsuka   Japan 282 −2 1 stroke   Satoru Hirota
  Kiyoshi Miyazato
2006 Kaname Yokoo   Japan 275 −9 2 strokes   Nozomi Kawahara
  Toru Suzuki
2005 Jang Ik-jae   South Korea 275 −5 3 strokes   Shingo Katayama
  Ryoken Kawagishi
2004 Tetsuji Hiratsuka   Japan 275 −13 5 strokes   Hidemasa Hoshino
Diamond Cup Tournament
2003 Todd Hamilton   United States 276 −12 3 strokes   Steven Conran
2002 Tsuneyuki Nakajima   Japan 269 −19 2 stokes   Tomohiro Kondo
  Hirofumi Miyase
  Christian Pena
2001 Toshimitsu Izawa   Japan 277 −11 Playoff   Hiroyuki Fujita
  Yuji Igarashi
Mitsubishi Motors Tournament
2000 Hirofumi Miyase   Japan 276 −8 Playoff   Toru Taniguchi
1999 Tsuyoshi Yoneyama   Japan 268 −16 Playoff   Kazuhiko Hosokawa
Mitsubishi Galant Tournament
1998 Toru Taniguchi   Japan 268 −16 1 stroke   Kazuhiko Hosokawa
1997 Masashi Ozaki   Japan 278 −10 2 strokes   Satoshi Higashi
  Koki Idoki
  Toru Nakamura
1996 Masashi Ozaki   Japan 279 −9 Playoff   Todd Hamilton
1995 Brandt Jobe   United States 266 −26 6 strokes   Masahiro Kuramoto
1994 Katsuyoshi Tomori   Japan 205 −11 6 strokes   Tsuneyuki Nakajima
1993 Chen Tze-chung   Taiwan 277 −11 4 strokes   Brian Jones
  Yoshi Mizumaki
  Tateo Ozaki
1992 Isao Aoki   Japan 277 −11 4 strokes   Chen Tze-chung
  Saburo Fujiki
1991 Koichi Suzuki   Japan 280 −8 1 stroke   Isao Aoki
  Tsuneyuki Nakajima
1990 Isao Aoki   Japan 289 +1 3 strokes   Masashi Ozaki
  Teruo Sugihara
  Tsuyoshi Yoneyama
1989 Tateo Ozaki   Japan 284 −4 2 strokes   Masanobu Kimura
1988 Brian Jones   Australia 271 −17 Playoff   Naomichi Ozaki
1987 Brian Jones   Australia 283 −5 3 strokes   Nobuo Serizawa
  Koichi Suzuki
1986 Tsuneyuki Nakajima   Japan 280 −8 1 stroke   Chen Tze-ming
1985 Brian Jones   Australia 272 −12 Playoff   Nobumitsu Yuhara
1984 Haruo Yasuda   Japan 275 −13 4 strokes
1983 Tsuneyuki Nakajima   Japan 278 −10
1982 Graham Marsh   Australia 271 −13 Playoff   Teruo Sugihara
1981 Lu Hsi-chuen   Taiwan 289 +1 Playoff   Teruo Sugihara
  Toru Nakamura
1980 Tsuneyuki Nakajima   Japan 276 −12
1979 Toru Nakamura   Japan 285 −3
1978 Toru Nakamura   Japan 280 −8
1977 Hsu Sheng-san   Taiwan 277 −11 3 strokes   Takaaki Kono
  Graham Marsh
  Teruo Sugihara
Dunlop Tournament
1976 Yoshikazu Yokoshima   Japan 274 −14 2 strokes   Isao Aoki
1975 Norio Suzuki   Japan 278 −10 2 strokes   Mya Aye
1974 Graham Marsh   Australia 272 −16
1973 Ben Arda   Philippines 280 −8 4 strokes   Masashi Ozaki
1972 Graham Marsh   Australia 271 −17 5 strokes   Ben Arda
1971 Peter Thomson   Australia 280 −8 1 stroke   Haruo Yasuda
1970 Haruo Yasuda   Japan
1969 Takaaki Kono   Japan

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