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The Dunlop Phoenix Tournament (ダンロップフェニックストーナメント, Danroppu fenikkusu tōnamento) is an annual event on the Japan Golf Tour. It is played in November at the Phoenix Country Club in Miyazaki, Miyazaki and attracts some of the leading international golfers.

Dunlop Phoenix Tournament
Dunlop Phoenix Tournament logo.jpg
LocationMiyazaki, Miyazaki, Japan
Established1973
Course(s)Phoenix Country Club
Par71
Length7,027 yards (6,425 m)
Tour(s)Japan Golf Tour
FormatStroke play
Prize fund¥200 million
Month playedNovember
Aggregate263 Brooks Koepka (2016)
To par−21 Brooks Koepka (2016)
Japan Kodai Ichihara
Phoenix CC is located in Japan
Phoenix CC
Phoenix CC
Location in Japan

Course layoutEdit

  • From 2012 to present:
Hole 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Out 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 In Total
Yards 386 436 180 567 415 202 521 387 447 3,541 475 165 465 332 436 465 402 186 560 3,486 7,027
Par 4 4 3 5 4 3 5 4 4 36 4 3 4 4 4 4 4 3 5 35 71

Previous tournaments:

Year(s) Yardage Par
2008–2011 7,010 71
2007 6,919 70
2005, 2006 6,907 70
2004 6,901 70
2002, 2003 6,917 71
1999–2001 6,856 71
1998 6,846 71
1996, 1997 6,803 71
1995 6,798 71
1984–1994 6,993 72
1978–1983 6,991 72
1974–1977 7,012 72

WinnersEdit

Year Player Country Score Margin of
victory
Runner(s)-up
2018 Kodai Ichihara   Japan 269 (−15) 1 stroke   Mikumu Horikawa
2017 Brooks Koepka (2)   United States 264 (−20) 9 strokes   Lee Sang-hee
  Prayad Marksaeng
  Xander Schauffele
2016 Brooks Koepka   United States 263 (−21) 1 stroke   Yuta Ikeda
2015 Yūsaku Miyazato   Japan 270 (−14) 2 strokes   Yoshinori Fujimoto
  Hideki Matsuyama
2014 Hideki Matsuyama   Japan 269 (−15) Playoff   Hiroshi Iwata
2013 Luke Donald (2)   England 270 (−14) 6 strokes   Kim Hyung-sung
2012 Luke Donald   England 268 (−16) 5 strokes   Hideki Matsuyama
2011 Toshinori Muto   Japan 201 (−12) 4 strokes   Gonzalo Fernández-Castaño
2010 Yuta Ikeda   Japan 269 (−15) 2 strokes   Kim Kyung-tae
2009 Edoardo Molinari   Italy 271 (−13) Playoff   Robert Karlsson
2008 Prayad Marksaeng   Thailand 276 (−8) 1 stroke   Ryo Ishikawa
2007 Ian Poulter   England 269 (−11) 3 strokes   Gonzalo Fernández-Castaño
2006 Pádraig Harrington   Ireland 271 (−9) Playoff   Tiger Woods
2005 Tiger Woods (2)   United States 272 (−8) Playoff   Kaname Yokoo
2004 Tiger Woods   United States 264 (−16) 8 strokes   Ryoken Kawagishi
2003 Thomas Bjørn (2)   Denmark 272 (−12) 2 strokes   Daisuke Maruyama
2002 Kaname Yokoo   Japan 269 (−15) 1 stroke   Sergio García
2001 David Duval   United States 269 (−15) Playoff   Taichi Teshima
2000 Shingo Katayama   Japan 265 (−19) 4 strokes   Bob May
1999 Thomas Bjørn   Denmark 270 (−14) Playoff   Sergio García
1998 Lee Westwood   England 271 (−13) 3 strokes   Darren Clarke
1997 Tom Watson (2)   United States 275 (−9) 2 strokes   Naomichi Ozaki
1996 Masashi Ozaki (3)   Japan 277 (−7) 3 strokes   Naomichi Ozaki
  Tom Watson
1995 Masashi Ozaki (2)   Japan 273 (−11) 1 stroke   Robert Gamez
  Brandt Jobe
  Peter Senior
1994 Masashi Ozaki   Japan 201 (−15) 1 stroke   Tom Watson
1993 Ernie Els   South Africa 271 (−17) 4 strokes   Fred Couples
  Barry Lane
  Tsuneyuki Nakajima
  Masashi Ozaki
  Vijay Singh
1992 David Frost   South Africa 277 (−11) Playoff   Kiyoshi Murota
1991 Larry Nelson   United States 276 (−12) Playoff   Isao Aoki
  Seve Ballesteros
  Jay Don Blake
1990 Larry Mize (2)   United States 274 (−14) 3 strokes   Naomichi Ozaki
1989 Larry Mize   United States 272 (−16) 4 strokes   Naomichi Ozaki
1988 Ken Green   United States 273 (−15) 2 strokes   Fred Couples
1987 Craig Stadler   United States 277 (−11) 1 stroke   Scott Hoch
1986 Bobby Wadkins (2)   United States 277 (−11) 1 stroke   Graham Marsh
1985 Tsuneyuki Nakajima   Japan 275 (−13) 3 strokes   Seve Ballesteros
  Chen Tze-chung
1984 Scott Simpson   United States 282 (−6) Playoff   Bernhard Langer
1983 Chen Tze-ming   Taiwan 286 (−2) Playoff   Tom Watson
1982 Calvin Peete   United States 281 (−7) 3 strokes   Seve Ballesteros
  Larry Nelson
1981 Seve Ballesteros (2)   Spain 279 (−9) 3 strokes   Tsuneyuki Nakajima
1980 Tom Watson   United States 282 (−6) 2 strokes   Mike Reid
1979 Bobby Wadkins   United States 284 (−4) 3 strokes   Lu Liang-Huan
  Namio Takasu
1978 Andy Bean   United States 275 (−13) 5 strokes   Graham Marsh
1977 Seve Ballesteros   Spain 282 (−6) 1 stroke   Kikuo Arai
1976 Graham Marsh   Australia 272 (−16) 6 strokes   Miller Barber
1975 Hubert Green   United States 272 (−16) 6 strokes   Kosaku Shimada
1974 Johnny Miller   United States 274 (−14) 7 strokes   Lu Liang-Huan
1973 Yasuhiro Miyamoto   Japan 288 (E) 1 stroke   Kazuo Yoshikawa

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