Nihon Kokudo Keikaku Summers

The Nihon Kokudo Keikaku Summers (Japanese: 日本国土計画サマーズ) was a professional golf tournament in Japan from 1977 to 1982. It was an event on the Japan Golf Tour from 1978.

Nihon Kokudo Keikaku Summers
Tournament information
LocationJapan
Established1977
Tour(s)Japan Golf Tour
FormatStroke play
Final year1982
Final champion
Japan Teruo Sugihara

Tournament hostsEdit

Year(s) Host course Location
1981–1982 Budo Country Club Ichihara, Chiba
1980 New Tateshina Country Club Chino, Nagano
1977–1979 Shirasagi Country Club Utsunomiya, Tochigi

WinnersEdit

Year Winner Score To par Margin of
victory
Runner(s)-up Ref
1982   Teruo Sugihara 275 −13   [1]
1981   Masahiro Kuramoto 280 −8 5 strokes   Saburo Fujiki
  Keiichi Hoshino
[2]
1980   Yasuhiro Funatogawa 206[a] +1 Playoff[b]   Hsieh Min-Nan [3]
1979   Norio Mikami 279 −9 3 strokes   [4]
1978   Yoshitaka Yamamoto 279 −9 3 strokes   Hsieh Min-Nan [5]
1977   Tsuneyuki Nakajima 209 −7 2 strokes   Isao Aoki
  Koichi Uehara
[5][6]

NotesEdit

  1. ^ Tournament reduced to 54 holes after fog and rain delays caused the first round to extend over two days; the weather also resulted in the course being shortened from a par 71 to par 67 for the final two rounds.
  2. ^ Funatogawa won with a par on the first hole of a sudden-death playoff.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Teruo Sugihara | Career record". Japan Golf Tour Organization. Retrieved 4 February 2021.
  2. ^ McCormack, Mark H. (1982). Dunhill World of Professional Golf 1982. Springwood Books. pp. 242, 469–470. ISBN 0862541018.
  3. ^ McCormack, Mark H. (1981). Dunhill World of Professional Golf 1981. Springwood Books. pp. 178–179, 394–395. ISBN 0862540054.
  4. ^ "Morio (sic) coasts to easy win". The Straits Times. 6 August 1979. p. 30. Retrieved 4 February 2021 – via National Library Board (Singapore).
  5. ^ a b McCormack, Mark H. (1979). Dunhill Golf Yearbook 1979. Knopf Doubleday. pp. 249, 399. ISBN 0385149409.
  6. ^ "North sinks 2 crucial putts for first win". New Nation. 22 August 1977. p. 17. Retrieved 4 February 2021 – via National Library Board (Singapore).