Shigeo Nagashima Invitational Sega Sammy Cup

The Shigeo Nagashima Invitational Sega Sammy Cup (長嶋茂雄Invitational セガサミーカップゴルフトーナメント, Nagashima shigeo inviteishonaru sega samī kappu gorufu tōnamento) is a professional golf tournament on the Japan Golf Tour. It has been played annually at The North Country Golf Club near Chitose, Hokkaido since 2005.

Shigeo Nagashima Invitational
Sega Sammy Cup
Tournament information
LocationChitose, Hokkaido
Established2005
Course(s)The North Country GC
Par72
Length7,178 yards (6,564 m)
Tour(s)Japan Golf Tour
FormatStroke play
Prize fund¥150 million
Month playedAugust
Tournament record score
Aggregate268 Shunsuke Sonoda (2013)
268 Ryo Ishikawa (2019)
To par−20 as above
Current champion
Japan Ryo Ishikawa
Location Map
The North Country GC is located in Japan
The North Country GC
The North Country GC
Location in Japan
The North Country GC is located in Hokkaido
The North Country GC
The North Country GC
The North Country GC (Hokkaido)

The tournament typically took place during the first week of July, but since 2019 it has been played in late August. The course measures 7,178 yards and the par was 72. In 2019, the purse was ¥150,000,000, with ¥30,000,000 going to the winner.

Shunsuke Sonoda set the tournament record in 2013, shooting −20 (268) a score subsequently equalled by Ryo Ishikawa in 2019.

WinnersEdit

Year Winner Score To Par Margin of
victory
Runner(s)-up Purse (¥) Winner's
share (¥)
Shigeo Nagashima Invitational Sega Sammy Cup
2020 Cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic
2019   Ryo Ishikawa 268 −20 4 strokes   Juvic Pagunsan 150,000,000 30,000,000
2018   Brad Kennedy 204[a] −12 3 strokes   Kim Hyung-sung 150,000,000 30,000,000
2017   Chan Kim 270 −18 1 stroke   Hwang Jung-gon 150,000,000 30,000,000
2016   Hideto Tanihara 274 −14 2 strokes   Thanyakon Khrongpha 150,000,000 30,000,000
2015   Hiroshi Iwata 272 −16 1 stroke   Shugo Imahira 150,000,000 30,000,000
Nagashima Shigeo Invitational Sega Sammy Cup
2014   Ryo Ishikawa 274 −10 Playoff   Koumei Oda 200,000,000 40,000,000
2013   Shunsuke Sonoda 268 −20 3 strokes   Tomohiro Kondo
  Yuki Kono
150,000,000 30,000,000
2012   Lee Kyoung-hoon 269 −19 2 strokes   Kim Hyung-sung 150,000,000 30,000,000
2011   Kim Kyung-tae 273 −15 4 strokes   Ryo Ishikawa 130,000,000 26,000,000
2010   Mamo Osanai 275 −13 Playoff   Cho Min-gyu
  Shunsuke Sonoda
130,000,000 26,000,000
2009   Hiroyuki Fujita 272 −16 1 stroke   Kōki Idoki 130,000,000 26,000,000
2008   Jeev Milkha Singh 275 −13 2 strokes   Sushi Ishigaki 150,000,000 30,000,000
2007   Toru Taniguchi 276 −12 3 strokes   Prom Meesawat 150,000,000 30,000,000
Sega Sammy Cup
2006   Yeh Wei-tze 276 −12 4 strokes   Hidemasa Hoshino 120,000,000 24,000,000
2005   Lin Keng-chi 275 −13 1 stroke   Kiyoshi Maita 120,000,000 24,000,000
  1. ^ Tournament played over 54 holes.

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