Takashi Murakami (golfer)

Takashi Murakami (Japanese: 村上隆, born 25 May 1944) is a Japanese professional golfer.

Takashi Murakami
村上隆
Personal information
Born (1944-05-25) 25 May 1944 (age 75)
Shizuoka Prefecture, Japan
Height1.74 m (5 ft 9 in)
Weight80 kg (180 lb; 13 st)
Nationality Japan
Career
StatusProfessional
Former tour(s)Japan Golf Tour
Professional wins18
Number of wins by tour
Japan Golf Tour11
Other7
Best results in major championships
Masters TournamentT37: 1976
PGA ChampionshipDNP
U.S. OpenDNP
The Open ChampionshipDNP
Achievements and awards
Japan Golf Tour
leading money winner
1975

Murakami was born in Shizuoka. He started playing golf at the age of 11.[1] He won 11 tournaments on the Japan Golf Tour and led the money list in 1975.

Murakami also had a decent amount of success outside of Japan. He recorded runner-up finishes on the Australian Tour's 1969 Australian PGA Championship and 1972 New Zealand PGA Championship. He finished runner-up at the 1972 Singapore Open and 1972 Hong Kong Open.[2] In addition, he finished in a tie for second at the PGA Tour's 1977 Hawaiian Open. He was invited to the Masters Tournament in 1976 and 1977.

Professional wins (18)Edit

Japan Golf Tour wins (11)Edit

Japanese circuit wins (6)Edit

Asian circuit win (1)Edit

Team appearancesEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Takashi Murakami". Japan Golf Tour Organization. Retrieved 8 January 2020.
  2. ^ "Godfrey Takes Hong Kong Open Under Pressure". The Canberra Times. 3 April 1972. p. 10. Retrieved 8 January 2020.
  3. ^ "Play-off win". The Age. 1 November 1976. Retrieved 9 January 2020.
  4. ^ "Men Asia tournament results". where2golf.com.

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