KBC Augusta

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The KBC Augusta is a professional golf tournament that is held in Fukuoka Prefecture, Japan. The title sponsor is the Kyushu Asahi Broadcasting and it is held in August. Since its foundation in 1973, it has been an event on the Japan Golf Tour.

KBC Augusta
Tournament information
LocationItoshima, Fukuoka
Established1973
Course(s)Keya Golf Club
Par72
Length7,103 yards (6,495 m)
Tour(s)Japan Golf Tour
FormatStroke play
Prize fund¥100 million
Month playedAugust/September
Tournament record score
Aggregate262 Kazuki Higa (2019)
To par−26 as above
Current champion
Japan Kazuki Higa
Location Map
Keya Golf Club is located in Japan
Keya Golf Club
Keya Golf Club
Location in Japan
Keya Golf Club is located in Fukuoka Prefecture
Keya Golf Club
Keya Golf Club
Keya Golf Club (Fukuoka Prefecture)

Since 1992, the KBC Augusta has been played at Keya Golf Club near Itoshima. Before then it was played at Fukuoka Country Club (Wajiro Course) near Fukuoka until 1982 and then at Kyushu Shima Country Club near Itoshima between 1983 and 1991. The tournament scoring records are 262 (aggregate) and −26 (to par) set by Kazuki Higa in 2019.

The 2019 purse was ¥100,000,000, with ¥20,000,000 going to the winner.

WinnersEdit

Year Winner Score To Par Margin of
victory
Runner(s)-up
RIZAP KBC Augusta
2020 Cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic
2019   Kazuki Higa 262 −26 5 strokes   Rikuya Hoshino
2018   Daijiro Izumida 274 −14 1 stroke   Choi Ho-sung
2017   Yuta Ikeda (3) 270 −18 3 strokes   Kunihiro Kamii
2016   Ryo Ishikawa 273 −15 5 strokes   Michael Hendry
  Brad Kennedy
  Tadahiro Takayama
2015   Yuta Ikeda (2) 268 −20 5 strokes   Koumei Oda
RZ Everlasting KBC Augusta
2014   Hiroyuki Fujita 276 −12 Playoff   Liang Wenchong
Vana H Cup KBC Augusta
2013   Park Sung-joon 204[a] −12 2 strokes   Hwang Jung-gon
2012   Kim Hyung-sung 270 −22 1 stroke   Akio Sadakata
2011   Bae Sang-moon 266 −22 2 strokes   Ryo Ishikawa
  Tomohiro Kondo
2010   Hideto Tanihara 266 −22 1 stroke   Mitsuhiro Tateyama
2009   Yuta Ikeda 267 −21 Playoff   Yasuharu Imano
2008   Shintaro Kai 278 −10 1 stroke   Hidemasa Hoshino
KBC Augusta
2007   Katsumasa Miyamoto 269 −15 1 stroke   Steven Conran
  Koumei Oda
Under Armour KBC Augusta
2006   Taichi Teshima 268 −16 1 stroke   Tetsuji Hiratsuka
2005   Toshimitsu Izawa (2) 264 −20 5 strokes   Prayad Marksaeng
  Ryuichi Oda
Hisamitsu-KBC Augusta
2004   Steven Conran 277 −7 1 stroke   Takashi Kamiyama
  Toru Taniguchi
2003   Soushi Tajima 269 −19 4 strokes   Dinesh Chand
  Hisayuki Sasaki
2002   Nobumitsu Yuhara 209[a] −7 1 stroke   Shigemasa Higaki
  Katsunori Kuwabara
  Toshimasa Nakajima
  Christian Pena
  Zhang Lianwei
2001   Takenori Hiraishi 273 −15 Playoff   Shigemasa Higaki
  Hideki Kase
2000   Toshimitsu Izawa 270 −18 4 strokes   Shusaku Sugimoto
1999   Tsuyoshi Yoneyama 205[a] −11 1 stroke   Takao Nogami
1998   Masashi Ozaki (4) 275 −13 4 strokes   Katsunori Kuwabara
1997   Masashi Ozaki (3) 266 −22 12 strokes   Takaaki Fukuzawa
  Taichi Teshima
1996   Masashi Ozaki (2) 273 −15 Playoff   Taichi Teshima
1995   Kazuhiko Hosokawa 271 −17 1 stroke   Todd Hamilton
  Tomohiro Maruyama
1994   Brian Watts 271 −17 2 strokes   Masashi Ozaki
Daiwa KBC Augusta
1993   Chen Tze-chung 277 −11 Playoff   Lin Chie-hsiang
1992   Chen Tze-ming (2) 276 −12 Playoff   Bradley Hughes
  Norikazu Kawakami
1991   Raymond Floyd 273 −15 1 stroke   Frankie Miñoza
1990   Masashi Ozaki 269 −19 10 strokes   Chen Tze-chung
1989   Teruo Sugihara 281 −7 2 strokes   Graham Marsh
KBC Augusta
1988   Masahiro Kuramoto 276 −12 2 strokes   Hajime Meshiai
  Masashi Ozaki
  Nobumitsu Yuhara
1987   Saburo Fujiki (2) 274 −14 2 strokes   Tateo Ozaki
1986   Isao Aoki (3) 282 −6 1 stroke   Masahiro Kuramoto
  Masashi Ozaki
1985   Hajime Meshiai 206[a] −10 1 stroke   Isao Aoki
  Eitaro Deguchi
  Masashi Ozaki
  Satsuki Takahashi
  Fuzzy Zoeller
1984   Naomichi Ozaki 275 −13  
1983   Saburo Fujiki 273 −15  
1982   Chen Tze-ming 209[a] −7  
1981   Hsieh Min-Nan 279 −9 Playoff   Chen Tze-chung
  Nobumitsu Yuhara
1980   Isao Aoki (2) 137[b] −7  
1979   Masaji Kusakabe 240[c] −12  
1978   Kenichi Yamada 276 −12  
1977   Brian Jones 278 −10 Playoff   Akira Yabe
1976   Graham Marsh 207[a] −9 Playoff   Haruo Yasuda
1975   Shinsaku Maeda 278 −10 Playoff   Hiroshi Ishii
1974   Tōru Nakamura 273 −15  
1973   Isao Aoki 266 −22  
  1. ^ a b c d e f Tournament played over 54 holes.
  2. ^ Tournament played over 36 holes.
  3. ^ Tournament played over 63 holes.

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