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Official World Golf Ranking: 273
Born: Thu,Nov 16,1978 - Hiroshima, Japan
Age: 42y 7m 9d, Nationality: JPN
Height: 5'10, Weight: 165lbs
Home: Tokyo, Japan
College: Tohoku Fukushi University
Turned Pro: 2000
Notes: Tanihara was born in Onomichi, Hiroshima, Japan. Started playing golf at age 12. Joined the PGA Tour in 2005 after he finished T-21st at 2004 Q-School. At the end of 2006, suffered back and wrist injuries. To reduce the physical demands on his body, retooled his swing and showed steady improvement. In 19 events in 2007, he won twice and finished 4th on the Japan Tour money list. He has won 14 tournaments on the Japan Golf Tour and reached the top-100 of the Official World...

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Hideto Tanihara

Tanihara was born in Onomichi, Hiroshima, Japan. Started playing golf at age 12. Joined the PGA Tour in 2005 after he finished T-21st at 2004 Q-School. At the end of 2006, suffered back and wrist injuries. To reduce the physical demands on his body, retooled his swing and showed steady improvement. In 19 events in 2007, he won twice and finished 4th on the Japan Tour money list. He has won 14 tournaments on the Japan Golf Tour and reached the top-100 of the Official World Golf Ranking in 2006 and reached the top-50 with his 4th place finish at the WGC-Dell Match Play. He represented Japan at the 2007 Omega Mission Hills World Cup with Tetsuji Hiratsuka. Has been married since 2008 to Japanese actress, Ayaka Nagate.

2002 Japan PGA Tour Summary: Tournaments Entered - 18; In Money - 9; Top-10 Finishes: 2; Scoring Average: 72.00 (Rank 66th); Money - Yen$10,029,600 (Rank 78th); Best Finish - T-7th, Juken Sangyo Open Hiroshima. Missed getting his tour card and went back to Qualifying, where he won to get his tour card for 2003.
2003 Japan PGA Tour Summary: Tournaments Entered - 24; In Money - 21; Top-10 Finishes - 8; Scoring Average - 70.80 (Rank T-13); Money - Yen$47,746,180 (Rank 16th); Best Finish - 1st, Mandom Yomiuri Open.
2004 Japan PGA Tour Summary: Tournaments Entered - 25; In Money - 20; Top-10 Finishes - 8; Scoring Average - 70.34 (Rank T-5th); Money - Yen$70,854,178 (Rank 7th); Best Finish - 1st, Asia Japan Okinawa Open.
2005 Japan PGA Tour Summary: Tournaments Entered - 11; In Money - 7; Top-10 Finishes - 5; Scoring Average - 70.42 (Rank N/A); Money - Yen$29,653,800 or $249,030 (Rank 42nd); Best Finish - 2nd, PGA Championship.
2005 PGA Tour Summary: Tournaments Entered - 20; In Money - 6; Top-10 Finishes - 0; Stroke Average - 72.60 (Rank 200th); Money - $62,832 (Rank 224th); Best Finish - T-31st, B.C. Open.
2006 Japan PGA Tour Summary: Tournaments Entered - 21; In Money - 17; Top-10 Finishes - 9; Scoring Average - 70.31 (Rank 7th); Money Yen$119,888,517 or $1,130,490 (Rank 2nd); Best Finish - 1st, JCB Classic Sendai & Sun Chlorella Classic. Played two PGA Tour events in 2006, T-5th at British Open and T-55th at PGA Championship.
2007 Japan PGA Tour Summary: Tournaments Entered - 19; In Money - 14; Top-10 Finishes - 8; Scoring Average - 70.37 (Rank 7th); Money - Yen$77,622,976 or $731,947 (Rank 4th); Best Finish - 1st, Fujisankei Classic & Suntory Open. Played four PGA Tour events in 2007, made cut once, 70th WGC-CA Championship.
2008 Japan PGA Tour Summary: Tournaments Entered - 23; In Money - 20; Top-10 Finishes - 7; Scoring Average - 70.51 (Rank 7th); Money - Yen$110,414,719 or $1,361,044 (Rank 4th); Best Finishes - 1st, Munsingwear Open KSB Open and Asia-Pacific Panasonic Open. In July, he married actress Ayaka Nagate.
2009 Japan PGA Tour Summary: Tournaments Entered - 23; In Money - 17; Top-10 Finishes - 5; Scoring Average - 70.68 (Rank 14th); Money - Yen$39,623,446 or $488,424 (Rank 27th); Best Finish - 4th Vana H Cup KBC Augusta.
2010 Japan PGA Tour Summary: Tournaments Entered - 23; In Money - 18; Top-10 Finishes - 4; Scoring Average - 71.29 (Rank T-31st); Money - Yen$43,886,755 or $540,977 (Rank 18th); Best Finish - 1st, Vana H Cup KBC Augusta.
2011 Japan PGA Tour Summary: Tournaments Entered - 24; In Money - 13; Top-10 Finishes - 1; Scoring Average - 71.61 (Rank 51st); Money - Yen$15,717,489 or $193,744 (Rank 65th); Best Finish - T-10th Dunlop Phoenix.
2012 Japan PGA Tour Summary: Tournaments Entered - 25; In Money - 20; Top-10 Finishes - 11; Scoring Average - 71.61 (Rank 51st); Money - Yen$15,717,489 or $193,744 (Rank 65th); Best Finish - 3rd Totoumi Hamamatsu Open.
2013 Japan PGA Tour Summary: Tournaments Entered - 23; In Money - 20; Top-10 Finishes - 9; Scoring Average - 70.37 (Rank T-5th); Money - Yen$91,134,436 or $1,123,383 (Rank 6th); Best Finish - 1st, Mitsui Sumitomo Visa Taiheiyo Masters.
2014 Japan PGA Tour Summary: Tournaments Entered - 20; In Money - 18; Top-10 Finishes - 8; Scoring Average - 70.20 (Rank 2nd); Money - Yen$77,492,097 or $650,773 (Rank 8th); Best Finishes - runner-up 3 times, Mynavi ABC Championship, PGM Championship in Kasumigaura, and ANA Open.
2015 Japan PGA Tour Summary: Tournaments Entered - 23; In Money - 19; Top-10 Finishes - 7; Scoring Average - 70.62 (Rank 5th); Money - Yen$87,208,490 or $732,370 (Rank 7th); Best Finish - 1st, HEIWA PGM Championship.
2016 Japan PGA Tour Summary: Tournaments Entered - 22; In Money - 17; Top-10 Finishes - 14; Scoring Average - 69.67 (Rank 2nd); Money - Yen$171,902,867 or $1,443,628 (Rank 2nd); Best Finishes - 1st, Shigeo Nagashima Invitational SEGA Sammy Cup, Japan PGA Championship Nissin Cupnoodle Cup, Heiwa PGM Championship. Played four PGA Tour events, finished 73rd at the Sony Open in Hawaii and then played in three majors, finishing T-51st at the U.S. Open, missing the cut at the British Open and T-33rd at the PGA Championship.
2017 Notes: Played mostly on the European Tour. His year started at the Sony Open in Hawaii, where he finished T-27th. Playing in joint Asian Tour/Japan Tour events, he was T-9th at the SMBC Singapore Open and T-22nd at the Leopalace21 Myanmar Open. After finishing T-15th at the ISPS Handa World Super 6 Perth, he finished T-32nd at the WGC-Mexico Championship. His best finish in America was 4th at the WGC-Dell Match Play Championship. He won his group division, defeating Jordan Spieth 4 & 2 and Yuta Ikeda 3 & 1, and halved his match with Ryan Moore. In the round of 16, he defeated Paul Casey 2 & 1. In the quarterfinals, defeated Ross Fisher 4 & 2. Lost in the semifinals to Dustin Johnson, who defeated him 1-up and he lost his consolation match 2 & 1 to Bill Haas. Tanihara began the week 60th in the Official World Golf Ranking. By advancing to the consolation match, he finished the week 48th in the ranking and earned a top-50 spot at the Masters. He ventured to England and finished T-3rd at the BMW PGA Championship. Returned to Japan to finish T15th at the JGT Championship Mori Building Cup Shishido Hills. Was T-10th at the Irish Open. After missing the cut at the Open Championship, finishing T-50th at the WGC-Bridgestone and T-67th at the PGA Championship played back in Japan where he finished T-9th in the Handa Match Play and T-5th at the ANA Open. Went back to Europe to finish up his year on that tour. He played a total of 16 events on the European Tour making 14 cuts. He had 3 top-ten finishes and was 27th in the Race to Dubai with euro1,244,938.
He finished his year with a T-13th finish at the Golf Nippon Series JT Cup, on the Japan Golf Tour only played in 6 events with 2 top-tens. He won yen$16,419,132 ($150,049) in Japan and was 58th on the money list.
2018 Notes: His year is all European Tour events, he was T-5th at the Mayback Championship and T-9th at the Open de Espana.

Player Career Chart (for all results recorded on all Tours in GOLFstats)
Career at a Glance: Starts: 125, Cuts Made: 72 (58%), Top Tens: 11 (9%) , Rounds: 379, Scoring Avg: 71.74, Career Earnings: $3,377,129 - Best Finish: T-3rd (2 times)
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Career Totals for Hideto Tanihara per Year
Performance Scoring Averages Stats
Year Starts Cuts Made % Wins % Top 5s % Top 10s % Top 25s % Rnds 1st Rd2nd Rd3rd Rd4th RdPre CutPost CutAll RndsP/RBi/RE/RBo/REarnings
  
19
  
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11%5
  
  
  
91
  
70.8
  
  
70.970.6
  
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5
  
  
  
72.3
  
  
72.271.0
  
----$1,487,125
  
2
  
0
  
150%
  
  
1
  
  
  
69.5
  
70.571.071.3
  
----$310,831
2411
  
  
0%
  
  
  
  
3
  
  
71.972.3
  
  
72.172.7
  
----$192,890
3
  
  
  
  
  
  
1
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
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72.5
  
  
72.472.2
  
----$67,846
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1775.4
  
72.0
  
75.873.775.4----$36,000
  
  
  
  
  
  
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72.8
  
  
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Year Starts Cuts Made % Wins % Top 5 % Top 10 % Top 25 % Rnds 1st Rd 2nd Rd 3rd Rd 4th Rd Pre Cut Post Cut All Rds P/R Bi/R E/R Bo/R Earnings
Avg/Year
Totals12068061119361$3,326,848
Green cells highlight the best in each column/category, yellow the worst.
Stats: P/R=Pars per Round, Bi/R = Birdies per Round, E/R = Eagles per Round, Bo/R = Bogeys per Round. Only provided on last 3, 5 or 10 year reports.