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Born: 1968-02-10, Nara, Japan
Nationality: JPN
Height: 5' 7, Weight: 160lbs
Home: Nara, Japan
College: Doshisha University
Turned Pro: 1992
Official World Golf Ranking: 771
Notes: Taniguchi was born in Nara. He has won 19 tournaments on the Japan Golf Tour (ranking 10th on the career victories list), topped the money list in 2002 and 2007, and is fifth on the career money list (through 2009). In 2001, he reached the semi-finals of the WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship. He has been in the top 30 of the Official World Golf Rankings and was the highest ranked Japanese golfer in 2007-08. Player Notes: 1994 Japan PGA Tour Summary: Tournaments enter...

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Toru Taniguchi

Taniguchi was born in Nara. He has won 19 tournaments on the Japan Golf Tour (ranking 10th on the career victories list), topped the money list in 2002 and 2007, and is fifth on the career money list (through 2009). In 2001, he reached the semi-finals of the WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship. He has been in the top 30 of the Official World Golf Rankings and was the highest ranked Japanese golfer in 2007-08.
Player Notes: 1994 Japan PGA Tour Summary: Tournaments entered - 33; in money - 16; Top-10 finishes - 1; scoring average -74.26 (ranked 112th); money yen7,955,928 or $61,897 (ranked 109th); best finish T-9th, Mitsubishi Gallant
Only played in one Japan PGA Tour event in 1995, missed cut in Mitsubishi Gallant

1996 Japan PGA Tour Summary: Tournaments entered - 28; in money - 18; Top-10 finishes - 2; scoring average - 71.26 (ranked 28th); money yen17,651,200 or $137,326 (ranked 67th); best finish T-3rd, Mizuno Open.
1997 Japan PGA Tour Summary: Tournaments entered - 21; in money - 16; Top-10 finishes - 2; scoring average - 71.19 (ranked 32nd); money yen20,558,070 or $159,942 (ranked 59th); best finish 3rd Gene Sarazen Jun Classic and T3rd Tokai Classic.
1998 Japan PGA Tour Summary: Tournaments entered - 27; in money - 20; Top-10 finishes - 7; scoring average - 71.33 (ranked 37th); money yen49,515,691 or $385,232 (ranked 18th); winner Mitsubishi Gallant.
1999 Japan PGA Tour Summary: Tournaments entered - 28; in money - 23; Top-10 finishes - 10; scoring average - 70.60 (ranked 12th); money yen69,837,799 or $543,338 (ranked 11th); best finish 2nd, PGA Match Play Championship, Aiful Cup and Token Corporation Cup.
2000 Japan PGA Tour Summary: Tournaments entered - 28; in money - 25; Top-10 finishes - 14; scoring average - 69.77 (ranked 2nd); money yen175,829,742 or $1,367,955 (ranked 2nd); winner Acom International and Phillip Morris Championship.
2001 Japan PGA Tour Summary: Tournaments entered - 21; in money - 18; Top-10 finishes - 10; scoring average - 70.16 (ranked 4th); money yen111,686,284 or $868,919 (ranked 5th); best finish T-2nd, Acom International and Philip Morris Championship.
2001 PGA Tour Summary: Tournaments entered - 9; rounds played - 22 ; in money - 4; top-10 finishes - 2; money $587,913 (ranked 90th-unofficial); best finish 3rd at the Accenture Match Play Championship.
2002 Japan PGA Tour Summary: Tournaments entered - 20; in money - 19; Top-10 finishes - 14; scoring average - 69.24 (ranked 1st); money yen145,440,341 or $1,238,715 (ranked 1st); winner Token Corporation Cup, Tamanoi Yomiuri Open, Acom International, Georgia Tokai Classic.
2003 Japan PGA Tour Summary: Tournaments entered - 18; in money - 16; Top-10 finishes - 5; scoring average - 70.79 (ranked 12th); money yen34,483,800 (ranked 34th); best finish, T-4th, Japan Open. Played in four PGA Tour events missing the cut in all of them.
2004 Japan PGA Tour Summary: Tournaments entered - 25; in money - 24; Top-10 finishes - 10; scoring average - 70.27 (ranked 2nd); money yen101,773,301 (ranked 2nd); winner, Japan Open & Bridgestone Open.
2005 Japan PGA Tour Summary: Tournaments entered - 22; in money - 18; Top-10 finishes - 9; scoring average - 70.32 (ranked T4th); money yen64,907,775 (ranked 7th); winner, Casio World Open.
2006 Japan PGA Tour Summary: Tournaments entered - 24; in money - 23; Top-10 finishes - 17; scoring average - 69.91 (ranked 3rd); money yen109,298,615 or $1,095,835 (ranked 3rd); winner, Casio World Open.
2007 Japan PGA Tour Summary: Tournaments entered - 23; in money - 22; Top-10 finishes - 10; scoring average - 69.85 (ranked 1st); money yen171,744,498 or $1,719,680 (ranked 1st); winner, Woodone Open Hiroshima, Nagashima Shigeo Invitational, Japan Open.
2008 Japan PGA Tour Summary: Tournaments entered - 19; in money - 15; Top-10 finishes - 6; scoring average - 70.86 (ranked T14th); money yen36,896,800 ($403,177 (ranked 34th); Best finish, T-5th in Munsingwear Open KSB Cup
2009 Japan PGA Tour Summary: Tournaments entered - 19; in money - 15; Top-10 finishes - 5; scoring average - 70.91 (ranked 22nd); money yen54,841,100 ($599,258) (ranked 19th); Win ANA Open.
2010 Japan PGA Tour Summary: Tournaments entered - 23; in money - 22; Top-10 finishes - 8; scoring average - 70.91 (ranked 22nd); money yen99,843,764 ($1,302,508) (ranked 6th); Win Japan PGA Championship Nissin Cupnoodles Cup.
2011 Japan PGA Tour Summary: Tournaments entered - 23; in money - 20; Top-10 finishes - 8; scoring average - 70.91 (ranked 22nd); money yen96,888,944 ($1,263,961) (ranked 3rd); Win Bridgestone Open.
2012 Japan PGA Tour Summary: Tournaments entered - 22; in money - 19; Top-10 finishes - 7; scoring average - 70.45 (ranked T8th); money yen19,228,833 ($193,312) (ranked 18th); Winner PGA Championship Nissin Cupnoodles Cup & Bridgestone Open.
2013 Japan PGA Tour Summary: Tournaments entered - 21; in money - 13; Top-10 finishes - 3; scoring average - 71.26 (ranked T-30th); money yen28,773,520 ($354,681) (ranked 38th); best finish, T-4th Token Homemate Cup.
2014 Japan PGA Tour Summary: Tournaments entered - 15; in money - 11; Top-10 finishes - 3; scoring average - 71.22 (ranked T-27th); money yen22,192,133 ($186,368) (ranked 50th); best finish, T-7th PGA Championship Nissin Cupnoodles Cup.
2015 Japan PGA Tour Summary: Tournaments entered - 21; in money - 16; Top-10 finishes - 3; scoring average - 71.44 (ranked 35th); money yen23,639,788 ($198,525) (ranked 47th); best finish, T-5th Token Homemate Cup.
2016 Japan PGA Tour Summary: Tournaments entered - 20; in money - 10; Top-10 finishes - 1; scoring average - 72.25 (ranked 72nd); money yen10,921,900 ($97,875) (ranked 80th); best finish, T-10th JGT Championship Shishido Hills
2017 Japan PGA Tour Summary: Tournaments entered - 20; in money - 11; Top-10 finishes - 4; scoring average - 72.01 (ranked 70th); money yen32,364,700 ($290,032) (ranked 32nd); best finish, T-2nd The Crowns
2018 Japan PGA Tour Summary: Tournaments entered - 20; in money - 12; Top-10 finishes - 1; scoring average - 71.44 (ranked 35th); money yen23,639,788 ($198,525) (ranked 47th); best finish, winner Japan PGA Championship.
His 20th win came after his 50th birthday as he won the Japan PGA Championship by beating Yoshinori Fujimoto in a playoff. With the victory, Taniguchi is now T-8th on the All-time Japan Tour winners list.
This will be Taniguchi first Senior event in America and his first start in America since the 2016 U.S. Open.

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@T = 2019 Japan Golf Tour Record
@JTOURTL = Event Finish Score To Par Rounds Money
@JTOUR = Token Homemate CupT61 286 +2 69-71-70-76 Yen292,500
@JTOUR = The Crowns T39 283 +3 69-70-71-73 Yen564,000
@JTOUR = Asia Pacific Diamond Cup Cut 148 +6 70-71-66-76
Taniguchi has earnings of Yen856,500 ($7,675) and is 76th on the Japan Golf Tour money list in the 2019

Player Career Chart (for all results recorded on all Tours in GOLFstats)
Career at a Glance: Starts: 54, Cuts Made: 20 (37%), Top Tens: 3 (6%) , Rounds: 136, Scoring Avg: 73.71, Career Earnings: $1,133,621 - Best Finish: WGC-Accenture Match (3rd)
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Career Totals for Toru Taniguchi 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
  
  
  
  
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72.472.272.3----$198,273
  
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73.075.376.0
  
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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
Totals51190334128$1,113,641
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.