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Nickname  Massy
Masters Tournament  DNP
Weight  66 kg
Nationality  Japan
Name  Masahiro Kuramoto
European seniors tour  2

Turned professional  1981
Role  Professional golfer
Japan golf tour  30
Other  7
Height  1.64 m
Professional wins  38
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Born  9 September 1955 (age 60) Hiroshima Prefecture, Japan (1955-09-09)
Current tour(s)  European Seniors Tour Japan PGA Senior Tour
Former tours  Japan Golf Tour, PGA TOUR, Champions Tour

Masahiro kuramoto


Masahiro "Massy" Kuramoto (倉本昌弘, Kuramoto Masahiro, born 9 September 1955) is a Japanese professional golfer.

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Kuramoto was born in Hiroshima Prefecture. He turned professional in 1981. He has won 30 tournaments on the Japan Golf Tour, ranking fifth on the career list. He ranks seventh on the career money list with earnings of just over 1 billion ¥.

Kuramoto was medalist at the 1992 PGA Tour qualifying school and played full-time on the Tour in 1993. He played 65 times on the PGA Tour from 1978 to 1997. His best finish was a T-4 at the 1982 British Open (also his best finish in a major championship).

In 2005, he was medalist at the Champions Tour qualifying school, and he began play on that tour in 2006. His best finish is a fourth-place finish in the 2006 Wal-Mart First Tee Open at Pebble Beach.

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Amateur wins

  • 1975 Japan Amateur Championship
  • 1977 Japan Amateur Championship
  • 1980 Japan Amateur Championship
  • Japan Golf Tour wins (30)

  • 1980 (1) Chushikoku Open (as an amateur)
  • 1981 (4) ANA Sapporo Open, Tokai Classic, Chushikoku Open, Nihon Kokudo Keikaku Summers
  • 1982 (2) Japan PGA Championship, Chushikoku Open
  • 1983 (2) Chushikoku Open, Tokai Classic
  • 1984 (2) Bridgestone Open, Chushikoku Open
  • 1985 (2) Jun Classic (tie with Kazushige Kono and Payne Stewart), Bridgestone Open
  • 1986 (2) ANA Open, Tokai Classic
  • 1987 (2) Maruman Open, Chushikoku Open
  • 1988 (5) Sendai Classic, Yomiuri Open, Kansai Pro Championship, KBC Augusta, Chushikoku Open
  • 1990 (1) Seto Uthumi Open
  • 1991 (1) Acom International
  • 1992 (3) Japan PGA Championship, Bridgestone Open, Daikyo Open
  • 1994 (1) JCB Classic Sendai
  • 1995 (1) Suntory Open
  • 2003 (1) Acom International
  • Other wins (2)

  • 1981 Wakayama Open, Hyogo-ken Open
  • Japan PGA Senior Tour wins (6)

  • 2007 Big Raisac Senior Open
  • 2010 Japan Senior Open, Handa Cup Senior Masters
  • 2014 Japan Senior Open
  • 2015 Kyoshinkai Hiroshima Senior Championship
  • 2016 Iwasaki Shiratsuyu Senior Tournament
  • Results in major championships

    Note: Kuramoto never played in the Masters Tournament.
    DNP = Did not play
    CUT = missed the half-way cut
    "T" = tied
    Yellow background for top-10.

    Team appearances

    This list may be incomplete.

    Amateur

  • Eisenhower Trophy (representing Japan): 1976
  • Professional

  • Dunhill Cup (representing Japan): 1985, 1992
  • Four Tours World Championship (representing Japan): 1988, 1990
  • Royal Trophy (Asian team): 2006 (non-playing captain)
  • References

    Masahiro Kuramoto Wikipedia


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