| 9 September 1955 (age 60)
Hiroshima Prefecture, Japan (1955-09-09) |
European Seniors Tour
Japan PGA Senior Tour
Japan Golf Tour, PGA TOUR, Champions Tour
Masahiro Kuramoto Wikipedia
Masahiro "Massy" Kuramoto (倉本昌弘, Kuramoto Masahiro, born 9 September 1955) is a Japanese professional golfer.
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.
1975 Japan Amateur Championship
1977 Japan Amateur Championship
1980 Japan Amateur Championship
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
1981 Wakayama Open, Hyogo-ken Open
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
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.
This list may be incomplete.
AmateurEisenhower Trophy (representing Japan): 1976
ProfessionalDunhill Cup (representing Japan): 1985, 1992
Four Tours World Championship (representing Japan): 1988, 1990
Royal Trophy (Asian team): 2006 (non-playing captain)