Shugo Imahira is a professional golfer from Japan. He has a career-high Official World Golf Ranking No.30, which he achieved in January 2020. He mostly plays in the Japan Golf Tour but has made appearances on the PGA Tour.

Player Profile and Amateur Career

Shugo Imahira was born on October 2, 1992, in Saitama Prefecture, Japan. He stands 165 cm tall and his weight was last listed at 60 kg.

Height / weight 1.65 m / 60 kg
Born Oct 2, 1992
Nationality Japan Japan

As an amateur golfer, he won the 2008 Japan Junior Championship in the 15-17 division.

Career

He turned pro in 2011. He started his career playing in the Japan Challenge Tour. Since 2015, he has played on the Japan Golf Tour. His first Japan Golf Tour win came in 2017 when he won the Kansai Open Golf Championship.

In 2016, Imahira qualified to play in The Open Championship. In 2018, he also qualified to play in the PGA Championship. In 2020, he finished in the Top 44 of the Masters Tournament and he was 61st in the US Open.

Imahira has six more Japan Golf Tour wins, the most recent is his May 2022 win in the Golf Partner Pro-Am Tournament.

Career Highlights

Number of Wins by Tour

  • Japan Golf Tour - 7
  • Asian Tour - 1
  • Other - 2

Best Results in Major Championships

  • Masters Tournament - T44: 2020
  • PGA Championship - CUT: 2018, 2019
  • U.S. Open - 61st: 2020
  • The Open Championship - CUT: 2016,2019, 2022

Awards

  • 2014 - Japan Challenge Tour moneylist winner
  • 2018, 2019 - Japan Golf Tour moneylist winner

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