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谷口 徹

Professional golfer

Toru Taniguchi, Japanese professional golfer. Achievements include winning Japan Golf Tour events including Acom International, 2000, 02, Philip Morris, 2000, Token Cup, 2002, Yomiuri Open, Tokai Classic, Japan Open, 2004, Bridgestone Open, Casio World Open, 2005, The Golf Tournament in Omaezaki, 2006; 13 top ten Japan Golf Tour finishes in one year, 2000.

Background

Taniguchi, Toru was born on February 10, 1968 in Nara, Japan.

Career

In 2001, he reached the semi-finals of the WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship. He has featured in the top 30 of the Official World Golf Ranking and was the highest ranked Japanese golfer from 2007 to 2008. Japan Golf Tour wins (19)\r\nDNP = Did not play\r\nCUT = missed the half-way cut\r\n"T" = tied\r\nYellow background for top-10.

Royal Trophy (representing Asia): 2007, 2009 (winners)\r\nWorld Cup (representing Japan): 2008.

Achievements

  • Achievements include winning Japan Golf Tour events including Acom International, 2000, 02, Philip Morris, 2000, Token Cup, 2002, Yomiuri Open, Tokai Classic, Japan Open, 2004, Bridgestone Open, Casio World Open, 2005, The Golf Tournament in Omaezaki, 2006. 13 top ten Japan Golf Tour finishes in one year, 2000.