Height: 5'11" (1.8 m)
Weight: 198 (90 kg)
Age: 28 (February 25, 1992)
Birthplace: Ehime, Japan
Residence: Sendai, Japan
Family: Wife, Mei; Kanna
Tohoku Fukushi University
Special Interests: All sports, photography
Turned Professional: 2013
City plays from: Sendai, Japan
Winner, World Golf Championships (thru 2021-22)
PGA TOUR Victories (5):2014 (1) the Memorial Tournament presented by Nationwide Insurance. 2016 (1) Waste Management Phoenix Open. 2017 (3) World Golf Championships-HSBC Champions, Waste Management Phoenix Open, World Golf Championships-Bridgestone Invitational.
International Victories (8):
Other Victories (1):
Career Low Round:61 - 2017 World Golf Championships-Bridgestone Invitational (Round 4)
Career High FedExCup Rank:#1 : 2017 PGA Championship
Career High Official World Golf Rank:#2 : 2017 Wyndham Championship
Career Largest Paycheck:$1,660,000 : 2017 World Golf Championships-Bridgestone Invitational (Finished 1)
2019-20 Season Highlights
PGA TOURTHE CJ CUP @ NINE BRIDGES - Shot a final-round 65 to tie Gary Woodland and Cameron Smith for third at THE CJ CUP @ NINE BRIDGES in his second start at the event. Marked his 16th career top-three result. ZOZO CHAMPIONSHIP - In the first PGA TOUR event in his home country, finished second at the ZOZO CHAMPIONSHIP. At 16-under 264, recorded his second career 72-hole score of 264 or better (first: 264/2017 World Golf Championships-FedEx St. Jude Invitational). Played the par-4s in 6-under, tied with Shane Lowry for best in the field. The Genesis Invitational - Made a birdie on the 18th hole in the second round of The Genesis Invitational to make the cut on the number and went on to finish T5. Marked the first event of his career at which he started the third round outside the top 50 and finished in the top five. World Golf Championships-Mexico Championship - Finished T6 at the World Golf Championships-Mexico Championship, his first top-10 at the event and first in a WGC since winning the 2017 WGC-FedEx St. Jude Invitational.
National Team Selections
|PGA TOUR (Playoff Record: 3 - 0)|
|Season||Events||Rounds||1st||2nd||3rd||Top 10||Top 25||Cuts Made||Cuts Missed||WD||FedExCup Rank||Earnings|
|(A) - Amateur|
|THE PLAYERS Championship||Masters Tournament||PGA Championship||U.S. Open||The Open Championship||WGC-HSBC Champions||WGC-Mexico||WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play||WGC-FedEx St. Jude Inv|
|THE NORTHERN TRUST||Dell Technologies Championship||BMW Championship||TOUR Championship|
- Learned golf from his father, a former club champion.
- Was a student at Tohoku Fukushi University in Sendai, Japan when the city was devastated by an earthquake and tsunami in March 2011, but was in Australia training at the time. Returned to find his dorm room destroyed and struggled to find food. A few weeks later, made his debut at the Masters having won the Asian Amateur.
- Wore buttons at THE PLAYERS Championship in 2016 to show support for Japan after the Kumamoto earthquakes in April 2016.