golf The Best Japanese Golfers  

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Have you ever wondered how many famous golfers are from Japan? There is no lack of skill in the country, as we demonstrate on this ranked list of the best Japanese golfers. The poll below contains both famous men and women golfers from Japan, most of which are professional players. Vote up who you believe to be the top golfers from Japan, and even add any up and coming players to the list if they aren't already here.

One good Japanese golfer is Masashi Ozaki. Ozaki appeared in the top ten of the Official World Golf Rankings nearly 200 weeks between 1989 and 1998. He also has 94 wins on the Japan Golf Tour, which is the most in history. Another great golfer from Japan is Isao Aoki, who played on the PGA Tour from 1974-1999. Aoki won the 1983 Hawaiian Open on the PGA Tour.

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Isao Aoki is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Japanese Golfers

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Masashi Ozaki is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Japanese Golfers

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Shingo Katayama is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Japanese Golfers

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Ryo Ishikawa is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Japanese Golfers

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Shigeki Maruyama is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Japanese Golfers

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Tsuneyuki Nakajima is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Japanese Golfers

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Naomichi Ozaki is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Japanese Golfers

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Tōru Nakamura is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Japanese Golfers

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Teruo Sugihara is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Japanese Golfers

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Toru Taniguchi is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Japanese Golfers

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Katsumasa Miyamoto is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Japanese Golfers

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Hajime Meshiai is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Japanese Golfers

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Seiichi Kanai is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Japanese Golfers

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Hidemichi Tanaka is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Japanese Golfers

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Hideto Tanihara is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Japanese Golfers

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Toshimitsu Izawa is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Japanese Golfers

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Masahiro Kuramoto is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Japanese Golfers

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Katsunari Takahashi is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Japanese Golfers

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Takashi Murakami is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Japanese Golfers

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Norio Suzuki is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Japanese Golfers

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Tateo Ozaki is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Japanese Golfers

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Hiroyuki Fujita is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Japanese Golfers

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Saburo Fujiki is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Japanese Golfers

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Yoshitaka Yamamoto is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Japanese Golfers

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Yuta Ikeda is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Japanese Golfers