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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Shigeki Maruyama is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Japanese Golfers
Shigeki Maruyama

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

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Isao Aoki 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
Ryo Ishikawa

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Katsumasa Miyamoto is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Japanese Golfers
Katsumasa Miyamoto

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

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Hidemichi Tanaka is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Japanese Golfers
Hidemichi Tanaka

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Shingo Katayama 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
Teruo Sugihara

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

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Hideto Tanihara is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Japanese Golfers
Hideto Tanihara

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

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

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Naomichi Ozaki is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Japanese Golfers
Naomichi Ozaki

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Tōru Nakamura is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Japanese Golfers
Tōru Nakamura

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Masahiro Kuramoto is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Japanese Golfers
Masahiro Kuramoto

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Toshimitsu Izawa is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Japanese Golfers
Toshimitsu Izawa

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Tateo Ozaki is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Japanese Golfers
Tateo Ozaki

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Norio Suzuki is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Japanese Golfers
Norio Suzuki

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Katsunari Takahashi is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Japanese Golfers
Katsunari Takahashi

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Hiroyuki Fujita is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Japanese Golfers
Hiroyuki Fujita

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Takashi Murakami is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Japanese Golfers
Takashi Murakami

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

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Yuta Ikeda is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Japanese Golfers
Yuta Ikeda

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Yoshitaka Yamamoto is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Japanese Golfers
Yoshitaka Yamamoto