Naomichi Ozaki


Naomichi Ozaki
Naomichi Ozaki
尾崎直道
Personal information
Nickname Joe
Born 18 May 1956 (1956-05-18) (age 55)
Tokushima Prefecture, Japan
Height 1.74 m (5 ft 9 in)
Weight 76 kg (170 lb; 12.0 st)
Nationality  Japan
Career
Turned professional 1977
Current tour(s) Champions Tour
Former tour(s) Japan Golf Tour
Professional wins 35
Number of wins by tour
Japan Golf Tour 32
Best results in Major Championships
Masters Tournament T33: 1990
U.S. Open T25: 1993
The Open Championship T38: 1998
PGA Championship T28: 1992
Achievements and awards
Japan Golf Tour
leading money winner
1991, 1999

Naomichi "Joe" Ozaki (尾崎直道 Ozaki Naomichi?, ジョー ) (born 18 May 1956) is a Japanese professional golfer.

Ozaki was born in Tokushima. He turned professional in 1977 and won 32 tournaments on the Japan Golf Tour between 1984 and 2005. He ranks fourth on the list of most Japan Golf Tour wins. He topped the money list in 1991 and 1999. He is fourth on the career money list (through 2009).

Ozaki played 185 times on the PGA Tour from 1984 to 2001, primarily from 1993 to 2001. His best finish was a T-2 at the 1997 Buick Open. His best finish in a major championship was a T-25 at the 1993 U.S. Open. He has featured in the top 50 of the Official World Golf Rankings.

In 2005, he came in third at the Champions Tour Qualifying Tournament, and he began play on that tour after turning 50 in May 2006. His best finish is a T-3 in the 2006 Greater Kansas City Golf Classic.

Ozaki played on the International Team in the 1998 Presidents Cup.

Ozaki's older brother, Masashi "Jumbo", topped the Japan Golf Tour money list twelve times, and another brother, Tateo "Jet", is also a professional golfer.

Contents

Japan Golf Tour wins (32)

Other wins (3)

Results in major championships

Tournament 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989
The Masters DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP
U.S. Open DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP
The Open Championship T62 CUT DNP DNP DNP T46
PGA Championship DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP CUT
Tournament 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001
The Masters T33 DNP DNP T45 DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP CUT DNP
U.S. Open DNP DNP DNP T25 DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP
The Open Championship T39 DNP CUT CUT DNP DNP DNP WD T38 T45 CUT CUT
PGA Championship CUT DNP T28 T44 DNP T31 CUT CUT T44 T70 CUT CUT

DNP = Did not play
CUT = missed the half-way cut
WD = Withdrew
"T" = tied
Green background for wins. Yellow background for top-10.

Team appearances

This list may be incomplete.

  • Four Tours World Championship: 1985, 1986 (winners), 1989
  • Presidents Cup (International team): 1998 (winners)
  • Royal Trophy (Asian team): 2007 (non-playing captain), 2009 (non-playing captain, winners), 2010 (non-playing captain), 2011 (non-playing captain)

See also

  • List of golfers with most Japan Golf Tour wins

External links


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