Katsuyoshi Tomori

Katsuyoshi Tomori
Personal information
Born (1954-10-25) 25 October 1954
Okinawa Prefecture, Japan
Height 1.74 m (5 ft 9 in)
Weight 73 kg (161 lb; 11.5 st)
Nationality  Japan
Turned professional 1982
Current tour(s) European Seniors Tour
Japan PGA Senior Tour
Former tour(s) Japan Golf Tour
European Tour
Professional wins 11
Number of wins by tour
Japan Golf Tour 7
European Senior Tour 1
Other 3
Best results in major championships
Masters Tournament DNP
U.S. Open DNP
The Open Championship T24: 1995
PGA Championship DNP

Katsuyoshi Tomori (友利勝良 Tomori Katsuyoshi, born 25 October 1954) is a Japanese professional golfer.

Tomori was born in Okinawa Prefecture. He turned professional in 1982. His seven tournament wins on the Japan Golf Tour include the 1994 Mitsubishi Galant Tournament and the 1995 Japan PGA Match-Play Championship Promise Cup.

In 1996, Tomori became the first Japanese professional to enter the European Tour Qualifying School. He was successful and played in Europe for three seasons, making the top 80 on the Order of Merit each time, with a best Order of Merit placing of 47th in 1998. After the 2000 season, he returned to the Japan Golf Tour.

Tomori now plays in senior tournaments and in 2006 he became the fourth Japanese golfer to win a tournament on the European Seniors Tour when he won the Scandinavian Senior Open.[1]

Professional wins (11)

Japan Golf Tour wins (7)

Other wins (1)

European Seniors Tour wins (1)

No. Date Tournament Winning score Margin of
1 19 Aug 2006 Scandinavian Senior Open −14 (66-67-66=199) 2 strokes Republic of Ireland Eamonn Darcy, Spain José Rivero

Japan PGA Senior Tour wins (2)

Results in major championships

Tournament 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003
The Open Championship CUT T51 T24 DNP DNP T44 T49 CUT DNP DNP 69

Note: The Open Championship was the only major Tomori played.
DNP = Did not play
CUT = missed the half-way cut
"T" = tied
Yellow background for top-10.

Team appearances


  1. Tomori Takes Route 66 To Glory in Denmark, europeantour.com, 19 August 2006.

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