Toshimitsu Izawa

  • DOB : 2 March 1968 (1968-03-02) (age 41)Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan
  • Height : 1.69 m (5 ft 7 in)
  • Weight : 68 kg (150 lb; 10.7 st)
  • Nationality :  Japan
  • Career : College : Nihon Taiiku University
  • Turned professional : 1989
  • Current tour(s) : Japan Golf Tour
  • Professional wins : 17


  • Number of wins by tour : Japan Golf Tour : 16
  • Best results in Major Championships : The Masters : T4: 2001
  • U.S. Open : T44: 2001
  • Open Championship : T22: 2002
  • PGA Championship : T18: 2003
  • Achievements and awards : Japan Golf Tourleading money winner : 2001, 2003

Toshimitsu Izawa (born 2 March 1968) is a Japanese professional golfer. He is sometimes known outside of Japan as Toshi Izawa.Izawa was born in Kanagawa, attended Nihon Taiiku University, and turned professional in 1989.Izawa's career on the Japan Golf Tour developed quite slowly. His first win came in 1995, and he did not make the top ten on the money list until 1999, when he was thirty one years old. He went on to top the money list in 2001 and 2003. In the first of those years he set a record of ¥217,934,583 in earnings which survived though the 2004 season, and his dominant form in Japan lifted him into the top twenty in the Official World Golf Rankings. He has 16 victories on the Japan Golf Tour (tied 10th on the career wins list) and is seventh on the career money list (through 2008).Izawa has only played a limited number of tournaments outside Japan, but in 2001 he finished tied fourth at the Masters Tournament, which is one of golf's four major championships, and tied second at the PGA Tour's Nissan Open. In 2002, he won the WGC-World Cup for Japan in partnership with Shigeki Maruyama.edit] Japan Golf Tour wins (16)1995 (1) Japan Open1998 (1) Tokai Classic1999 (2) Aiful Cup, NST Niigata Open Golf Championship2000 (3) JGTO TPC iiyama Cup, Hisamitsu-KBC Augusta, Sumitomo VISA Taiheiyo Masters2001 (5) Diamond Cup Tournament, Mitsui Sumitomo VISA Taiheiyo Masters, Georgia Tokai Classic, Bridgestone Open, Philip Morris K.K. Championship2003 (2) Japan Golf Tour Championship Shishidohills Cup, Woodone Open Hiroshima2005 (1) Under Armour KBC Augusta2007 (1) Japan PGA Championshipedit] Other winsthis list is probably incomplete2002 WGC-World Cup (with Shigeki Maruyama)edit] External linksProfile on the Japan Golf Tour's official siteRetrieved from "" Categories: Japanese golfers | Japan Golf Tour golfers | 1968 births | Living people Views Article Discussion Edit this page History Personal tools Log in / create account if (window.isMSIE55) fixalpha(); Navigation Main page Contents Featured content Current events Random article Search   Interaction About Wikipedia Community portal Recent changes Contact Wikipedia Donate to Wikipedia Help Toolbox What links here Related changesUpload fileSpecial pages Printable version Permanent linkCite this page Languages ??? This page was last modified on 18 March 2009, at 05:39 (UTC). All text is available under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License. (See Copyrights for details.) Wikipedia® is a registered trademark of the Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., a U.S. registered 501(c)(3) tax-deductible nonprofit charity. Privacy policy About Wikipedia Disclaimers if (window.runOnloadHook) runOnloadHook();