Aoki named JGTO chairman

Mar 4, 2016

Aoki named JGTO chairman

Isao Aoki, who led Japan’s domestic tour in earnings five times, was selected its new chairman on Friday by the JGTO’s board of directors. The 73-year-old Aoki replaces 81-year-old Katsuji Ebisawa, who served two, two-year terms. Aoki, who had been a special consultant to ...

Japan Tour keen to spread wings within current structure

Feb 3, 2016

Japan Tour keen to spread wings within current structure

The Japan Golf Tour Organization (JGTO) is keen to increase its involvement in co-sanctioned events abroad but remains opposed to any radical changes to Asia’s organizational structure, according to a senior director. The JGTO, along with the well-established China Golf Association, Korean Tour and ...

Feb 13, 2014

JGTO sanctions new tournament in Fukushima

Japan’s JGTO tour announced Thursday that it will sanction a new event this season, the Dunlop Srixon Fukushima Open. The new event, to be held at the Grandee Nasushirakawa Golf Club in Fukushima Prefecture from July 31 to Aug. 3, means there will 25 ...

China's Wu hangs on for second JGTO tour victory

Nov 10, 2013

China's Wu hangs on for second JGTO tour victory

China’s Wu Ashun overcame a rough finish on a windy day to earn his second victory on Japan’s JGTO tour Sunday with his triumph in the Heiwa PGM Championship. Wu’s tee shot on No. 17 sailed to the left and led to a double ...

Apr 13, 2011

U.S. makes a comeback in the Arab world

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Without much fanfare, the past few months have seen no anti-American demonstrations and no burning of American flags across the Arab world. Arabs seem increasingly willing to accept — and even applaud — the Obama administration’s policy toward the region. Of course, Arabs are ...