Shugo Imahira arrives at the SMBC Singapore Open as the Japan Golf Tour Organization (JGTO) Money List champion – thanks to earnings of ¥139,119,332 (approx. US$1,234,545).
He claimed the title last year for the first time thanks to victory in the Bridgestone Open, and six other top-five placings. His other JGTO victory came in the 2017 Kansai Open.
Imahira won twice on the 2014 Japan Challenge Tour en route to winning the season money list title, having demonstrated his potential as a teenager by winning the 2008 Japan Junior Championship. He started playing full-time on the JGTO in 2015.
Date Of Birth: October 2, 1992
Year Turned Professional: 2011
2018 Bridgestone Open
2017 Kansai Open Golf Championship
2014 Heiwa PGM Challenge I Road to Championship, JGTO Novil Final
2008 Japan Junior Championship