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David Ishii

David Ishii
— Golfer —
Personal information
Full name David S. Ishii
Born (1955-07-26) July 26, 1955
Hawaii
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Weight 80 kg (180 lb; 13 st)
Nationality United States
Career
Turned professional 1979
Former tour(s) Japan Golf Tour
Professional wins 19
Number of wins by tour
PGA Tour 1
Japan Golf Tour 14
Best results in major championships
Masters Tournament CUT: 1990
U.S. Open T36: 1988
The Open Championship CUT: 1988
PGA Championship T38: 1988
Achievements and awards
Japan Golf Tour
leading money winner
1987

David S. Ishii (born July 26, 1955) is an American professional golfer of Japanese descent.

Ishii grew up on the island of Kauai in Hawaii and graduated from Kauai High School. As a junior in high school, he won the Hawaii State High School Championship. He turned professional in 1979. He led the money list on the Japan Golf Tour in 1987. He has 14 victories on the Japan Golf Tour and is 13th on the career money list.

Ishii won the inaugural Kapalua Open in 1982 and also won the 1990 Hawaiian Open, a PGA Tour event. He was the second Hawaiian native to win the event, after Ted Makalena in 1966.

Ishii currently is the Director of Golf at Pearl Country Club in Aiea, Hawaii.

Professional wins

Japan Golf Tour wins (14)

PGA Tour wins (1)

No. Date Tournament Winning score Margin of victory Runner-up
1 Feb 11, 1990 Hawaiian Open 9 (72-67-68-72=279) 1 stroke Paul Azinger

Other wins (4)

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