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  • charles SCHWAB CUP

JAPAN AIRLINES Championship

Players

Tom Watson, Colin Montgomerie, John Daly, Mark O'Meara, Larry Mize, Mark Calcavecchia: these widely loved and admired golfers are coming to Japan!

We have gathered together a large number of prominent members including the legend with a track record of eight wins in majors Tom Watson, expert Colin Montgomerie, long-hitter John Daly, Masters champions Larry Mize and Mark O'Meara, and players that are also well known in Japan such as Mark Calcavecchia and Tom Lehman.

*It has been determined that Jerry Kelly, Steve Lowery, Mark O'Meara, and Bob Tway will not be taking part in the tournament.

List of players scheduled to participate

  • Michael Allen

  • Stephen Ames

  • Billy Andrade

  • Tommy Armour III

  • Jay Don Blake

  • Mark Brooks

  • Olin Browne

  • Tom Byrum

  • Mark Calcavecchia

  • Jim Carter

  • Russ Cochran

  • John Daly

  • Glen Day

  • Scott Dunlap

  • Joe Durant

  • Steve Flesch

  • Dan Forsman

  • Carlos Franco

  • David Frost

  • Fred Funk

  • Doug Garwood

  • Bob Gilder

  • Mike Goodes

  • Paul Goydos

  • Jay Haas

  • Gary Hallberg

  • Todd Hamilton

  • Kohki Idoki

  • Lee Janzen

  • Jerry Kelly
    (absent)

  • Massy Kuramoto

  • Tom Lehman

  • Steve Lowery
    (absent)

  • Jeff Maggert

  • Billy Mayfair

  • Scott Mccarron

  • Larry Mize

  • Colin Montgomerie

  • Kiyoshi Murota

  • Tommy Nakajima

  • Larry Nelson

  • Mark O'Meara
    (absent)

  • Joe Ozaki

  • Scott Parel

  • Jesper Parnevik

  • Steve Pate

  • Corey Pavin

  • Tom Pernice Jr.

  • Tim Petrovic

  • Tom Purtzer

  • Takeshi Sakiyama

  • Gene Sauers

  • Wes Short Jr.

  • Scott Simpson

  • Joey Sindelar

  • Jeff Sluman

  • Jerry Smith

  • Rod Spittle

  • Kevin Sutherland

  • Esteban Toledo

  • David Toms

  • Kirk Triplett

  • Bob Tway
    (absent)

  • Duffy Waldorf

  • Tom Watson

  • Willie Wood

  • Jong-Duck Kim
    (Winner of Komatsu Open)

Invited players from Japan

The following people will participate: six players representing the Japan Senior Tour—Chairman Masahiro Kuramoto of the Professional Golfers' Association of Japan, professional golfer Tsuneyuki Nakajima, professional golfer Naomichi Ozaki, professional golfer Takeshi Sakiyama, professional golfer Kiyoshi Murota who has earned the most ever on the senior tour, and professional golfer Koki Idoki who has experienced victory in an overseas major at the Senior PGA Championship—and the winner of the Komatsu Open to be held until September 2.

  • Tommy Nakajima (62)

  • Kiyoshi Murota (62)

  • Massy Kuramoto (61)

  • Naomichi Ozaki (61)

  • Jong-Duck Kim (56)
    (Winner of Komatsu Open)

  • Koki Idoki (55)

  • Takeshi Sakiyama (54)

* Listed by age. Numbers in parentheses are ages.