- January,31 1973
- Ibaraki Prefecture, Japan
- Birth Place:
- Chikusei, Ibaraki Prefecture, Japan
- Turned Pro:
Shingo is one of Japan’s living golf legends, with 29 career victories under his name. Twenty years after turning professional, the charismatic Japanese star showed he could still win golf tournaments with a popular triumph at the 2015 Mitsui Visa Taiheiyo Masters. He has topped the Japan Money List five times in 2000, 2004, 2005, 2006, and 2008 and currently ranks sixth on the career wins list. Has two top-five finishes in the Majors as well, 2001 PGA Championship and 2009 Masters Tournament. He earned his place in Team Asia through the World Rankings.
Japan Golf Tour Victories: (29) 1998 Sanko Grand Summer Championship, 1999 JCB Classic Sendai, 2000 Asia Pacific Open Golf Championship Kirin Open, Munsingwear Open KSB Cup, Dunlop Phoenix Tournament, Golf Nippon Series JT Cup, Fancl Open in Okinawa, 2001 Token Corporation Cup, Asia Pacific Open Golf Championship Kirin Open, Suntory Open, 2002 Suntory Open, Golf Nippon Series JT Cup, 2003 Japan PGA Championship, ABC Championship,
2004 The Crowns, Woodone Open Hiroshima, 2005 Japan Open Golf Championship, ABC Championship, 2006 The Crowns, Fujisankei Classic, ABC Championship, 2007 UBS Japan Golf Tour Championship ShishidoHills, Bridgestone Open, 2008 Japan PGA Championship, Japan Open Golf Championship, Mitsui Sumitomo VISA Taiheiyo Masters, 2013 Coca-Cola Tokai Classic, 2014 Casio World Open, 2015 Mitsui Sumitomo Visa Taiheiyo Masters.