Higuchi, Hisako “Chako”

Hometown:

JAPAN

Kawagoe City,
Saitama Prefecture

Year Inducted:

2003

Induction Category:

Lifetime Achievement

Birth Date:

Oct 13, 1945

Hisako “Chako” Higuchi

Professional Majors: 1

  • LPGA Championship: 1977

LPGA Tour Wins: 1

  • 1976: Colgate European Open

Additional Wins: 70

  • 1968: Japan LPGA Championship, Japan Women’s Open Golf Championship
  • 1969: Japan LPGA Championship, Japan Women’s Open Golf Championship
  • 1970: Japan LPGA Championship, JGP Ladies Open, Japan Women’s Open Golf Championship
  • 1971: Japan LPGA Championship, JGP Ladies Open, Tokai Classic, Japan Women’s Open Golf Championship
  • 1972: Japan LPGA Championship, JPGA Asahi Kokusai Tournament, JGP Ladies Open, Tokai Classic, Mizuno Golf Tournament
  • 1973: World Ladies Golf Tournament, Japan LPGA Championship, JGP
    Ladies Open, La Coste Cup Japan vs. U.S., Matsushima Ladies Open, Tokai Classic, Mizuno Golf Tournament
  • 1974: Wills-Qantus Australian Women’s Open, World Ladies Golf Tournament, Chikuma Kogen Ladies Open, Tokyo Charity Classic, Japan LPGA Championship, Sunster Ladies Match, LPGA Japan Golf Classic, Japan Women’s Open Golf Championship, Mizuno Golf Tournament
  • 1975: Tokai Classic
  • 1976: Japan LPGA Championship, Sanpo Champions, Japan Women’s Open Golf Championship, Miyagi TV Cup Ladies Open Golf Tournament, Tokai Classic
  • 1977: Japan LPGA Championship, Japan Women’s Open Golf Championship, Tokai Classic
  • 1978: Junon Ladies Open, Shinkoh Classic LPGA Tournament, Japan LPGA East vs. West
  • 1979: Fuji Heigen Ladies Open, Shinkoh Classic LPGA Tournament, Japan LPGA East vs. West, Hokuriku Queens Golf Cup, Toyotomi Ladies
  • 1980: KBS Kyoto Ladies Golf Tournament, Japan Women’s Open Golf Championship, Tokai Classic
  • 1981: Okinawa Makiminato Auto Ladies Tournament, Tokushima Tsukinomiya Ladies Open Golf Tournament, Pioneer Cup
  • 1982: Hokuriku Queens Golf Cup, Kumamoto Chuou Ladies Cup Golf Tournament
  • 1983: Kibun Ladies Classic, Paris Ladies Classic, Japan LPGA East vs. West, LPGA Japan vs. U.S., Daioh Seishi Elleair Ladies Open Golf Tournament
  • 1984: Kumamoto Chuou Ladies Cup Golf Tournament, Kibun Ladies
    Classic
  • 1985: Chukyo TV-Bridgestone Ladies Open,
  • 1986: Fujitsu Ladies, Tsumura-Itsuki Classic
  • 1987: Yamaha Cup Ladies Open
  • 1990: an Queens, Kohsaido Asahi Golf Cup

Awards & Honors

  • LPGA of Japan Leading money winner: 1968-1979