Aoki, Isao

Hometown:

JAPAN

Abiko, Chiba

Year Inducted:

2004

Induction Category:

International

Birth Date:

Aug 31, 1942

Isao Aoki

PGA TOUR Wins: 1

  • 1993: Hawaiian Open

Champions Tour Wins: 9

  • 1992: Nationwide Championship
  • 1994: Bank One Senior Classic, Brickyard Crossing Championship
  • 1995: Bank Of Boston Senior Classic
  • 1996: BellSouth Senior Classic at Opryland, Kroger Senior Classic
  • 1997: Emerald Coast Classic
  • 1998: BellSouth Senior Classic at Opryland
  • 2002: The Instinet Classic

Japan Golf Tour Wins: 53

  • 1971: Kanto Pro
  • 1972: Kanto Pro
  • 1973: Chuncihi Crowns, Pepsi Wilson, Sapporo Tokyu Open, KBC Augusta, Japan PGA Championship
  • 1974: Tozai Taiko, Kanto Open, Kanto Pro, Sanpo Classic
  • 1975: Chunichi Crowns, Kanto Open
  • 1976: Tokai Classic
  • 1977: Tohoku Classic, Jun Classic
  • 1978: Chunichi Crowns, Japan Pro Match Play, Sapporo Tokyu, Kanto Pro, Golf Nippon Series
  • 1979: Chunichi Crowns, Japan Pro Match Play, Kanto Pro, Golf Nippon Series
  • 1980: Chunichi Crowns, Yomiuri Open, KBC Augusta, Kanto Open, Jun Classic
  • 1981: Shizuoka Open, Japan Pro Match Play, Japan PGA Championship
  • 1982: Japan Pro Match Play, Daikyo Open
  • 1983: Sapporo Tokyu Open, Kanto Pro, Japan Open, Golf Nippon Series
  • 1986: Sapporo Tokyu Open, Japan PGA Championship, KBC Augusta, Kanto Open
  • 1987: Dunlop International Open, All Nippon Airline Open, Japan Open, Golf Nippon Series (tie with David Ishii)
  • 1989: Tokai Classic, Casio World Open
  • 1990: Mitsubishi Galant
  • 1991: Bridgestone Open
  • 1992: Mitsubishi Galant, Casio World Open

Additional Wins: 8

  • 1973: Gold Beck
  • 1977: winning team in the ABC Japan vs USA Match
  • 1978: winning team in the ABC Japan vs USA Match, Colgate World Match Play Championship (England)
  • 1982: Old Sones Invitational
  • 1983: European Open (European Tour)
  • 1987: Fred Meyer Challenge (with Payne Stewart)
  • 1989: Coca Cola Golf Classic (Australia)

Awards & Honors

  • Japan’s leading money winner five times
  • Medal of Honor with Purple Ribbon (2008)
  • Order of the Rising Sun, 4th Class, Golf Rays with Rosette (2015)