Amateur of the Month

Japan’s Takumi Kanaya Named Southern Golf Association’s Amateur of the Month for October 2018

Takumi Kanaya of Japan (Photo courtesy of Golf Australia) BIRMINGHAM, AL (November 14, 2018) – Takumi Kanaya of Japan has been named SGA Amateur of the Month Presented by Global Golf Post for October 2018 by the Southern Golf Association (SGA). The 20-year-old punched tickets to play in both The Masters and The Open Championship in 2019 due to a two-shot victory at the Asia-Pacific Amateur Championship played in Singapore. Kanaya’s busy October schedule also included high finishes in Japan at the Japan Open (T24), Nobuyuki Cup Collegiate (T5) and Asahi Cup Collegiate (T13). He is currently the eighth ranked Amateur in the World by Scratch Players and ninth in the World Amateur Golf Ranking.

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