Ryo Ishikawa

by MKhanal 01 Apr,2021
Ryo Ishikawa
Body Stats
Height 5 Feet 9 Inch
Personal Info
Facts
  • Birth Name Ryo Ishikawa
  • Birth Place Matsubushi, Saitama
  • Famous Name Hanikami Ōji
  • Father Katsumi Ishikawa
  • Mother Yukiki Ishikawa
  • Net Worth $5 Million
  • Nationality Japanese
  • Profession Golf Player
  • Currently Working For Japan Golf Tour
  • Currently Married Yes
  • Rank 29( November 2009)

Ryo Ishikawa is a well-known Japanese professional golf player. He has been playing professional golf for more than twelve years. Ryo is currently competing in the Japan Golf Tour and PGA Tour Tours. Ishikawa has won eighteen professional events to date, including seven Japan Golf Tour and one other event. He was ranked twenty-nine in 2009, which remains as the highest earnings in his career.

Ryo Ishikawa was born on September 17, 1991, in Mitsubishi, Saitama, Japan. He is among the three children born to Katsumi Ishikawa and his wife, Yukiko Ishikawa. He has a brother named Wataru Ishikawa and a sister named Yoko Ishikawa, who are also professional golf players. Ryo was the youngest player to win a men's regular tournament on the Japan Golf Tour at 15 years and eight months.

Know About Ryo Ishikawa's Career Earnings, Net Worth, and Prize Money

Ryo Ishikawa has an estimated net worth of more than $5 Million. Ishikawa has several sponsors deals with numerous world-recognized companies like Panasonic, Toyota, and Yonex. He earned the most from Shriners Hospitals for Children Open in the PGA Open.

Ryo shares a photo with his Japan Golf Tour Title SOURCE: Yonex

Last season, Ryo took home $20,000 from five PGA events. He started his PGA career in 2008 and made $26,000 in his rookie year. In the following seasons, the golf player earned more than $150,000 manually from ten events. In the 2011 season, Ishikawa excelled his fame and earned $727,000 from eighteen events. In the 2013/14 season, Ryo made $1.3 Million from twenty-four events, which remains his highest-earning in a PGA season.

Ishikawa spends most of his time in Japanese golf events. He has been earning millions from his home events. Totaling his career earning from PGA, it sums to $4,148,306. In the ongoing season, Ryo has played in four events and made $43,000. Lee Kyoung-hoon and Chun In-gee are two South Korean Golf players currently playing in the PGA and LPGA Tour. 

Mysterious Relationship Status of Ryo Ishikawa

Ryo is very much private about his personal life. As per sources, Ryo is a married man living a happy married life along with his wife. Ishikawa tied his wedding knot with his High School Sweetheart. The golf player and his girlfriend got engaged in 2012. He opened about his engagement while in an interview

Shortly after the engagement ceremony in 2012, Ishikawa got married in a private wedding ceremony. The press and media personal did not have a chance to know about the wedding ceremony. 

Career in Golf

The Japanese golf player started playing golf from a very early age. He won his first amateur event in 2007 at the Munsingwear Open KSB Cup. Shortly after this series win, Rya turned professional in 2008. In his rookie year, Ishikawa won Mynavi ABC Championship and entered into the top 100 World Golf Ranking. 

Rya made his PGA debut in 2009 and made cuts into Arnold Palmer Invitational, 2009 Masters Tournament. He won the Gateway to the Open Mizuno Open Yomiuri Classic. At the end of 2009, Ishikawa ranked in the top 50 and finished the season as the money list leader with $1.6 Million. The golf player has made it to top tournaments around the globe but has not won major events. 

Ishikawa has won eighteen Japan Golf Tour events. He won his last event in 2019 and is yet to win a major tournament. 

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