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Nasa Hataoka
Rookie Year
Race to CME Points

5'2"...Hataoka started playing golf at the age of 11...She enjoys watching films.

LPGA Tour Victories (6 wins)

  • 2022 DIO Implant LA Open 
  • 2021 Marathon LPGA Classic presented by Dana, Walmart NW Arkansas Championship presented by P&G
  • 2019 Kia Classic 
  • 2018 Walmart NW Arkansas Championship presented by P&G, TOTO Japan Classic

UL International Crown (1)

  • 2018

Olympics (1)

  • 2020 Tokyo Olympics (T9)

2021 in a Nutshell:

  • 21 events, 16 cuts, $1,901,081 (3)
  • Recorded five top-10 finishes including wins at the Marathon LPGA Classic and the Walmart NW Arkansas Championship

Career Highlights


  • 12 events, 12 cuts, $854,024 (5)
  • Made every cut in 2020 and recorded season-best second-place finishes at the Diamond Resorts Tournament of Champions and Gainbridge LPGA
  • Crossed the $3 million mark in career earnings with her T3 finish at the KPMG Women's PGA Championship
  • Ranked third on Tour in rounds in the 60s (23) and fifth in scoring average (70.11)


  • 20 events, 16 cuts, $917,273 (18)
  • At 20 years and 2 months was the youngest winner on Tour in 2019, had five additional top-10 finishes


  • 24 events, 21 cuts, $1,454,261 (5)
  • Had a breakout season, with two wins and 11 total top-10 results including a playoff loss at the KPMG Women's PGA Championship and a T10 finish at the U.S. Women's Open
  • Became a Rolex First-Time Winner at the Walmart NW Arkansas Championship presented by P&G where she set the tournament scoring record at 21-under 192
  • Ranked second on Tour in putts per GIR (1.73%), fourth in putting average (28.87), eighth in sand saves (57.14%) and 10th in scoring average (70.10) and birdies (356)
  • Was one of four multiple winners in the 2018 LPGA Tour season, finishing fifth on the LPGA Official Money List ($1,454,261) and fourth in the Rolex Player of the Year standings


  • 17 events, nine cuts, $37,852 (140)
  • Season-best T15 finish at the Cambia Portland Classic and finished 15th in the Louise Suggs Rolex Rookie of the Year standings
  • Medalist at the 2017 LPGA Final Qualifying Tournament to earn Priority Category 12 for the 2018 LPGA Tour season


  • At age 17, was the youngest play in the field at the Final Stage of 2016 LPGA Qualifying Tournament; finished T14 to earn LPGA membership for the 2017 season

Amateur Highlights

  • Won the 2016 Japan Women's Open Championship becoming the first amateur and the youngest champion to win a major tournament on the Japan LPGA Tour (JLPGA)
  • Finished T50 at the 2016 Swinging Skirts LPGA Classic presented by CTBC
  • Won the 2015 and 2016 IMG Academy World Junior Championship 
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