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Akiko Fukushima
福嶋晃子
Personal information
Born (1973-06-29) 29 June 1973 (age 50)
Kōnan-ku, Yokohama, Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan
Height 5 ft 5 in (1.65 m)
Nationality  Japan
Residence Yokohama, Japan
Career
Turned professional 1992
Current tour(s) LPGA of Japan Tour (joined 1992)
Former tour(s) LPGA Tour (1999-2004)
Professional wins 26
Number of wins by tour
LPGA Tour 2
LPGA of Japan Tour 24
Best results in LPGA Major Championships
Kraft Nabisco C'ship T2: 2001
LPGA Championship T9: 2000
U.S. Women's Open T9: 1997
du Maurier Classic CUT: 1999
Women's British Open T41: 2003
Achievements and awards
LPGA of Japan Tour
Player of the Year
1996, 1997
LPGA of Japan Tour
leading money winner
1996, 1997
LPGA of Japan Tour
Rookie of the Year
1993

Akiko Fukushima (Japanese: 福嶋晃子, born 29 June 1973) is a Japanese professional golfer who played on the LPGA Tour.

Fukushima won 24 times on the LPGA of Japan Tour.

Fukushima won twice on the LPGA Tour both in 1999.

She is the daughter of Hisaaki Fukushima, a catcher who played professional baseball in Japan for 19 seasons.

Professional wins (26)

LPGA of Japan Tour wins (24)

No. Date Tournament Winning score To par Margin of
victory
Runner(s)-up
1 6 Mar 1994 Daikin Orchid Ladies 71-70-72=213 −3 4 strokes Japan Ayako Okamoto
Japan Hiromi Takamura
2 30 Apr 1995 Satake Japan Classic Hiroshima Ladies Open 72-67-69=208 −8 3 strokes Sweden Liselotte Neumann
3 14 May 1995 Yakult Ladies 70-67-37=174 −6 1 stroke Taiwan Huang Bie-shyun
4 11 Aug 1996 NEC Karuizawa 72 71-63-72=206 −10 5 strokes Japan Ayako Okamoto
5 13 Oct 1996 Fujitsu Ladies 69-68-68=205 −11 Playoff South Korea Won Jae-sook
6 8 Jun 1997 Mitsubishi Electric Ladies 70-70-69=209 −10 2 strokes South Korea Lee Young-me
Japan Junko Yasui
7 3 Aug 1997 Golf5 Ladies 67-67-71=205 −11 1 stroke Japan Chieko Nishida
8 14 Sep 1997 Japan LPGA Championship Konica Cup 72-69-70-72=283 −9 5 strokes Japan Miyuki Shimabukuro
9 21 Sep 1997 Yukijirushi Ladies Tokai Classic 75-66-70=211 −5 3 strokes Japan Ikuyo Shiotani
10 5 Oct 1997 Kosaido Ladies Golf Cup 69-72-70=211 −5 2 strokes Japan Kyoko Ono
11 30 Nov 1997 JLPGA Meiji Dairies Cup 70-70-70-73=283 −5 2 strokes Japan Yuko Motoyama
12 2 Aug 1998 Golf5 Ladies 69-70-69=208 −8 1 stroke South Korea Ku Ok-hee
13 27 Sep 1998 Miyagi TV Cup Dunlop Ladies Open 69-68-71=208 −8 4 strokes South Korea Han Hee-won
South Korea Ku Ok-hee
14 23 Apr 2000 Nasu Ogawa Ladies 73-63-72=208 −8 2 strokes Japan Aki Nakano
15 18 Aug 2002 NEC Karuizawa 72 68-68-66=202 −14 4 strokes South Korea Ko Woo-soon
Japan Masaki Maeda
16 17 Aug 2003 NEC Karuizawa 72 69-72-67=208 −8 4 strokes Japan Ikuyo Shiotani
17 11 Jul 2004 Chateraise Queen's Cup 70-66-71=207 −9 10 strokes Japan Midori Yoneyama
18 17 Sep 2006 Munsingwear Ladies Tokai Classic 69-67-66=202 −14 2 strokes South Korea Lee Ji-hee
19 29 Oct 2006 Hisako Higuchi IDC Otsuka Kagu Ladies 67-70-70=207 −9 Playoff Japan Sakura Yokomine
20 1 Jul 2007 Belluna Ladies Cup 69-66-71=206 −10 2 strokes South Korea Lee Eun-hye
21 12 Aug 2007 NEC Karuizawa 72 66-66-67=199 −17 7 strokes Japan Namika Omata
22 11 May 2008 World Ladies Championship Salonpas Cup 71-70-70-73=284 −4 Playoff South Korea Jiyai Shin
23 20 Jul 2008 Stanley Ladies 69-67-67=203 −13 1 stroke Japan Ayako Uehara
24 22 Aug 2010 CAT Ladies 66-70-69=205 −14 2 strokes Japan Yukari Baba

Tournaments in bold denotes major tournaments in LPGA of Japan Tour.

LPGA Tour wins (2)

No. Date Tournament Winning score To par Margin of
victory
Runner(s)-up
1 23 May 1999 The Philips Invitational 64-67-65-71=267 −12 2 strokes Sweden Charlotta Sörenstam
2 17 Oct 1999 AFLAC Champions 71-71-69-68=279 −9 1 stroke Sweden Maria Hjorth
Australia Karrie Webb
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