All 14 of his professional victories have come on the Japan Golf Tour. Tanihara did advance to the semifinals of the WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play in March. Tied for 51st in his first U.S. Open appearance last June at Oakmont Country Club. Best finish in a major is a tie for fifth in the 2006 Open Championship.
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