New Zealand skilled golfer
Momoka Kobori (born 21 March 1999) is a New Zealand skilled golfer. In 2022 she gained the TPS Hunter Valley in Australia, and on the Montauban Girls Open and the Hauts de France – Pas de Calais Golfing Open in Europe.
Early lifestyles and novice profession
Kobori was once born in Karuizawa, Japan and moved to Canterbury, New Zealand together with her circle of relatives when she was once 8. Her more youthful brother Kazuma could also be a golfer who has competed at the Charles Excursion.
Kobori was once a member of the New Zealand nationwide golfing academy, and gained the 2014 and 2015 Liz Douglas Trophy for the bottom girls’s stroke reasonable in Canterbury. In 2015, she was once runner-up on the Srixon World Junior Vintage in Australia and gained 4 instances: the U16 Victorian Junior Masters, the Faldo Sequence Asia New Zealand Qualifying tournament, the South Island Stroke Play Championship, and the South Island U19 Championship.
In 2016 she gained the Queensland Women Newbie and defended her name on the South Island Stroke Play Championship. She was once runner-up on the Australian Women’ Newbie and the Muriwai Open. She made the reduce on the 2016 New Zealand Ladies’s Open, a Girls Ecu Excursion tournament.
Kobori graduated from Rangiora Prime College in New Zealand in 2015. She attended Pepperdine College close to Malibu, California and performed with the Pepperdine Waves girls’s golfing crew 2016–2020. She was once West Coast Convention Freshman of the Yr in 2017 and an All-American as a senior in 2020. She graduated with a point in sports activities medication.
Kobori became skilled in January 2021 and shortly completed tied for first on the two-day 36-hole Whitford Park Professional-Am in Auckland at eight-under.
In 2022, Kobori performed at the WPGA Excursion of Australasia the place she was once runner-up on the TPS Victoria and TPS Murray River prior to putting first on the TPS Hunter Valley in March. She then completed T14 on the Australian Girls Vintage – Bonville and T12 on the Ladies’s NSW Open, each Girls Ecu Excursion occasions, prior to became her consideration to the LET Get entry to Sequence the place she completed runner-up as soon as and gained two times in her first 4 begins.
- 2015 South Island Stroke Play Championship, South Island U19 Championship
- 2016 South Island Stroke Play Championship, Queensland Women Newbie, Victorian Junior Masters
- 2019 Department Regulation Company-Dick McGuire Championship
- 2020 Muriwai Open
Skilled wins (4)
WPGA Excursion of Australasia wins (1)
LET Get entry to Sequence wins (2)
Charles Excursion wins (1)
- 2021 Whitford Park Professional-Am (tie)