Hinako Shibuno Biography – Hinako Shibuno Wiki
Hinako Shibuno is a Japanese professional golfer who plays on the LPGA Tour and LPGA of Japan Tour. Shibuno turned professional in 2018. She has won six times on the JLPGA, including twice in 2021 at the Stanley Ladies Golf Tournament and the Mitsubishi Electric/Hisako Higuchi Ladies Golf Tournament.
Shibuno’s other four wins on the JLPGA came in 2019 at the World Ladies Championship Salonpas Cup, the Shiseido Anessa Ladies Open, the Descente Ladies Tokai Classic, and the Daio Paper Elleair Ladies Open.
In 2019, Shibuno won the AIG Women’s Open as a non-member of the LPGA and in her first start outside her home country of Japan. She was the second Japanese player to win a women’s major championship after Hisako Higuchi, who won the 1977 KPMG Women’s PGA Championship, as well as the second player this decade to win in her major debut after Hyo Joo Kim, who won the 2014 Amundi Evian Championship.
In 2019, Shibuno was the LPGA of Japan Tour Player of the Year. She earned her card for the 2022 LPGA Tour through qualifying school.
Hinako Shibuno Age
Shibuno was born on 15 November 1998 in Okayama, Okayama, Japan. She is 23 years old (2022).
Hinako Shibuno Family
Her father, Satoru, was a national athlete in shot put and discus, and her mother, Nobuko, was a javelin thrower. She has two siblings – sisters. She is the middle child.
Hinako Shibuno Husband
Is Hinako Shibuno married? She isn’t married and therefore doesn’t have a husband. She could be in a low-key relationship with a boyfriend.
Hinako Shibuno Net Worth
Shibuno’s net worth is estimated to be $1 million. A huge chunk of her net worth is mostly from sponsorship deals.
Hinako Shibuno Height
Shibuno stands at a height of 1.67 m (5 ft 51⁄2 in) tall.
Hinako Shibuno Career Earnings
Golfer Hinako Shibuno has earned $892,773 in career earnings on the LPGA Tour. In 2022, she earned $488,285 at the AIG Women’s Open, $20,037 at the ShopRite LPGA Classic presented by Acer, $3,405 at the DIO Implant LA Open, $182,956 at the LOTTE Championship presented by Hoakalei, $195,295 at The Chevron Championship, and $2,795 at the JTBC Classic presented by Barbasol.
Hinako Shibuno WITB
Shibuno won the 2019 AIG Women’s Open for her maiden women’s major championship victory. Here’s a look at Hinako Shibuno WITB at the AIG Women’s British Open:
Driver: Ping G410 Plus, (10.5°), with Fujikura 569 Evolution Speeder 6 shaft
3 wood: Ping G410 LST, (14.5°), with Fujikura 569 Evolution Speeder 6 shaft
5 wood: Ping G410, (17°), with Fujikura 569 Evolution Speeder 6 shaft
Hybrids: Ping G410, (22°, 26°), with Fujikura Platinum Speeder R shafts
Irons: Ping I210, (5-PW), with MC I80 R shafts
Wedges: Ping Glide Forged (52°, 56°), with KBS Tour 90 R shafts
Putter: Ping Sigma 2 Anser
Ball: Titleist Pro V1
She is of Japanese nationality.
She is of Asian ethnicity.
Her Instagram is @pinacoooon.