Japan America Society of Southern California

   Building Japan-America Relationships Since 1909

Thank you to the sponsors and supporters of the 
50th Anniversary Japan America Golf Classic!
From left to right: Consul General Akira Chiba, Matt Sanders (JASSC Golf Committee Chair), Jeff Yusa (Grandson of Sakaye Aratani, accepting the trophy on her behalf), Glen Hamakawa (Chairman, JASSC), and Awards Dinner emcee David Ono (Anchor, ABC7 Eyewitness News)

This year, the Japan America Cup was presented to Mrs. Sakaye Aratani. Fifty years ago, in May 1968, she was named the chair of the JASSC's Annual Golf Classic, and served as the chair for the Golf Committee for nearly 2 decades to support the cause. Thank you Mrs. Aratani for your support!

Also, congratulations to the winners of the tournament!

1st Place Foursome
Peter Lee, Andy Mun, Steve Lee and Danny Chun

2nd Place Foursome
Bob Iritani, Matt Ginocchio, Matt Ilano, and Sean Steichen

3rd Place Foursome
Adam Clark, Yuji Kanazawa, Brian Zimmer and Jeff Yusa

Contest Winners   
Ladies Longest Drive
Michelle Lau
Men's Longest Drive
Connor Abrari
Straightest Drive 
Hiro Amasuga 
Closest to the Pin
Rei Umekubo 

2018 Sponsors and Supporters

Thank you to our generous Sponsors and Supporters

Tournament Sponsors


Barbecue Lunch Sponsor 

   Henry Ota & Hiroyo Nonoyama

Putting Contest Sponsor

Reception Sponsor

Beverage Sponsor

Hole Sponsors

Deloitte Tax LLP
MUFG Union Bank, N.A. 
Mitsubishi Motors 
Nissin International Transport U.S.A., Inc. 
Matthew Sanders
Yusen Terminals LLC

Tee Sponsors

Armanino LLP
Bank of the West
Hitachi, Ltd.
Hotta Liesenberg Saito LLP
InterContinental Los Angeles Century City at Beverly Hills
Nitto Tire U.S.A. Inc.

Golf Cannon Sponsor


Hole-in-One Sponsor

American Honda Motor Co., Inc.

JINS Eyewear US, Inc. 

Golf Ball Sponsor
Rikiko Kubo

Silent Auction and Raffle Prize Donors

Platinum Prize Sponsors

All Nippon Airways

Japan Airlines

Los Angeles Dodgers


Kenta Maeda, Los Angeles Dodgers

Mitsubishi Electric US, Inc.

Nitto Tire U.S.A.

David Ono, ABC7 Eyewitness News

The Prince Park Tower Tokyo

Takuma Sato, 2017 INDY 500 Winner

Yamaha Motor Corporation, U.S.A.

Gold Prize Sponsors

Elite Island Resorts

Ninoska French

Funai Corporation

Halper Fine Art

Los Angeles Angels

PRP Wine

Roclord Studio

Yoshihiro Sano

Yamaha Corporation of America

Silver Prize Sponsors

Beran Family

Choices Available Ltd.

East West Players

Frank Eguchi

Five Guys Operations, LLC

Glen Hamakawa

Randy Higa

Nancy Hiromoto

Keijiro Kent Hora

Hornblower Cruises & Events

The Huntington

In-N-Out Burger

Rikiko Kubo

Laugh Factory

Matthew Sanders

Michiko Murakami



Toyo Miyatake Studio

The Walt Disney Family Museum 

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