|Born||12 December 1976|
Kagoshima Prefecture, Japan
|Height||1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)|
|Weight||90 kg (200 lb; 14 st)|
|Current tour(s)||Japan Golf Tour|
|Number of wins by tour|
|Japan Golf Tour||2|
|Best results in major championships|
|The Open Championship||CUT: 2010|
Oda was born in Kagoshima Prefecture. He spent much of his amateur career developing his skills at the Kagoshima Country Club. He competed in two Japan Golf Tour events in 2002 (Token Corporation Cup and Tsuruya Open) and despite missing the cut on both occasions, became a professional in time for the Fujisankei Classic where he once again failed to get past the second day. It was not until the Diamond Cup Tournament before he made his first cut, finishing T55.
It was not until the 2009 Japan Open that Oda shot to fame. He only just avoided being cut after two rounds and by round three was tied for 5th place. He went on to beat Ryo Ishikawa and Yasuharu Imano in a three-man playoff. Oda would win on the Japan Golf Tour again in 2014, when he took victory at the Mynavi ABC Championship. He would handily by 5 strokes over Koumei Oda and Hideto Tanihara.
Professional wins (3)
Japan Golf Tour wins (2)
|Japan Opens (1)|
|Japan majors (1)|
|Other Japan Golf Tour (1)|
|No.||Date||Tournament||Winning score||Margin of
|1||18 Oct 2009||Japan Open Golf Championship||−6 (74-70-71-67=282)||Playoff||Yasuharu Imano, Ryo Ishikawa|
|2||2 Nov 2014||Mynavi ABC Championship||−21 (68-67-66-62=263)||5 strokes||Koumei Oda, Hideto Tanihara|
- The Japan Open Golf Championship is also a Japan major championship.
Japan Golf Tour playoff record (1–0)
|1||2009||Japan Open Golf Championship||Yasuharu Imano, Ryo Ishikawa||Won with birdie on second extra hole|
Other wins (1)
- 2016 Kyusyu Open
Results in major championships
|The Open Championship||CUT|
Note: Oda only played in The Open Championship.
CUT = missed the half-way cut
- Ryuichi Oda at the Japan Golf Tour official site
- Ryuichi Oda at the Official World Golf Ranking official site
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