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Kozo Shimbo #3600

  • Hall of Fame Class: 2006
  • PDGA #: 3600
  • Birth Year: 1957
  • Hometown: Musashino/Tokyo, Japan

Kozo Shimbo, a wise, generous and benevolent heart and soul, Kozo Shimbo sets the standard for spirit and honor in Disc Golf. Shimbo San’s commitment to building the sport of Disc Golf is unquestioned. He is a founder of the Japanese Professional Disc Golf Association. He is responsible for establishing over fifty Disc Golf courses in Japan as well as the production and sponsorship of countless Disc Golf events and players throughout Japan and abroad each year. As the president of Hero Disc and Event Producer of the Japan Open Disc Golf Tournament, Kozo Shimbo continues to influence and elevate the sport and spirit of Disc Golf worldwide. Kozo Shimbo exemplifies the best of all of us in Disc Golf.