Rookie Perry secures T3 finish at Japan’s Heiwa PGM

Rookie Dylan Perry has secured a top-5 finish on the Japan Tour finishing in a share of 3rd position at the Heiwa PGM Championship.

Perry finished at 11-under-par, three strokes behind the winner Ho-Sung Choi and with the result moves to 36th on the Japan Tour money list.

Dylan Perry Dylan Perry (Credit: Anthony Powter)

It was Perry’s best result on the tour, his previous was a tied 8th place finish at the Token Homemate Cup earlier in the season.

The transition to the top ranks by Perry reveals a consistent performance patten in Japan having made the cut in nine of his fourteen tournaments. Perry has also recored two 66′s as his lowest score on tour.

Another Aussie, Brad Kennedy, was a shot behind Perry finishing at 10-under-par for a share of 5th position. Won Joon Lee also made the weekend to finish in a share of 60th position.

Brendan Jones, a multiple winner in Japan, missed the weekend, as did Adam Bland, Anthony Quayle, Matthew Griffin and David Bransdon.

Perry turned professional in 2019 following his share of 3rd place at the NSW Open in 2018.

As an amateur, Perry was runner-up at the 2017 British Amateur, and he won the Riversdale Cup in 2017, his third major amateur championship which added to this 2016 victories at the Victorian and Queensland Amateur.