Shingo Katayama shot a 1-under-par 35-36=71 in the opening round of the Nagashima Shigeo Invitational Sega Sammy Cup.
Shingo Katayama plans to return to competition at this week's Nagashima Shigeo Invitational Sega Sammy Cup.
Shingo Katayama withdrew on Sunday from the British Open.
Shingo Katayama withdrew from the U.S. Open this morning, citing an injury in his upper back.
Shingo Katayama crafted a 5-under-par 67 in the opening round of the Masters.
Shingo Katayama defeated Trevor Immelman 3&2 in the first round in the Jones Bracket of the WGC-Match Play.
Shingo Katayama has qualified for the 2009 U.S. Open after finishing atop the Japan Golf Tour money list while sitting 34th in the world ranking.
Shingo Katayama withdrew from the PGA Championship on Wednesday, citing a recurring back injury.
Shingo Katayama withdrew on Monday from the British Open.