- About HONMA -
Honma family is a branch of Sado Honma family, and is a leading merchant and Japan's largest landowner mainly in Sakata City, Yamagata Prefecture until the dismantling by liberalizing of farmlands. Honma family boasted their prosperity as being said, "Want to be at least a Lord, though far from Honma family's prosperity." Many past generations have extraordinary talents in culture and art as well as in business, and their pedigree is strongly inherited within the current Honma brand.
【 本間裕朗(HIROO HONMA) 】Former President of Honma Golf Co., Ltd.
Born in 1955 as the second son of the Honma family.
1Established Honma Golf Co., Ltd. with his brother, Hiroaki, in 1963.From this time on, Honma Golf started to make a hit and became famous worldwide.
Resigned from the company in 2005.He was involved in the production and design of golf clubs.