Kaze no Daichi (風の大地?, "Windy Plains") is an ongoing golf manga written by Nobuhiro Sakata (author of Dan Doh!!) and illustrated by Eiji Kazama. It has been published by Shogakukan in Big Comic Original since 1991 and collected in 46 tankōbon volumes as of May 2008. It received the 1994 Shogakukan Manga Award for general manga.[1]

The series is the story Keisuke Okita, who takes up golf at the age of 24 and through talent, hard work, and good coaching quickly turns pro. After a good performance in Asian professional golf tours, he enters the British Open, where he falls in love with his caddy, Lily. He later participates other major golf tournaments, including the Masters Tournament.


  1. "小学館漫画賞: 歴代受賞者" (in Japanese). Shogakukan. Retrieved 2008-06-19. 

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