Mr. Takata participated in the annual Japan America Society Golf Tournament at Seacliff Country Club in Huntington Beach, CA in September, 2018. It was a fun day and there were many golfers participating. Mr. Takata saw many of his longtime friends at the event. Mr. Takata won an autographed Honda racing hat signed by Takuma Sato. Mr. Sato won the famous formula car race called the Indianapolis 500 in 2017.