IBARAKI, Japan (AP) – Japan’s Koumei Oda opened a three-stroke lead in the Japan Open, shooting a 4-under 67 on Saturday on Ibaraki Golf Club’s East Course.
Oda had a 9-under 204 total in the Japan Golf Tour event.
Japan’s Masanori Kobayashi was second after a 69. Australia’s Scott Strange was third at 4 under after a 67.
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