The American carried over his strong play from the third round of the ZOZO Championship to dominate for a six-stroke victory over Beau Hossler and Eric...
Satoshi Kodaira was still in contention after a 69 that left him tied for fifth in the ZOZO Championship. Eric Cole and Beau Hossler were a...
Japanese golfers Satoshi Kodaira and Yuki Inamori have strong second rounds in the ZOZO Championship to stay in the title chase in Chiba Prefecture.
Mikumu Horikawa is one shot off the pace at the ZOZO Championship, while 2021 Masters champion Hideki Matsuyama struggled in his opening round.
Although he's been dealing with back issues, Hideki Matsuyama says he's ready to contend for the ZOZO Championship title in Inzai, Chiba Prefecture.
The American made a clutch birdie on No. 17 to take a two-stroke lead to the final hole at the Accordia Golf Narashino Country Club.
The American, who has roots in Japan, was steady throughout and came up big on the final hole.
The former world No. 1 amateur is alone in fifth place after a spectacular 63 at the Accordia Golf Narashino Country Club.
The defending champion will need a strong round to get back into contention as he bids to become the first two-time winner of the tournament.
The local favorite made up for missing out at the inaugural tournament and the Olympics with a clutch performance on home soil.
The Japanese fan favorite held a one-shot advantage over American Cameron Tringale following the second straight round.
The Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks skipper, who has guided his club to five Japan Series titles since 2015, is not expected to remain in charge in 2022.