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Matsuyama leads at home – Sport-Journal

The Japanese Hideki Matsuyama reached 3l leadership of the ZOZO Championship, of the PGA Circuit, after signing a 68-stroke course this Friday (2


The Japanese Hideki Matsuyama reached 3l leadership of the ZOZO Championship, of the PGA Circuit, after signing a 68-stroke course this Friday (2 under par) and take a one-shot advantage over American Cameron Tringale after two rounds of the tournament played at the Accordia Golf Narashino club in Chiba, Japan.

Matsuyama presented a card with three birdies and a bogey to take the first place with a -8 in a day that took place in the midst of low temperatures and rain. England’s Matt Wallace and American Brendan Steel tied for the third box at -6.

For his part, the Chilean Joaquín Niemann is fifth with a 5 under par after four ‘birdies’, three ‘bogeys’ and a double ‘bogey’, he shares a place with the Englishman Tommy Fleetwood and is ranked as the best Latin American in the competition, followed by Colombian Sebastián Muñoz who is seventh with -4. Collin Morikawa, third in the world ranking, is twentieth with -1, while Tokyo gold medal winner Xander Schauffele, who plays in the same group as Matsuyama, ranks 50th at +4.