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Miyazato wins by 2 in Japan

  • The Sports Network
  • Published Sunday, April 20, 2014, at 8:10 a.m.

Nagoya, Japan (SportsNetwork.com) - Yusaku Miyazato carded a 6-under 65 on Sunday to claim a 2-stroke victory at the Token Homemate Cup.

Miyazato earned his second career victory on the Japan Golf Tour at 14-under- par 270.

Miyazato entered the final round a shot behind overnight leader Daisuke Maruyama, but quickly raced ahead by starting his day with five straight birdies.

After parring his next four holes to make the turn at 13-under, Miyazato tripped to a bogey at the 10th.

However, he bounced right back with three birdies over his next four holes to reach 15-under before a bogey at the 16th dropped him back to minus-14. He parred his final two holes to finish there.

Hiroshi Iwata (67) finished in second place at 12-under, while Koumei Oda (65) took third at 11-under. Nobuhiro Masuda (67) and Adam Bland (69) shared fourth at 10-under.

Maruyama tripped to a 3-over 74 during his final round at Token Tado Country Club Nagoya to fall into a tie for 14th place at 6-under 278.

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