Teshima wins by 1 in Japan
06/08/2014 9:59 AM
06/08/2014 10:06 AM
Hyogo, Japan (SportsNetwork.com) - Taichi Teshima closed with a 1-under 71 on Sunday to win the PGA Championship Nissin Cupnoodles Cup.
Teshima ended at 9-under-par 279. This was his seventh victory on the Japan Golf Tour.
He got off to a fast start at Golden Valley Golf Club with birdies on one and two. He gave one shot back when he bogeyed the eighth. Around the turn, Teshima also bogeyed the 10th to fall back to even-par for his round.
Teshima birdied the 12th and 14th to move back to minus-10, but he bogeyed the 16th. He parred the last two holes to hang on for the win.
Kyoung-Hoon Lee and Koumei Oda both shot 71 in the final round and shared second at minus-8. They both had the lead on the back nine in the final round, but stumbled late. Lee bogeyed 15 and 16 to fall back to 8-under par, while Oda bogeyed three in a row from the 14th to slide to minus-8.
Dong-Kyu Jang (68) jumped into fourth place at 5-under 283. Hyung-Tae Kim (74) and Yusaku Miyazato (71) shared fifth at minus-4.
Join the Discussion
The Wichita Eagle is pleased to provide this opportunity to share information, experiences and observations about what's in the news. Some of the comments may be reprinted elsewhere on the site or in the newspaper. We encourage lively, open debate on the issues of the day, and ask that you refrain from profanity, hate speech, personal comments and remarks that are off point. Thank you for taking the time to offer your thoughts.