September 22

Yeh ends top at Sega Sammy tourney

first_img IN FIVE EASY PIECES WITH TAKE 5 Yeh’s victory at The North Country Golf Club in Hokkaido gave him his second career title on the Japanese tour and first since the 2003 ANA Open. He earned the winner’s check of 24 million yen.“I really enjoyed playing today and my drives and putting were pretty good,” Yeh said. “I kept on attacking especially on the par-5 holes without getting overly defensive.”On the par-5 13th, he faced the danger of having his lead cut after hitting into a pond. But he recovered with a superb shot to save par and went on to victory.Hoshino shot a solid 69 but came up short in his bid for his second career victory, finishing the week at 8-under 280. Jeon claims title ITAKO, Ibaraki Pref. (Kyodo) South Korea’s Jeon Mi Jung claimed her second career title in Japan after shooting a final-round 71 that gave her a two-stroke victory Sunday at the Philanthropy LPGA Players Championship.Overnight leader Jeon added the first title on the tour she captured two weeks ago with an 11-under-par 277 total, holding off a charge by Nikki Campbell of Australia at Itako Country Club in Ibaraki Prefecture. CHITOSE, Hokkaido – Overnight leader Yeh Wei-tze of Taiwan held on to win the Sega Sammy Cup by four strokes after shooting the low round of the day Sunday with a 6-under-par 66.Yeh, 33, gained a one-shot advantage over Hidemasa Hoshino and Azuma Yano after three rounds, increased his lead with three birdies through seven holes and wrapped up his blemish-free round with three straight birdies for a winning total of 12-under 276.center_img GET THE BEST OF THE JAPAN TIMESlast_img

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