OMITAMA, Ibaraki Pref. – Mamoru Osanai shot a 6-under-par 65 to take a one-stroke lead over Australian Paul Sheehan after the first round of the Acom International on Thursday.
Osanai carded seven birdies, including three in a row from the 14th, and a bogey on the par-71 Ishioka Golf Club course.
S.K. Ho of South Korea, Prayad Marksaeng of Thailand, Tatsuya Mitsuhashi and Yudai Maeda had 67s to share third place.