• Kyodo


Overnight leader Orie Fujino shot her second straight 2-under-par 70 Saturday to extend her advantage to two strokes after two rounds of the 60 million yen Katokichi Queens women’s golf tournament.

Fujino carded five birdies, including two on the final three holes, and three bogeys on her second trip over the Yashima Country Club course in Kagawa Prefecture to stay atop the leaderboard with a total of 4-under total of 140.

Wilson makes move

TOGO, Aichi Pref. (Kyodo) Dean Wilson set himself up for a second victory in as many weeks Friday, shooting a 6-under-par 64 to vault into a tie for the lead with Justin Rose of England at the midpoint of the Chunichi Crowns tournament.

Wilson, the Japan PGA Championship title holder who won last week’s Tsuruya Open, followed up an eagle at the par-5 second hole with four birdies on his way to a 6-under 134 total at the Nagoya Golf Club’s Wago Course.

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