TERADOMARI, Niigata Pref. (Kyodo) Up-and-coming Miho Koga claimed sole possession of the lead Saturday after a solid 6-under 66 heading into the final round of the Yonex Ladies Open.

The unheralded 21-year-old from Kumamoto sizzled on the putting greens at the Yonex Country Club in Niigata Prefecture, rolling in seven birdies against a lone bogey to take a one-stroke lead ahead of Hiromi Takesue on 9-under 135.

Chand grabs share

SHIMA, Fukuoka Pref. (Kyodo) Overnight co-leader Soshi Tajima birdied the final hole for a 4-under-par 68 amid torrential rain and took back the sole lead going into the final round of the Hisamitsu-KBC Augusta Golf Tournament on Saturday.

Fiji’s Dinesh Chand is one shot back after shooting a 68 Friday.

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