TOGO, Aichi Pref. (Kyodo) Tetsuji Hiratsuka had the day’s low round with a 6-under 64 to open up a four-shot lead after the third round of the Chunichi Crowns on Saturday.
The four-time winner on the JGTO tour posted six birdies without a bogey on the par-70 Nagoya Golf Club Wago Course in Aichi Prefecture, moving to 13-under 197.
Hiratsuka, who had a one-shot lead at the start of the round, got off to a birdie-birdie start and picked up further strokes at Nos. 7, 11, 16 and 18.
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