• Kyodo


Ryo Ishikawa missed the cut by two strokes in his first start of 2012 at the Sony Open in Hawaii on Friday.

Ishikawa shot an even-par 70 to finish at 1-over 141 and Asian amateur champion Hideki Matsuyama also failed to advance, while three of their compatriots — Komei Oda, Ryuji Imada and Tadahiro Takayama — reached the weekend rounds.

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