• Kyodo


Reigning champion Hideki Matsuyama moved into a four-way tie for second after the second round of the Masters Tournament on Friday to sit five shots off American leader Scottie Scheffler.

Starting the day in 19th and at even par, Matsuyama piled up four birdies and a bogey for a 3-under 69 at Augusta National Golf Club to pull himself into contention. Scheffler, ranked No. 1 in the world, had seven birdies and two bogeys for a round of 67, tied for the best mark of the day.

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