Miyazato wins Token Homemate, Bland 4th

BY Bruce Young | Japan Tour | 2014 Token Homemate Cup | Wrap | 20 Apr 2014

Yusaku Miyazato has won his second event in three starts on the Japan Golf Tour when successful by two shots in today’s Token Homemate Cup event in Nagoya.

Four months Miyazato, brother of former world number one female golfer, Ai, won his first Japan Tour event with victory at season (2013) ending the Golf Nippon Series event in Tokyo.

Today the 33 year old came from one off the 54 hole pace of Daisuke Maruyama with a final round of 65 to win by two over Hiroshi Iwata with Koumei Oda one further back.

South Australian left hander, Adam Bland, playing in just his second event as a cardholder in Japan and just his third Japan Tour event overall, tied for 4th collecting a cheque for close to $A60,000.

New Zealander Michael Hendry was the next best of the Australasians when he tied for 11th.

The Japan Tour now moves south to Hyogo for the Tsuruya Open.

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