Saso 7 shots behind in Japan golfest

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Fri, 30 Oct 2020 07:52:15 +0000




Yuka Saso wavered at the finish on the way to two-over 74 for a joint 51st at the start of the Hisako Higuchi Mitsubishi Electric Ladies golf tournament paced by Minami Katsu in Saitama Prefecture, Japan yesterday.

Though Saso birdied two of the first three holes of the Musashigaoka Golf Course in Hanno City, she bogeyed the fourth after missing the green before dropping two strokes on the par-4 No. 6.

Her woes did not end there as she closed out her frontside stint with back-to-back bogeys.

Good thing she birdied the 16th, leaving her just seven shots off Katsu, who birdied three of the last five holes for a 67.

The 22-year-old Katsu was a stroke ah