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Jumbo Ozaki Leads Chunichi Crowns, Couples Five Back

April 26, 1996

NAGOYA, Japan (AP) _ Defending champion Jumbo Ozaki shot a 2-under-par 68 today for a two-stroke lead after the second round of the Chunichi Crowns.

Ozaki, 49, seeking his 75th career victory, had an 8-under 132 total on Nagoya’s Wago Course. Australia’s Peter Senior (66) and Japan’s Hirofumi Miyase (66) and Masayuki Kawahara (68) followed at 134.

Japan’s Toru Suzuki was in a group at 135 after a 63 and American star Fred Couples was five back at 137 after a 68. Craig Stadler shot a 67 for a 138 total and John Daly had a 71 for a 140 total.

The winner will receive $203,800 from the $1.13 million purse.

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