Katayama, Tanaka Share Casio Lead
IBUSUKI, Japan (AP) _ Shingo Katayama and Hidemichi Tanaka each shot 4-under 68s Saturday and tied for the lead after the third round of the $1.3 million Casio World Open.
Tanaka eagled the par-4 first hole and had four birdies against two bogeys at the 7,105 yard, par-72 Ibusuki Golf Club. He had a 54-hole total of 9-under 207. Katayama had six birdies and two bogeys.
Second-round co-leader Joe Ozaki shot a 73 and shared third at 208 with Toshimitsu Izawa, who had a 70.
Jumbo Ozaki, Joe’s older brother, fired a 70 for 213.