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Naomichi "Joe" Ozaki's bogey-free streak ended at a record 59 holes yesterdaybut his two-under-par 69 still gave him a nine-stroke victory in the PGA Philanthropy Tournament. in Kitatsuru, Japan. Ozakishot six birdies and four bogeys and finished with a fourth-round total of a 17- under 267 for his first title of the season. Ozaki's 59 bogey-free holes set a Japan PGA Tour record. His eldest brother, Masashi "Jumbo" Ozaki, had set the previous record of 56 holes in the Japan Open in May last year.

PGA PHILANTHROPY TOURNAMENT (Kitatsuru, Japan) Leading third-round scores (Japan unless stated): 267 N Ozaki 66 64 68 69. 276 T Yoneyama 72 67 66 71; E Mizoguchi 66 68 70 72. 277 T Suzuki 72 66 68 71; K Takahashi 67 70 71 71; 72 67 66. 279 M Kimura 68 72 67 72; N Sugiyama 68 68 72 72. 280 K Murota 71 67 68 74; M Kusakabe 72 66 74 69. 281 Y Hagawa 74 69 68 70; H Meshiai 72 70 67 72; Y Mizumaki 67 66 73 75; T Hamilton (US) 67 76 69 70.

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