Posted April 15, 2012 on AP on Fox
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Australian Brendan Jones fired a 9-under 62 on Sunday to win the Japanese golf tour's season-opening Token Homemate Cup by two strokes. Jones, who started the final round tied for sixth, three strokes off the lead, carded nine birdies - including six on the back nine - to finish at 15-under 269 for his 11th career victory in Japan. The 37-year-old Jones took the lead with his first of four straight birdies on the 14th hole and finished two strokes ahead of Ryuichi Oda, who shot a 65. Overnight leader Shingo Katayama had a 69 to finish in a three-way tie for fourth at 11-under. Crowd favorite Ryo Ishikawa shot an even-par 71 to finish in 10th place at 7-under.
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