Ishikawa misses cut in Japan major
Ryo Ishikawa missed the cut at the Japan Golf Tour Championship
on Friday, a day after he carded the worst score of his
The 19-year-old Ishikawa shot a 6-over 77 to finish 18 over for
the tournament and miss the cut for a second straight week. He
struggled with a 12-over 83 in the first round.
Masanori Kobayashi took a one-shot lead over South Korean Kim
Hyung-tae after a 68 moved him to 5 under. Kim fired a 66.
Kobayashi is looking for his second win in three events, having
defeated Ishikawa in a playoff at the Totoumi Hamamatsu Open two
Ishikawa has an exemption for the U.S. Open, which starts on
June 16 in Washington.