Koumei Oda shoots 67 to take 3-stroke lead in Japan Open

Published October 19, 2013

| Associated Press

Japan's Koumei Oda opened a three-stroke lead in the Japan Open, shooting a 4-under 67 on Saturday on Ibaraki Golf Club's East Course.

Oda had a 9-under 204 total in the Japan Golf Tour event.

Japan's Masanori Kobayashi was second after a 69. Australia's Scott Strange was third at 4 under after a 67.