Maruyama triumphs in Japan

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Chiba, Japan ( - Daisuke Maruyama carded a 3-under-par 68 on Sunday to win the Bridgestone Open by three strokes.

Maruyama finished the tournament at 10-under 203 to secure his third Japan Golf Tour title and earn an invite to the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational.

I. J. Jang shot 5-under 66 to finish solo second at 7-under 206, while Koumei Oda (67), Yoshinobu Tsukada (67), Tetsuji Hiratsuka (69) and Kurt Barnes (69) shared third at minus-6.

Two-time defending champion Toru Taniguchi ended in a tie for seventh at 5- under 208.