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Hendry reaches quarter finals at ISPS Handa Match Play

Hendry continues good Japan Tour season. (Photo: Bruce Young)
New Zealander Michael Hendry is through to the quarter-finals of the Japan Golf Tour's A$2.5 million ISPS Handa Match Play Championship.

The current New Zealand Open Champion easily accounted for 21-year-old rookie Rikuya Hoshino at the Hamano Golf Club in Chiba Prefecture. 

Hendry was 5 up by the turn and eventually won 6&5 over his much younger rival to set up a quarter-final encounter with Tadahiro Takayama.

Hideto Tanihara, the leading world ranked player in the field, was narrowly defeated by South Korean Hyun Woo Ryu.

Tanihara fought back from a three-hole deficit to take the match to the 18th hole before losing 1 down.

Yuta Ikeda, who like Tanihara might have been in consideration for a Presidents Cup captain’s pick, won his match to advance to the quarter-finals and is perhaps now the favourite to take the title.   

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