26 Apr 2013

Japanese great beats his age with 62

10:23 am on 26 April 2013

The great Japanese golfer, 66-year-old Masashi 'Jumbo' Ozaki, is celebrating a rare feat, having beaten his age by shooting a nine-under 62 in the first round of the Tsuruya Open, a Japanese PGA tour event.

Ozaki, the Japan Tour's most prolific winner with 94 victories, still plays regularly on the circuit but last lifted a title 11 years ago.

His best finish in a major championship was a tie for sixth at the 1989 US Open, and his only tournament victory outside Japan was the 1972 New Zealand PGA Championship.