Japanese golfer shoots 19 on par-3 hole
TOKYO -- Superstitious or not, Japanese golfer Mitsuhiro Tateyama is likely to shudder whenever he comes across the number 19 in future after an horrific round Thursday at the Acom International.
Still, Tateyama could see the funny side after setting a Japanese record by taking 19 on a par-3 hole at the Ishioka Golf Club.
The 38-year-old found the rough with his second shot before hitting it into bushes where he took 14 shots to hack the ball out. At he least avoided three-putting.
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