Sung-jae produces runaway win as Asians steal show

PETALING JAYA: South Korean star Im Sung-jae romped to a stylish 8 and 6 victory over American Maverick McNealy as the Asian brigade enjoyed a stellar opening day at the World Golf Championships Match Play Championship on Wednesday.

Countrymen Kim Si-woo Kim and debutant Tom Kim secured 4 and 3 and 2 and 1 wins over Chris Kirk of the United States and Sweden’s Alex Noren respectively while Japanese star Hideki Matsuyama ground out a 1-up victory over former champion Kevin Kisner at the Austin Country Club.

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