Chiba Prefecture, Japan – Hamilton, Ont. native Mackenzie Hughes shot one under 69 on Saturday while competing in round 3 of the ZOZO Championship.
Hughes would birdie five shots including the 18th hole to move him five spots up the leaderboard to finish the round T9.
When round 4 kicks off on Sunday at Accordia Golf Narashino Country Club, Hughes will be chasing Masters champion Hideki Matsuyama of Japan who holds a one-stroke lead over American Cameron Tringale at minus 10.
Fellow Canadian Roger Sloan moved up 11 spots to finish the round T56.
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