The second round of the men's golf overseas major tournament, the British Open Championship, was held in the United Kingdom on the 16th, and Ryosuke Kinoshita was the only Japanese player to advance to the final round in 65th place.

Kinoshita, who was 91st on the first day, went around the second round with three birdies and two bogies, increased his score by one, and advanced to the final round in 65th place with a total of one over.

Both Takumi Kanaya and Ryutaro Nagano, who started from 48th place, dropped two scores and did not make one shot to advance to the final round with a total of two overs.

Tokyo Olympics representative Hoshino failed to qualify

Rikuya Hoshino, the representative of the Tokyo Olympics, lost the qualifying with a total of 6 overs, and Yuki Inamori with a total of 16 overs.

South Africa's Louis Oosthuizen, who was second in the PGA Championship and the US Open Championship this year, increased his score by five to maintain his sole lead with a total of 11 under.

Hideki Matsuyama has not participated.