Golf: Soft-spoken Nakajima carries a wicked wedge

Keita Nakajima, seen competing at the Asian Games where he won gold, will be leading the field at the New Tanjong course.
Keita Nakajima, seen competing at the Asian Games where he won gold, will be leading the field at the New Tanjong course.PHOTO: AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE

There was a well-placed putt on the ninth hole at Perth's Lake Karrinyup to help write his name into Australian golf's history books, and then a consistency to secure a wire-to-wire victory for the men's individual gold in the Asian Games at Jakarta's Pondok Indah in August.

Keita Nakajima has enjoyed a brilliant year, but the 18-year-old is not quite done yet.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on October 03, 2018, with the headline 'Soft-spoken Nakajima carries a wicked wedge'. Subscribe