"If the conditions stay the same, I don't think really low scores are possible," said Hasegawa, who has made the cut in three Japan Golf Tour events this year. "The key is knowing which holes to attack and which holes to be conservative."
"My putting let me down over the weekend, and I hope to return next year to get the trophy," Hasegawa said. "But I'm very glad to have a chance to qualify for the (British) Open. I think this is a great chance for my golfing career."