Q. Is your strategy tomorrow going to be the same as you used yesterday?
SHIGEKI MARUYAMA: I think it's going to be the same strategy as yesterday, because the odd holes are all the par 3s. So Izawasan, his iron play is good, so we'd like to have him play the par 3s.
Q. What would winning represent to you?
SHIGEKI MARUYAMA: Well, compared to football, the World Cup of Golf is not as popular. But, well, we'd like to celebrate just the two of us. (Laughing) Quietly.
With today's score leading, it's going to be in the newspaper big tonight.
Q. What do you think of the people, the Mexican people? The response to the Americans is obvious, but how is the response to your play?
SHIGEKI MARUYAMA: I've been to Los Cabos before and Los Cabos was a very beautiful place. This is a little different but it's been nice.
Esteban is a friend; it's a nice place. The only thing I'm having trouble with is there's not a lost Japanese food here.
Q. The meaning of the World Cup is to generate golf worldwide and winning such an event, will it make the recognition in Japan bigger?
TOSHI IZAWA: Being outside of Japan, it might be difficult to have publicity. Maybe if we were having a tournament and winning the tournament in Japan, the newspaper is the TV is going to show us a little bit more space. But outside of Japan, I don't know whether it will be publicized as much as it would be than if the event were in Japan.
SHIGEKI MARUYAMA: Ichiro is a top player in Japan and also he became a top player here. But compared to Nakata (ph), maybe we are winning.
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