Aussies finish 4th at Toyota Junior World Cup

Norway fired a 7-under 206 in Friday’s final round to win the Toyota Junior Golf World Cup 2014 in Toyota City, Aichi-Prefecture, Japan.

The Norwegian team finished the tournament at 21-under, four strokes clear of the United States and Venezuela, who tied for second at 17-under.

Zach Murray Zach Murray (Credit: Anthony Powter)

Australia finished in fourth at 16-under, one stroke ahead of Italy. Chile shot 7-under in the final round to move up to sixth, two shots ahead of Canada. Mexico, Japan, South Africa and France also finished the tournament under par.

Venezuela’s Jorge Garcia repeated as individual champion finishing at 21-under and eight strokes ahead of runner-up Australian Brett Coletta at 13-under.

Chile’s Joaquin Niemann claimed third place at 11-under, one stroke ahead of Cameron Young of the United States (-10).

Victoria’s Zach Murray also had a fine tournament securing a top-10 finish in the individual rankings at 5-under.

Murray now heads to the US Junior Amateur at The Woodlands in Texas starting 21 July, before touring the UK and competing in the British Boys Amateur at Prestwick and Dundonald Links starting 12 August.