Date: September 06, 2010

Murdaca finishes with 71 at Sawgrass

CLICK TO VIEW FINAL SCORES Current Australian Boys&apos Amateur champion Anthony Murdaca finished in a tie for 42nd place at the Junior PLAYERS Championship at TPC Sawgrass. Playing the American Junior Golf Association event for the first time, Murdaca closed with his best round of the tournament – a 1-under par 71 – following his earlier rounds of 81 and 79. Murdaca finished with five birdies in the third round but two bogeys and a double bogey left him with a 71. Alabama local Michael Johnson lifted the trophy following rounds of 68-72-72 to finish at 4-under par for the tournament. Murdaca has had an impressive 2010 including his Australian Boys&apos Amateur victory and a sixth place finish at the Junior Open Championship at Lundin Links in Scotland. He also won the Golf SA Junior Masters earlier this year.