Date: October 28, 2013
Author: Asia-Pacific Amateur

Aussies complete solid week at Asia Pacific Amateur

FINAL RESULTS Three Australians finished in the top 10 at the Asia-Pacific Amateur Championship as Korean Lee Chang-woo won the title at Nanshan International Golf Club in China yesterday. The Korean, who finished second alongside Rory McIlroy at last week&aposs Korean Open, fired a closing 70 for a 3-under-par total that earned him an invitation to next year&aposs Masters Tournament. He also secured a place in International Final Qualifying for The Open Championship along with runner-up Shohei Hasegawa of Japan, who shot a 71. Victorian Lucas Herbert was the highest-placed Australian after a final round 3-under par 68 moved him into a share of fourth place at 3-over par for the championship, six strokes behind champion Lee. U.S Amateur runner-up, Western Australia&aposs Oliver Goss finished in outright seventh place after a final round 72 left him at 4-over par for the championship. Fellow Western Australian Brady Watt was one stroke further back at 5-over par in a tie for 8th place. Western Australian Daniel Hoeve finished in a tie for 17th place while Queensland&aposs Taylor Macdonald finished in a tie for 20th place. Victorian Geoff Drakeford missed the 36-hole cut.