Date: November 01, 2010

Australians finish in tie for 26th in Argentina

FINAL LEADERBOARD The Australian team of Matt Jager (WA), Kieran Pratt (VIC) and Bryden Macpherson (VIC) have finished in a tie for 26th place with Mexico at the World Amateur Team Championships in Argentina. With the championship reduced to 54 holes due to poor weather, the Australians fired a final round score of 10-over-par. Bryden Macpherson finished with his best round of the tournament a 3-over-par 75 while Kieran Pratt finished with a 7-over-par 79. Matt Jager s 83 was non-counting. The Australians finished at 21-over-par for the championship. France lifted the Eisenhower Trophy for the first time in their history, capping an excellent performance over the three rounds. The French finished at 7-under-par, led by Romain Wattel, Alexander Levy and Johann Lopez-Lazaro. Denmark finished second, four strokes behind France, while the United States were one stroke further back in third place. New Zealand finished fourth. A total of 69 teams entered the men’s section of the World Amateur Team Championships. Organised by the International Golf Federation, teams of men and women come from all over the world to compete for the Eisenhower Trophy (men) and Espirito Santo Trophy (women) within three different zones: Asia Pacific, America and Europe & Africa. Players must be amateur golfers and follow the rules of The R&A or United States Golf Association.