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Singapore Finishes 36th at the WWATC

Sep 6, 2014

BERKELEY – California senior Jo Ee Kok and her Singapore team finished 36th at the World Amateur Team Championships held at the Karuizawa 72 East Golf Club in Karuizawa, Japan.

Along with teammates Sock Hwee Koh and Amanda Tan, Kok’s team has a score of 150-146-147-158=601 (+25) at the biennial amateur event.

In Saturday’s final round, Kok scored a 79 (+7) of the week while competing on the 6,309-yard Oshitate Course. She carded two birdies on the day – matching her best in the tournament – and placed 109th individually with a 75-78-78-79=310 (+22).

Australia (Minjee Lee, Su Oh, Shelly Shin) shot seven strokes better than every other team to take a big jump and win the tournament with a 547 (-29). Canada (Brooke Henderson, Augusta James, Brittany Marchand) finished second with a 549 (-27), followed by the Republic of Korea with a 550 (-26) to round out the top three.

World Amateur Team Championships
The World Amateur Team Championships are a biennial amateur event organized by the International Golf Federation (IGF) with women’s teams from across the world competing for the Espirito Santo Trophy. Fifty teams of three players representing their home countries are competing at the 2014 edition, with the two lowest scores from each team constituting the team score for the round. Four rounds of stroke play are held to determine the champion.