Japan win Junior Golf World 2010 Cup convincingly while South Africa finish in the middle of the pack
The Japanese Junior team blew all their opposition away on the final day of the Junior Golf World Cup when they recorded a final day team score of 206 (7 under) and a tournament team total of 822 (30 under). Their nearest competition, the USA, ended 14 strokes behind them on 836 (16 under).
South Africa put in a solid performance but never seemed to find their stride as they hung around in the middle of the leaderoard for the duration of the tournament.
The SA team closed with a final day score of 4 under par (209), their lowest team score for the week, and in a seventh place out of the twelve teams participating. The final days scores that counted for the SA team were 67 (Jerling), 69 (Stone) and 73 (Porteous).
The individual leaderboard saw a three way tie on 10 under par (274) between Asaji (Jpn), Connors (Can) and Bjerregaard (Den). Brandon Stone (RSA), with scores of 71 68 70 and 69, finished in a tie for 6th place four shots behind the leaders.
The other members of the SA team, namely Bruyns, Jerling and Porteous, finished in for T22nd, T25th and 38th respectively.