JUAN CARLOS: NEW ZEALAND FINISHES RUNNER-UP IN ARGENTINA

13/11/2012

New Zealand amateurs Joshua Munn and Jordan Bakermans have finished runner-up at the prestigious Juan Carlos tournament in Argentina.

 

 


The Kiwi pair finished on a nine over par combined total of 577 for four rounds to finish 13 shots back from runaway champions Australia.

 

Munn, who recently became the first amateur to win two Charles Tour titles when he claimed the Harewood Open, led the way for New Zealand.

 

He opened with a four under par 67 at the Los Lagartos Country Club to be the leading player after round one. Munn added rounds of 71, 73 and 72 to finish on a one under total of 283 and in a share of third place on the individual leaderboard three shots back from Australian Geoff Drakeford.

 

Munn was well supported by Bakermans on his first international trip of this note.

 

The Christchurch Golf Club member, who earlier this year won the South Island Under 19s at the Timaru Golf Club, had rounds of 75, 74, 71 and 74 for a 10 over par 294 total.

 

They were two shots ahead of Ireland, who claimed third, and Argentina and South Africa were a further shot back in a share of fourth place.

 

It is a great result for the Kiwis who came close to following in the footsteps of Marcus Wheelhouse and Mark Brown who famously won the event in 1995.

  

Juan Carlos Golf Tournament – Los Lagartos Country Club,Argentina

564         Australia

577 New Zealand (Joshua Munn 67 71 73 72 – 283, Jordan Bakermans 75 74 71 74 – 294)

579         Ireland

580         Argentina, South Africa

583         Mexico

584         Canada

588         Peru

591         Uruguay

593         Spain

602         Netherlands

604         Italy

607         Finland, Switzerland

DNF       Colombia 

 

 

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  • OOM LEADERBOARD

    RANK PLAYER SCORE
    1 Koh, Tae 297.83
    2 Toomey, Luke 182.26
    3 Riordan, Blair 168.61
    4 Munn, Joshua 154.19
    5 McCall, Vaughan 147.73
    RANK PLAYER SCORE
    1 Keh, Mun Chin 267.09
    2 Guo, Lita 179.50
    3 Cassidy, Chantelle 135.67
    4 Alvarez, Julianne 113.00
    5 Khoo, Celyn 100.00