James, Canada Finish Seventh At World Amateur Team Championships
Sept. 30, 2012
ANTALYA, TURKEY – NC State sophomore golfer Augusta James shot even par, 72 to help her Canadian team finish in seventh place at the World Amateur Team Championships in Antalya, Turkey on Sunday. Canada was six shots off the pace of Korea, which won the team championship with a four-day total of 13-under par, 563. The competition was held at the Gloria Golf Courses.
James tied for 12th in the final individual standings at 2-under par, 286, tops among the Canadian contingent. In her final round, James played most of the front nine at 1-under after notching a birdie on the second hole, but she moved back to even following a bogey on the on the par-5 ninth hole. Even par at the turn, she posted another bogey on No. 15. After back-to-back birdies on Nos. 16 and 17 got her back to 1-under on her round, but she closed with a bogey at No. 18.
Her teammates, Brooke Henderson and Jennifer Kirby, both carded 1-under, 71s in Sunday’s final round. Henderson finished tied for 18th overall at 1-under, 287, while Kirby tied for 29th at 2-over par, 290 for the event.
James returns to action with her NC State squad at the Ruth Chris’ Tar Heel Invitational in Chapel Hill. The three-day tournament begins on Oct. 12.