Sept. 13, 2014
KARUIZAWA, Japan – Alabama sophomore men’s golfer Gavin Moynihan finished play at the 2014 World Amateur Championship, which was held in Karuizawa, Japan, with a 72-hole total of 13-under par 273 (69-70-64-70).
Moynihan finished the four-day event tied for 15th overall, recording four consecutive below-par scoring rounds.
Moynihan led his native country Ireland to an 11th-place finish at the tournament, as it finished with a team score of 27-under par 545 in a field that features 48 countries from around the world. Each nation is represented with three players, with the low two scorers counting toward the team total.
Fellow countrymen Paul Dunne (-11) and Gary Hurley (-5) also competed alongside Moynihan.
Playing two rounds on the par 71, 7,010-yard Oshitate Course and two rounds on the par 72, 7,008 yard Karuizawa Course, Moynihan finished the tournament with 16 birdies, 53 pars and only three bogeys.
The United States won the tournament title with a 38-under par 534.
Moynihan will now make his return to Tuscaloosa and will be eligible to compete for the Crimson Tide upon his return.
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