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Stanley Finishes Third at Junior World Cup in Japan Future Tiger Fires 11-under-par 277

June 23, 2006

Clemson, SC-Future – Stanley Finishes Third at Junior World Cup in Japan Future Tiger Fires 11-under-par 277 June 23, 2006 Clemson, SC-Future Clemson golfer Kyle Stanley fired a four-round total of 11-under par 277 to lead the United States team to a fifth-place finish at the Toyota Junior Golf World Cup in Japan. The 72-hole tournament that included 15 teams and 60 of the top junior players from around the world, concluded on Friday. The event was played at the par 72 Ishino Course at the Chukyo Golf Club in Japan.

Stanley had rounds of 70-69-70-68 in finishing third individually. His 277 score was 15 shots better than the next best United States player. Marius Thorp of Norway won medallist honors with a 271 score, while Bjorn Akesson of Sweden was second at 276. Jesper Kennegard, also of Sweden, tied for third with Stanley.

Stanley’s 277 led the United States team, which had an 852 team score for the four days. Four players competed for each team and all four scores counted each day. Norway won the event with an 832 score, 32-under par. Sweden was second at 833, while host Japan was third at 839. Chinese Taipei was fourth at 848, followed by the US. Argentina was sixth at 853.

Stanley, who will enter Clemson in Augusta, is ranked among the top 10 junior players in the US by Golfweek.

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