World Junior Girls Championship for Canada


World Junior Girls Championship for Canada
World Junior Girls Championship for Canada © Getty Images Sport - Octavio Passos / Stringer

In the World Junior Girls Golf Championship presented By Sargent Farm, the world team championship of the category played on the course of the Brampton Golf Club (par 71), in Brampton, Ontario, Canada, Italy (Francesca Fiorellini, Matilde Partele, Natalia Aparicio) finished in ninth place with 584 (146 144 152 142, +16) shots in the team ranking and Francesca Fiorellini, eighth with 288 (73 70 74 71, +4), finished among the top ten in the individual .

World Junior Girls Championship, results

The tournament was won for the first time by Canada with team 1 (Anna Huang, Vanessa Zhang, Vanessa Borovilos) which made 564 (141 142 143 138, -4) shots and which by regulation is the only nation that can deploy two teams.

They practically sprinted past South Korea, second with 565 (-3), who failed to become the first team to win three times after the successes of 2015 and 2019. In third place with 572 (+4) the Czech Republic, in fourth with 573 (+5) Sweden, in fifth with 576 (+8) Mexico, in sixth with 577 (+9) the United States, at the top after three rounds together with the winners and Korea, then Belgium (580, +12) and Spain (583, +15), which was defending the title.

In the individual, the Czech Denisa Vodickova prevailed with 277 (72 68 66 71, -7), who preceded Anna Huang (280, -4) and the Korean Soomin Ho (281, -3). In fourth position with 283 (-1) the Belgian Savannah De Bock, in fifth position with 286 (+2) the Swede Nora Sundberg and in sixth with 287 (+3) the Mexican Clarisa Temelo and the American Chloe Kovelesky.

In 28th place with 300 (+16) Natalia Aparicio (74 76 79 71) and Matilde Partele (73 74 78 75). The tournament, now in its eighth edition, began in 2014 and has always taken place in Canada, but in 2020 and 2021 the event was canceled due to the pandemic.

The Italians won it in 2018 with Caterina Don, Emilie Alba Paltrinieri and Alessia Nobilio and also reached the podium in 2019, third with Carolina Melgrati, Alessia Nobilio and Benedetta Moresco. In the individual, the two second places (2017 and 2018) and the third (2019) for Alessia Nobilio and the third for Caterina Don (2016).

Overall there were two successes for Spain and South Korea and one for Italy, the United States, the Philippines and Canada. The Italian team was accompanied by Roberto Zappa, Technical Commissioner of the National Women's Amateur Team, and by Alex Senoner (Team Advisor).