Amateur Team Canada

Canada finishes seventh at Toyota World Junior

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Matt Williams (Golf Canada/ Chuck Russell)

TOYOTA CITY, Japan – Team Canada’s Development Squad members collectively finished seventh after play came to a close on Friday at the Toyota Junior Golf World Cup.

Together, the Canadians fired a 3-under 213 on Friday’s final round to finish at 9-under par for the tournament. The team’s three lowest scores for the day were contributed by Matt Williams of Calgary (67), Tony Gil of Vaughan, Ont. (71) and Etienne Papineau of St-Jean-sur-Richelieu (72).

Williams stellar round also included an ace of the par 3, 6th hole.


Carter Simon (Sutton, Ont.) posted a final round of 75, which was discounted as the team’s highest for the day.

In the end, the Canadians trailed champion Norway by 11 strokes, who took home top spot with a four-stroke margin over runner-ups United States and Venezuela.

Individually, Carter Simon and Etienne Papineau finished tied for 15th at 1-under. Matt Williams came in tied for 33th at 3-over par and Tony Gil finished tied for 37th at 5-over par.

The Canadians climbed the leaderboard in the end, having been as high as 10th throughout the four stroke play rounds.

Click here for the leaderboard showing all 15 national team scores.