Amateur Team Canada

Canada’s Svensson ties for fourth in elite NCAA showdown

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Adam Svensson (Chuck Russell/Golf Canada)

El Paso, Tex. — Canada’s Adam Svensson finished tied for fourth place at the Sun Bowl Western Refining College All-America Golf Classic, shooting a 6-under par 207 on the week.

The 20-year-old native of Surrey, B.C. represented Barry University at the El Paso Country Club in a 19-player field that featured some of the NCAA’s top players.

New Mexico’s Gavin Green won the event with a 14-under par 199, seven shots better than runners-up Jonathan Garrick of UCLA and Rico Hoey of Southern California.

Svensson (70-68-69), who is a member of Team Canada’s National Men’s Team, had 12 birdies and an eagle in the 54-hole event.