IJGA’s Aaron Terrazas of Veracruz, Mexico, played for Team Mexico in the 2014 Toyota Junior Golf World Cup on June 24-27, 2014, in Japan where he placed ninth individually en route to a team eighth-place finish.
The Toyota Junior Golf World Cup is the only junior golf event to feature 20 national teams comprised of elite natives from each respective country. Following regional qualifying events, the 60 participating teams were cut down to the 20 teams that qualified to compete at Chukyo Golf Club Ishino Course in Toyota-shi, Japan.
The four-round event included boys teams from France, Norway, Italy, Japan, Korea, Thailand, Australia, USA, Canada, Venezuela, Argentina, Chile, South Africa, Zimbabwe and Mexico. Individually, Terrazas finished ninth with an impressive 6-under score to help Team Mexico to finish eighth with team scores of 208-219-205-213 — 845 overall. The 7-under score was just 10 strokes behind 2013 defending champions, Venezula.
Congratulations to Terrazas and his teammates on great success!
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