Greaser, Team USA finishes 3rd in World Amateur Tag Team Championship



Austin Oilera senior from the University of North Carolina, finished third in the individual standings and helped lead Team USA to a third-place finish at the 2022 World Amateur Tag Team Championship on Saturday near Paris, France.

Greaser fired a 4-under 67 in the fourth and final round today at Le Golf National, site of the 2018 Ryder Cup. The 67 tied the third-lowest round of the day among the 211 players in the group of 56 teams.

The Vandalia, Ohio native birdied seven today and finished all 72 holes under 15,271. He was two shots behind Tobias Jonsson of Sweden and one behind Taiga Semikawa of Japan. Jonsson birdied the last hole to secure the win.

Team USA placed third at 27 under par. Italy won the team championship at 31-under 541, just one shot ahead of Sweden. The United States was third, Norway fourth at -25 and Spain third at -23.

Greaser shot 68-67-69-67, one of only two players to shoot in the 60s in all four rounds (the other was Maximilian Steinlechner of Austria and NC State).

Stanford’s Team USA teammates Greaser Michael Thorbjornsen are tied for 11e at 11 uncer 275 and Gordon Sargent of Vanderbilt, the 2022 NCAA champion, tied for 36e at 3-less than 283.

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