Korea fired the second-lowest round of the day, a 5-under 139, pulling away from the field to capture the 2023 Women’s World Amateur Team Championship on Saturday at Abu Dhabi Golf Club. Korea finished at 22-under 554 for the tournament, four shots clear of Chinese Taipei and five in front of Spain, which shot even par in the final round.
The United States finished T-6 after the low final round of 8-under 136, tying with Australia at 15 under. Auburn commit Anna Davis, the 2022 Augusta National Women’s Amateur winner, shot 6 under for the tournament. Megan Schofill, the 2023 U.S. Women’s Amateur champion, and Rachel Kuehn each finished at 4 under.
Cindy Hsu, a sophomore at Texas from Chinese Taipei, won the individual competition, shooting 13-under 275. She topped Cayetana Fernandez Garcia-Poggio, a freshman at Texas A&M and No. 2 in the World Amateur Golf Ranking, by two shots.
Korea’s highest finisher was Kyorim Seo, who placed third at 10 under.
The WATC is a biennial competition comprised of two or three golfers from 36 countries playing four days of stroke play with the two lowest scores every day being counted.