Australia rallies to win Women's World Am Team Champ.


KARUIZAWA, Japan - Minjee Lee shot a 7-under 65 and Su Oh had a 66 in Australia's comeback victory Saturday in the Women's World Amateur Team Championship.

Seven strokes behind leader Canada entering the day, Australia broke the tournament record for lowest round score at 13-under 131 and four-day total at 29-under 547. Shelly Shin had a 74 for Australia, with only the top two scores each day counting in the team total.

The top teams finished on Karuizawa 72 Golf East's Iriyama Course. The 18-year-old Lee, No. 1 in the world amateur ranking, shot a 64 on Friday on the Oshitate Course to give Australia a chance to win the Espirito Santo Trophy for the third time.

Canada finished second at 27 under, with 16-year-old Brooke Henderson winning the individual title at 19 under. Lee was second, three strokes back.

Henderson closed with a 68. Ranked second in the world, she was the low amateur at the U.S. Women's Open and the U.S. Women's Amateur runner-up.

Brittany Marchand added a 72 for Canada, and Augusta James had a 75.

South Korea, the 2010 and 2012 winner in the biennial, was third at 26 under, and Denmark was fourth at 20 under.

The United States tied for fifth at 19 under. Allison Lee shot 68, U.S. Women's Amateur champion Kristen Gillman 71, and Emma Talley 74.

Australia also won in 1978 and 2002.