Columbus, Ohio- Adam Wallin, a native of Sweden and rising junior from Ohio State, was selected to represent his home country later this month in the 32n/a World Amateur Team Championships in France.
The tournament will take place from August 31 to September 3 at Le Golf National outside of Paris, France. Teams of three players will face the best amateurs in the world over 72 holes in stroke play. The biennial event is organized by the International Golf Federation, which comprises 151 national golf governing bodies in 146 countries, and 22 international professional tours and major championship organizations. Le Golf National hosted the 2018 Ryder Cup and will also host the Paris 2024 Olympic Games.
Wallin had a terrific sophomore season, posting eight Top 20 finishes averaging 71.97 over 11 events and 32 rounds. He also picked up his first collegiate victory, winning Colleton River Collegiate at 14 under par. Wallin had 10 rounds in the 60s and a total of 17 rounds at par or better. He was the Buckeye low finisher at that year’s NCAA Championship.
Already this summer, Wallin represented Sweden at the European Amateur Championship, the European Amateur Team Championship and the St. Andrews Trophy which was a match play between amateurs from continental Europe and Great Britain and England. Ireland.