Zach Murray narrowly misses finals of US Junior Amateur Championship

Zach Murray
Zach Murray

11.23AM: WODONGA golfer Zach Murray has narrowly missed making the final eight in the US Junior Amateur Championships.

Murray was three down against US-based second seed Sam Horsfield with five holes remaining before hitting back strongly to take the matchplay contest down to the wire.

The Wodonga Catholic College student narrowly missed a putt on the 18th to square the match.

Murray defeated Philip Barbaree earlier in the day.