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AUGUSTA, Ga. – For a second year in a row, an Australian is leaving the Masters with a trophy.

Oliver Goss won the Silver Cup as the low amateur, joining Jim Ferrier (1940) as the only Australians to earn the honor.

"There's certain points in your career, certain tournaments that do change your game, and I think this is one of them," said Goss, who is a sophomore at Tennessee. "This is the pinnacle of golf, so I can't see how this couldn't change your game. I'm looking to learn a lot after this week."

Goss only broke par one day, shooting a 1-under 71 on Friday, and finished the tournament at 10 over. He also has an exemption to the U.S. Open as the runner-up at the U.S. Amateur, and said he's putting off a decision on turning pro until after Pinehurst.

In the meantime, he had souvenirs to buy at the Pro Shop – including something nice for his girlfriend, who helped organize a party for his 20th birthday Saturday.

"It was really cool," Goss said. "Probably the last six birthdays, I've always spent it on the road playing. And I think it's something I got used to, kind of, through my teenage years. But this has been the best birthday."

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