Fassi wins Mexican Amateur for third time in four years


GUADALAJARA, Mexico — Arkansas junior Maria Fassi played to a 10-shot win at the Campeonato Nacional de Aficionadas 2018 in Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico, on Sunday.

Fassi dominated the four-day event shooting nine-under with scores of 66-71-76-66=279, at the Guadalajara Country Club. It is Fassi’s third title in four years at this event.

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Fassi had a solid fall helping the Razorbacks to a No. 3 final ranking after the first semester of the season. She is currently ranked No. 25 by the World Amateur Golf Ranking and is the No. 4 amateur player according to Golfweek.com.

Razorback teammate Dylan Kim finished tied for fourth shooting 75-74-74-72=295 and Cara Gorlei was 27th shooting 83-77-79-73=312 at the event.

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The Razorbacks won three of four fall events with Fassi leading the team with wins at the Mason Rudolph Classic and the ANNIKA Intercollegiate. She has a 69.00 season stroke average through four events.


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