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Sophomore women's golfer Lucia Polo will represent Guatemala in the Women's World Amateur Team Championship beginning on Wednesday. She is just one of three representatives for her native country.
Polo will tee off at 10:05 a.m. local time on Wed., Sept. 3 at the Oshitate Course in Japan. Polo is paired with golfers from Portugal and Poland.
Teams from 51 different countries will play four rounds in a play-three-count-two format. They will play 18 holes a day over a four day span. The team with the lowest 72-hole score will win the event. South Korea has won the last two consecutive tournaments in 2010 and 2012.
The winner of the championship will have bragging rights to the Espirito Santo Trophy for two years.
For scoring of the event, click HERE.
The Tennessee women's golf program is gearing up for a big week.
On the home front, three Lady Volunteers are competing in the 82nd Tennessee Women's Amateur Championship. After 36-holes of Stroke Play competition, Blakesly Warren (T-3rd), AJ Newell (T-5th) and Teleri Hughes (T-8th) all advanced to Wednesday's Match Play competition. View the full leaderboard.
Lady Vol Scores
Blakesly Warren..... 72-72--144 (+2)
AJ Newell..... 72-73--145 (+3)
Teleri Hughes..... 75-73--148 (+6)
In addition, Erica Popson and Hannah Pietila are getting set to compete in the 2014 U.S. Women's Open in Pinehurst, N.C. The Women's Open will begin on Thursday at the Pinehurst No. 2 course (the same as the 2014 U.S. Open).
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While the rest of Knoxville was entering freezing temperatures, former Lady Volunteer standout Erica Popson was in the Bahamas competing in her very first LPGA Tour event.
The native of Davenport, Fla., made the most of her first Tour opportunity. Popson made the second round cut and finish T-44th, racking up a nice payday. Popson's final scorecard read 74-71-71-72--288 (-4).
A link to the final Pure Silk-Bahamas LPGA Classic can be found HERE.
Further south, current Lady Volunteer Lucia Polo was representing her country of Guatemala at the Central American Open. Not only did Polo's Guatemalan team emerge victorious, but Polo herself also won the individual championship! She finished the 54-hole tournament shooting 72-70-73--215.
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