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Player Bio: Sofia Garcia2022 U.S. Women's Open


Age: 23
Country: Paraguay
College: Texas Tech
Worldwide professional victories: 0
Road to Pine Needles: Qualified at St. Louis, Mo., site on May 4

The native of Paraguay will make her U.S. Women's Open debut after shooting 2-under-par 142 (70-72) at Fox Run Golf Club. Garcia turned professional last summer after a standout career at Texas Tech, where she posted a career stroke average of 72.2, a school record. In 2019, she was a second-team All-American by the Women's Golf Coaches Association. She represented Paraguay in the 2016 Women's World Amateur Team Championship, and captured consecutive South America Women's Amateur titles in 2015 and 2016. Last summer, she posted six top-10s on the Women's All-Pro Tour.

U.S. Women's Open Playing Record






2022 Pine Needles Lodge & Golf Club 72-73-77-74—296 +12 T-60