FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (KNWA) – Maria Fassi wins the 2019 NCAA Women’s Golf Individual Championship at Blessings Golf Course on Monday finishing at 8 under.
Fassi came into the final round of stroke play one shot back from the lead at -3. Sierra Brooks of Florida held the lead at -4. She shot even par Monday to remain at -4, and giving Maria an opportunity to take the lead. She did not hesitate.
Known for her aggessive style of play, Maria attacked her home course birding holes 2,6,8 &12 before a weather delay was called. Fassi then birdied 16 to move to 8 under. The senior fired a bogey free round of 68 with 5 birdies to take the title.
Fassi is the first Arkansas Razorback to win the individual title since Stacy Lewis did it in 2007.
As for Arkansas as a team, the Razorbacks finished in the top 8 to advance to the Match Play portion of the tournament. The top 8 teams will compete on Tuesday and Wednesday for a team title.