Sophia Popov

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Sophia Popov
Personal information
Born c.1993
United States[1]
Height 5 ft 7 in (170 cm)
Nationality  Germany
Residence Weingarten, Germany
Career
College University of Southern California
Turned professional 2014[1]
Current tour(s) Symetra Tour
Best results in LPGA major championships
ANA Inspiration DNP
Women's PGA C'ship T57: 2018
U.S. Women's Open 72nd: 2016
Women's British Open 67th: 2011
Evian Championship DNP

Sophia Popov (born c.1993[1]) is a German professional golfer.

Amateur career[edit]

Born in the United States, Popov moved to Germany at a young age and holds dual citizenship.[1] As an amateur, she played college golf at the University of Southern California.[2] She won the 2010 International European Ladies Amateur Championship and played on the Junior Solheim Cup and Espirito Santo Trophy teams.

Professional career[edit]

Popov has played on the Symetra Tour since 2016 and has three second place finishes: 2016 Chico's Patty Berg Memorial, 2016 Danielle Downey Credit Union Classic, and 2017 Tullymore Classic.[3][4]

Popov played in the 2016 U.S. Women's Open at CordeValle Golf Club.[5]

Popov was part of the German broadcast team for German television during the 2015 Solheim Cup.[6]

Amateur wins[edit]

  • 2008 European Ladies' Club Trophy (individual)
  • 2009 European Ladies' Club Trophy (individual)
  • 2010 International European Ladies Amateur Championship, PAC 10-SEC Challenge
  • 2011 PING/ASU Invitational, PAC-10 Championship
  • 2012 Battle at Rancho Bernardo
  • 2013 SDSU Farms Invitational

Source:[7]

Team appearances[edit]

Source:[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Sophia Popov Makes Pro Debut in Germany". Ladies European Tour. 16 July 2014. Retrieved 13 January 2018.
  2. ^ "USC Nails Down Spot Into 3rd Straight NCAA Match Play Bracket". University of Southern California. 22 May 2017. Retrieved 13 January 2018.
  3. ^ "Sophia Popov – Results". Symetra Tour. Retrieved 13 January 2018.
  4. ^ "The Path to LPGA Qualifying School Stage III - Sophia Popov". LPGA. 22 November 2017. Retrieved 13 January 2018.
  5. ^ Monaco, Lou. "Southwest Florida golf: Naples' Sophia Popov qualifies for U.S. Women's Open". Naples Daily News. Retrieved 13 January 2018.
  6. ^ "Healthier Sophia Popov Ready for 2016". LPGA. 18 February 2016. Retrieved 13 January 2018.
  7. ^ a b "Sophia Popov". World Amateur Golf Ranking. Retrieved 13 January 2018.

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