Better than Stacy? Fassi constructing impressive résumé with Razorbacks

Posted: May 17, 2018 at 2:20 a.m.

Arkansas golfer Maria Fassi smiles after finishing her round on Monday, June 19, 2017, during the local qualifier for the LPGA Walmart Northwest Arkansas Championship presented by P&G at Pinnacle Country Club in Rogers.

Former NCAA champion and 12-time LPGA Tour winner Stacy Lewis set the bar for women's golf at Arkansas, but Maria Fassi is poised to challenge Lewis' legacy.


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Maria Fassi glance

Class Junior

Major Recreation and Sports Management

Hometown Pachuca, Hidalgo, Mexico

Family Parents Andres and Fabiana; brothers Sebastian, Juan Pablo and Franco.

2018 stroke average 69.67

Noteworthy No. 1 ranked NCAA women’s golfer heading into the NCAA Championships. … Has won a school-record seven tournaments this season and has been the medalist 10 times in her career. … Career stroke average of 72.09. … First NCAA regional medalist for Arkansas after an 8 under at the NCAA Austin Regional on May 9. … Team has counted all 30 of her rounds this season, and she has a school record 25 rounds of par or better in 2017-2018. … Has posted 12 career rounds in the 60s. … Lost SEC medalist honors in extra holes to South Carolina’s Ainhoa Olarra on April 20.

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