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Three Mexican women in the Top 10 of an international golf tournament

The Women's Amateur Latin America 2021 (WALA) had several movements in the ranking, after the third round. The Mexicans Ana Isabel González (-1),


The Women’s Amateur Latin America 2021 (WALA) had several movements in the ranking, after the third round. The Mexicans Ana Isabel González (-1), Lauren Olivares (E) and Isabel Amezcua (+2), managed to position themselves among the best ten golfers, facing the last round. At the moment the Colombian María José Marín (-13) leads.

“It was a difficult day, I started very nervous, which cost me three bogeys, with bad decisions. Today the putts did not enter, but I played very well and tomorrow will be another day ”, commented Isabel Amezcua, who is located in ninth place; But this Sunday he will go out to finish among the top five golfers in WALA.

I’m looking for a Top 10 for now, although it would be incredible to be in the Top 5, I’m going without expectations, just playing my golf, “he added.

On the other hand, this Saturday the players had a special visit, since Annika Sörenstam, the former Swedish nationalized golfer from the United States, who became number one in the world in the nineties, arrived at the field.

I played the Annika Invitational, in Uruguay, a couple of years ago and I had the pleasure of meeting her. It was incredible, she is my idol! ”Said Isabel Amezcua excitedly.

Annika is a great promoter of golf worldwide. Today it is part of this event organized by The R&A and the ANNIKA Foundation, with the support of the Argentine Golf Association.

I think we are making a big difference. It is a historic week that we are having (…) When people come together for a common mission, for a common passion, something very special is created ”, said Annika.

On the other hand, this is how the 13 Mexicans who are playing the Women’s Amateur Latin America 2021 are located, at the Pilar Golf course:

7, Ana Isabel González (-1); 8, Lauren Olivares (E); T 9, Isabel Amézcua (+2); T 12, María José Martínez (+3); T 15, Andrea Gómez (+4) and Clarisa Temelo (+4); T 18, María Fernanda Martínez (+5) and Isabella Fierro (+5); T 22, Vania Simont (+6) and Paula Miranda (+5); T 31, Cory López (+8); T 37, Ana María Jiménez (+9); and T 41, Álison Gastelum (+12).

It is worth mentioning that, in addition to the Women’s Amateur Latin America 2021 trophy, which is in dispute, the tricolor are playing the opportunity to represent Mexico and the Mexican Golf Federation, in the tournaments:

The AIG Women’s Open in Muirfield in 2022, The Amundi Evian Championship 2022, The Women’s Amateur Championship, the Hilton Grand Vacations ANNIKA Invitational, the South American Amateur Championship, and the next edition of the Women’s Amateur Latin America.