Saturday, April 6, 2019
Jennifer Kupcho of the United States hits her tee shot on hole No. 2 during the final round of the Augusta National Women's Amateur, Saturday, April 6, 2019.
AUGUSTA, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) -- History has been made at Augusta National Golf Club as Jennifer Kupcho wins the first-ever Augusta National Women's Amateur.
The 21-year-old Wake Forest Senior will end her college career in May with full status on the LPGA Tour's new Q-Series event.
Kupcho has been steady in the lead since round one on Wednesday at Champion's Retreat. She will take home the silver trophy made in part with Tiffany and Co.
Kupcho, as the winner, will receive an invitation to the next five Augusta National Women’s Amateurs, the 2019 U.S. Women’s Open, the 2019 Women’s British Open, and any USGA, R&A and PGA of America amateur championships for which she is eligible for one year.
Maria Fassi, a 21-year-old University of Arkansas senior hailing from Mexico, was on Kupcho's heels the final two rounds. She takes second place.
Here is a look at the top ten:
1st - Jennifer Kupcho
2nd - Maria Fassi
3rd - Yuka Saso, Yuka Yasuda
5th - Zoe Campos, Kaitlyn Papp
7th - Beatrice Wallin, Haylee Harford, Haylee Moore
10th - Alice Hewson