Gator Annabell Fuller heads to Augusta National Women’s Amateur

Florida Gators’ own Annabell Fuller will attend the Augusta National Women’s Amateur for her third time on Wednesday. Fuller was recently named SEC Golfer of the Week and was the runner-up at the Clemson Invitational.

The Augusta National Women’s Amateur is an annual golf tournament for the highest-ranked women golf players around the world. Seventy-two women play 54 holes after 36 holes only 30 women make it to the finals. One woman will be announced the Augusta National Women’s Amateur 2022 Champion. According to the Augusta National Women’s Amateur website, “the event was established to inspire greater interest and participation in the women’s game by creating a new, exciting and rewarding pathway for these players to fulfill their dreams.”

The first two rounds are held on the Island and Bluff nines at Champions Retreat Golf Club on Wednesday. There will be a practice round for all players at Augusta National on Thursday. The final round is at the Augusta National on Saturday.

Fuller spoke with Steve Russell from Sportscene to talk about all things golf. She retells the first time she attended the Augusta National Women’s Amateur and how her experience was.

She explains to Russell the difficulty of the two different courses the golfers will be on.

Fuller said she go into the sport because her sister played the game and wanted to be just like her. She later found out that she had real potential in the sport and pursued it.

She tells Russell which hole of the course is her favorite and which hole she finds the most difficult.

According to the Augusta National Women’s Amateur website, the winner of the 2022 Augusta National Women’s Amateur Champion will “receive an invitation to the next five Augusta National Women’s Amateurs, the 2022 U.S. Women’s Open, the 2022 Women’s British Open, and any USGA, R&A and PGA of America amateur championships for which she is eligible for one year.”

The tournament will be broadcasted on the Golf Channel from March 30 to April 2.

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