Constanza Quiroga gets into the fight for the South American golf title

The Bolivian, Constanza Quiroga, had a brilliant performance this Friday in the third round of the South American Youth Golf that is disputed in the fields of Country Club Cochabamba (CCC) by ascending to second place in the individual competition, with 221 hits, and place herself as a candidate to win the women’s title that will be defined this Saturday.

In addition, in the team competition the girls rose from third to second place and they are also in the fight for the South American crown.

Quiroga went from sixth to second place with a total of 221 hits, only two more than the leader, the Colombian Ana Murcia (219), while the third box belongs to the Argentine Iara Martin (226).

The three are the main contenders for the championship and Bolivia is very close to reaching the top of the podium with Quiroga, who this Saturday will have the great chance to fight for that seat in the fourth and final round of the contest.


The young Bolivian was the best golfer of his branch on this day having reached 70 blows. None of the other 29 athletes surpassed it thanks to the fact that he stood out on the third, fourth, ninth and tenth holes.

Those 70 punches are added to the 151 he achieved in the first two rounds. to get to 221.

The national Sofía Blanco did not have a very good time by reaping 81 hits, which are added to the 150 she already had to reach a global of 231 and be tenth.

Bolivian María Suárez finished with 76 to have 239 overall that place it in eighteenth place.

In the male branch, Benjamin Chávez is the best Bolivian being twelfth with 226 hits.

Vicente Quiroga is fifteenth (229) y Jorge del Solar you are the twenty-fifth (240).

The Chilean Santiago Schele is located first (216), escorted by Paraguayans Erich Fortlage (217) and Benjamin Fernandez (218).

teams and mixed

Quiroga’s great performance gave an important boost to the women’s team, since with their 447 strokes they placed second in the general classification, just one stroke behind the leader Colombia (446). The podium is completed by Chile (450).

In the male branch, the boys remain sixth (453). Chile is at the top (428), followed by Paraguay (433) and Colombia (440).

The Quiroga brothers are the best national duo in mixed doubles, being fifth (450). Suárez and Chávez are fifteenth (465), while Blanco and Del Solar are eighteenth (471).

The Colombians Murcia and Mateo Payan went on to lead the classification (438).

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