Vinny Papa Nearly Ties Course Record, Takes Medalist Honors at RI Women’s Am

Vinny Papa came up one shot short of the course record at Wanumetonomy en route to taking medalist honors at the Rhode Island Women’s Amateur on Monday morning. 

Papa posted a one-under par 72 to claim medalist honors by five shots over Newport’s Addy Douglas. 

She was the only player under par.

Vinny Papa

Papa will be the number one seed when match play begins on Tuesday. 

Papa’s sister, Gianna, will be the three seed in the tournament. 

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Vinny Papa’s Round

Papa opened the front nine with a birdies on two of the first three holes before saving par on the fourth and fifth holes. 

She then birdied the sixth and seventh holes to get to four-under par for the tournament. 

A rough patch hit on nine when she made bogey, and then bogeyed 11 and 12 to fall back to one under for the day. 

However, birdies on 14 and 16 saved her round from really going sideways, even thought she would bogey 17 and 18. 

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