Vinny Papa Finishes 2nd at Commonwealth Classic

Entering the final round with a three shot lead, Vinny Papa finished second at the Commonwealth Classic on the Peggy Kirk Bell Girls Golf Tour at Lake Monticello in Virginia. 

Despite being four-over for the day, Papa came to the last hole (par-5, 18th) tied for the lead with Macie Rasmussen. 

Vinny Papa

Papa made a par on the hole, but Rasmussen drained a birdie putt to win the tournament by one shot. 

Rasmussen carded a two days score of 145, Papa had 146. 

Scoring HERE 

The Final Round  

Leading the tournament, Papa opened with three pars, before making bogey on the fourth and sixth holes. 

Her first birdie of the day came on the seventh hole. 

She gave it back with a bogey on the ninth hole to turn at 38. 

Rasmussen played her front nine at one-over to pick up a shot on Papa. 

On the back side, Papa bogeyed the tenth, birdied the 12th and bogeyed the 13th hole. 

Rasmussen played the first five holes of the side at two-under par to flip the leaderboard. 

However, Rasmussen would make back-to-back bogeys on 15-16, while Papa would bogey 15, and the two players were tied. 

Papa made the par putt, but Rasmussen made birdie to win. 

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