Simmermacher Selected To represent Argentina At World Amateur Championships
By ODU Athletics
NORFOLK, VA-- Old Dominion University incoming freshman golfer, Maggie Simmermacher (Buenos Aires, Argentina) has been selected to represent Argentina at the World Amateur Team Championship, which will take place September 3-14, 2014 in Japan. Currently, Simmermacher is the No. 1 ranked Amateur and Youth Golfer in Argentina.
The World Amateur Team Championship is a biennial international amateur golf competition rotated among three geographic zones of the world: Asia-Pacific, American and European-African. The field is comprised of the best amateur golfers in the world, including many of the top collegiate golfers as well. The winning team in the women’s competition receives custody of the Espirito Santo Trophy for the ensuing two years.
Maggie Simmermacher was selected to lead the team as a result of her strong performances last year. Simmermacher won three tournaments, which include the 2013 Campeonato Abierto Argentino de Damas Hurlingham, the 2014 Copa de Oro Mar del Plata and the 2014 Campeonato Nacional por Golpes. She placed third at Doral Publix Junior Classic, sixth at Duke of York Young Champions Trophy and the South American Junior Championship. Simmermacher is currently ranked #313 on the World Amateur Golf Ranking.