Golfer Daniela Darquea finished second in the Portland Classic tournament
golfer, Daniela Darquea achieved a historic second place in the Portland Classic one of the most traditional golf competitions in the world. This is the first podium of the Ecuadorian Tour of the Professional Golf Association for Ladies (LPGA).
Darquea finished the competition with 270 hits, just one shy of the tournament champion, the American Andrea Lee. Born in Quito, she was the first Ecuadorian woman to qualify for the Olympic Games in golf.
Darquea participated in Tokyo 2021. With this second place, he moved from 413th to 218th place in the LPGA rankings and rose to 59th place in the season standings. Additionally, he won US$139,000.
“I’m very happy with what I did, I came to this tournament with all my energy and it went pretty well,” Darquea said after the competition.
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Daniela had a great participation in this contest which allowed him to enter the LPGA Main Draw for the 2023 season. “Last year was really bad and I wasn’t where I needed to be. After that I’m very excited for what’s to come,” commented.
The next goals of Darquea will be promoted to the LGPA rankings and will secure their place in Paris 2024.
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