Sophia Popov | Srivideo
Biography | Posted: Sunday, 23rd August
Born/Date of Birth: October 2, 1992
Place of Birth: United States
Height: 5 ft 7 in (170 cm)
Residence: Weingarten, Germany
College: University of Southern California
Turned professional: 2014
Current tour(s): Symetra Tour
Best results in LPGA major championships
ANA Inspiration: DNP
Women's PGA C'ship: T57: 2018
U.S. Women's Open: 72nd: 2016
Women's British Open: 67th: 2011
Evian Championship: DNP
Sophia Popov (born 2 October 1992) is a German professional golfer.
Born in the United States, Popov moved to Germany at a young age and holds dual citizenship. As an amateur, she played college golf at the University of Southern California. She won the 2010 International European Ladies Amateur Championship and played on the Junior Solheim Cup and Espirito Santo Trophy teams.
Popov has played on the Symetra Tour since 2016 and has four second place finishes: 2016 Chico's Patty Berg Memorial, 2016 Danielle Downey Credit Union Classic, 2017 Tullymore Classic and 2020 Founders Tribute at Longbow.
Popov played in the 2016 U.S. Women's Open at CordeValle Golf Club.
Popov was part of the German broadcast team for German television during the 2015 Solheim Cup.
- 2008 European Ladies' Club Trophy (individual), German Girls Championship (Under-16)
- 2009 European Ladies' Club Trophy (individual)
- 2010 International European Ladies Amateur Championship, PAC 10-SEC Challenge
- 2011 PING/ASU Invitational, PAC-10 Championship
- 2012 Battle at Rancho Bernardo
- 2013 SDSU Farms Invitational
- Junior Solheim Cup (representing Europe): 2009
- Espirito Santo Trophy (representing Germany): 2010, 2012
- European Ladies' Team Championship (representing Germany): 2011, 2013, 2014
- Vagliano Trophy (representing Continent of Europe): 2011(winners), 2013 (winners)