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5 things to know about Francesca Fiorellini, who opened bogey-free at Augusta National Women’s Amateur


It’s time once again for one of the premier amateur events on the calendar.

Wednesday marked the first round of the 2024 Augusta National Golf Club at Champions Retreat Golf Club in Evans, Georgia, with players doing their best to position themselves on top of the leaderboard. Italian Francesca Fiorellini, who was in the first group off, shot a bogey-free 5-under 67 to take the early lead.

Fiorellini has a deep resume and has played in many of the biggest events in Italy and Europe, and she’s a name fans in the United States will get to know soon.

Here are five things to know about Francesca Fiorellini after her opening round at the Augusta National Women’s Amateur.