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Historic win for Bajan golfer

April 19, 2024

Top Barbados female golfer, Emily Odwin, became the first Barbadian golfer to win an American Collegiate Conference Championship.

Playing with her S.M.U Mustangs University team, they staged a major comeback from a tournament-low 12-under 276 to move up two spots.

They then overcame a nine-stroke deficit to win the 2024 American Athletic Conference Women’s Golf Championship, becoming just the second team to repeat as champions.

Along with teammates Ellie Szeryk and Mackenzie Lee, Odwin had a 5-under 211 to lead her team’s charge.

Odwin, who transferred from the University of Texas Austin to Southern University Methodist, has played for her new school in all seven events out of those seven, they won four titles and she had four top-ten finishes.

Odwin is also the first Barbadian female to ever play NCAA Division One Golf.

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