Offbeat US Tour: Popov and Masson in Singapore Seven Seven
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Sophia Popov and Carolina Masson Pile at the US tournament of professional lighters in Singapore Top Platzungen.
British Open Winner Sophia Popov (S. Leon-red) and the Twice Solheim Cup winner Carolina Masson (Gladbeck) Pile US tournament of professional lighters in Singapore top placards. With 137 beats each, the duo occupies the seventh place after two laps. The residue on the two high-speed Park Hee Young and Park Inbee (both South Korea) is four strokes.
The 28-year-old Popov is at position 25 the best Germans in the world ranking, followed by the three years older Masson, which is led to # 58. While Popov had landed twice the best of ten this year (8th and 10th), Masson is still waiting for a top result.
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