Sophia Popov overcomes losing her LPGA card, long battle with Lyme disease to win AIG Women’s British Open
Sophia Popov, a last-minute entry into the Women’s British Open, shot a closing three-under 68 to become the unlikely winner.
“I almost quit playing last year.” That sentence might go down as one of the most unlikely ever spoken during an AIG Women’s British Open champion’s speech. But it’s Sophia Popov’s reality.
Popov isn’t the only golfer struggling with Lyme/MSIDS: https://madisonarealymesupportgroup.com/2017/04/20/pga-golfer-jimmy-walker-has-lyme-disease/