Lucia Polo, an exchange student from Guatemala and a senior at New Garden Friends School has committed to the University of Tennessee at Knoxville.
Lucia Polo, currently training at the Precision Golf School in Greensboro, recently won the Peggy Kirk Bell Girls Golf Tour Invitational played at Stoney Creek Golf Club by three strokes over Shannon Brooks of Vienna, Virginia. Polo shot an even-par 70-72–142. Polo also won the 2011 title when the event was held at Stoney Creek.
Earlier this year, she won the Carolinas Junior title. Lucia lives with her host family, Lauren and Chris Haarlow and their children, during the year while she attends school and travels to tournaments. She will enroll at Tennessee in the Fall.