Julia Potter, 30, of Indianapolis, Ind., has been chosen by the United States Golf Association (USGA) to represent the United States in the South American Amateur Championship next month at Martindale Country Club, in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Jan. 13-16. Potter is among four USGA champions, including Scott Harvey, the 2014 U.S. Mid-Amateur champion, Matt Parziale, the 2017 U.S. Mid-Amateur champion, and Kelsey Chugg, the 2017 U.S. Women’s Mid-Amateur winner, to be selected to play in the 72-hole, individual stroke play competition for men and women.
Potter is making her second consecutive appearance in the South American Amateur after tying for second last year. She is one of five players to have won multiple U.S. Women’s Mid-Amateur championships. In 2013, she defeated Margaret Shirley, 19 holes, in the final. In 2016, she posted a 2-and-1 victory over Shannon Johnson. Potter is the director of member services for the Indiana Golf Office and was a 2008 P.J. Boatwright Intern for the Missouri Golf Association. She was an All-Big 12 Conference selection at the University of Missouri.
Content Courtesy of Brian DePasquale, USGA