Bianca Pagdanganan is the third Philippine golfer in the Tokyo-bound national contingent, alongside Juvic Pagunsan and Yuka Saso.
She booked a trip to Japan through the second qualification quota after placing 42nd in the world rankings.
She first made a name for herself in the collegiate scene in the United States. There, she played for Gonzaga University before taking her talents to the University of Arizona, where she helped the Wildcats capture the 2018 NCAA Division I Women’s Golf Championships.
She made an impact for the Philippines when she suited up in the 2018 Asian Games and the 2019 SEA Games, earning a total of three golds and a bronze.
She first ventured into the professional golfing scene in 2020, seeing action in the Ladies Professional Golf Association (LPGA) tour.
Ohmer Bautista is a sports journalist who has covered local and international sporting events in the Philippines. The views expressed are his own.
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