Maria Fassi recovering from knee surgery at home in Mexico

4/29/2021 3:50:12 PM EST

Maria Fassi says she is recovering at home in Mexico following knee surgery.

"Gutted to share with you guys that after a few weeks of playing with pain on my left knee we discovered a tear," Fassi wrote Wednesday on Instagram. "My team and I decided it was best to go ahead with a minor surgery and step away for a minute to make sure I give it the proper time to rehab and recover. I am out of surgery and the knee is doing great. I look forward to getting back out there with all of the girls soon!"

Fassi, 23, made her first cut of the 2021 season and finished in a tie for 50th place at last week's Hugel-Air Premia LA Open in Los Angeles. She opened with a 3-under 68.

Fassi starred collegiately at Arkansas, winning a NCAA Division I individual championship in 2019. She joined the LPGA Tour that same year.

--Field Level Media

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