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Getting to know Maria Palacios Siegenthaler
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Spain´s Maria Palacios Siegenthaler now in her third year as a professional, played a full season on the LET Access Series in 2015. Her best finish was a tie for 2nd place in her home country at the Ribeira Sacra Patrimonio de la Humanidad International Ladies Open. Maria answers some quick questions...

If you were stranded on a desert island, what three items would you take with you?

My golf clubs, helicopter and a fridge full of food

If you could have an unlimited storage of one thing, what would it be?

Water and food

What is your favourite activity you do when you want to relax?

Sitting on the side of the putting green and look around

How do you spend your time in the airports?

Walking around looking at restaurants.

What's the best piece of advice you have ever received?

Love what you do, and even more when things start to go bad.

What is the weirdest thing you have ever eaten?

Reindeer meat

If you had one word to describe yourself, what would it be?

Positive

If you could travel anywhere in the world, where would it be?

Alaska

What advice would you give to aspiring amateurs looking to turn professional?

Be happy playing what you love

Do you like cooking? If yes, what do you like / prefer to cook when you are at home with friends?

Yes, Chaufa rice

Tell us something you hate doing. Why?

Studying, I can't sit still for long time

Where do you see yourself in the next five years?

Playing on the LPGA

What has been you biggest golfing achievement?

Competing in the University World Championship

What is your favourite golf course to play and why?

I don't have a favourite golf course, I love every golf course in its own

What age did you start playing golf?

11 years old

Age you achieved your first handicap?

I think I was 12 years old

What is your best travel tip?

Travel with light baggage

Your lowest ever round of golf?

66 at Costa de Azahar Golf Club about 6 or 7 years ago

What’s your favourite club in your bag?

Putter

What’s in your golf bag? And apart from clubs and golf balls?

Nothing apart from water

What is your average driving distance?

225 meters

If you could pick a dream four-ball partner who would it be and why?

My twin sister Rebeca

What is your favourite distance to practise?

50-60 meters shots

If you could learn any language fluently, what would it be?

Chinese

What were your first set of golf clubs?

Ping i3

Your team would be...

My family are my main team especially my twin sister Rebeca and Bernardo Gonzalez, my trainer

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