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Getting To Know Alexandra Bonetti
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France´s Alexandra Bonetti will compete in her 5th event of the season at the Borås Ladies Open in Sweden this week. Alexandra answers a few quick questions...

Do you have a nickname your friends refer to you by? If so what is it?

Alex, so creative! :)

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

A dog, a wedge and a golf ball

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

Chocolate

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

Play the piano, watch movies, hang out with friends

How do you spend your time in the airports?

Listening to music and enjoying friend's company

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

Give 100%, 100% of the time

What is the weirdest thing you have ever eaten?

Vegemite, that was the first/last time!

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

Hard-worker

Do you supports a sports team? If yes who, and what sport?

PSG since Paris is my hometown but I also love Real Madrid.

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

Patagonia

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

Do not let anyone tell you what you can or cannot do. Work hard everyday and great things will happen.

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

I love cooking. I like trying new recipes from Italian, Indian or French food.

If you could have one celebrity follower on twitter who would it be?

Rafael Nadal

Tell us something you hate doing and why?

Ironing, I am too perfectionist... it takes forever!

What has been you biggest golfing achievement?

As a team, the Bronze Medal at the World Championship and individually, winning the British Girls

What is your favourite golf course to play and why?

Wentworth. I haven't had the chance to play it yet, but I fell in love simply by walking there and following players

Do you have any superstitions before playing golf?

Not anymore.

Age you started playing golf? Who /how did you get involved in golf?

At 7. My parents left me at the golf club nursery and I got really bored! It was time for me to play too.

Age you achieved your first handicap?

At the age of 8

Your lowest ever round of golf? Where and when?

-6 during the final round of the 2011 Lalla Meryem Cup where I finished 2nd as an amateur.

What’s your favorite club in your bag?

My putter

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

A lot! Band-aids, insect repellent, lip balm, food...

What is your average driving distance?

210m

If you could pick a dream foursome partner who would it be and why?

Annika Sorenstam, she was the one I looked up to when I was a kid

What is your favourite distance to practise?

Under a 100m

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

Italian."Bonetti" is not Japanese as you may have guessed :) but my family never taught me Italian

Your team would be composed of...

Edouard Brechignac (coach)

Thomas Bregeon (fitness trainer)

Philippe Vignon (physio)

Delphine Law-To-Lagasse (sports physician)

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