Lisa pictured with her sister Leona at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games
Lisa Maguire from Ireland, who has enjoyed a stellar amateur career, is a new member on the LET Access Series in 2019. We get to know Lisa with a few quick questions...
Who is your favourite golfer?
What’s your favourite club in your bag?
58 degree lob wedge
What’s been your biggest golfing achievement of your career?
Winning the European Amateur Championship
Which is your favourite golf course?
What is the one thing you could not live without?
Home cooked food
What is your favourite food?
Chocolate biscuit cake
Who do you most look up to?
How would you spend your perfect day?
Play a round of golf in the morning, then go somewhere for a nice lunch. Take a walk around a new area or explore the countryside. Maybe play some other sport or go watch a game for a few hours. Finish the day with dinner and a movie
Your favourite city?
Describe yourself in one word?
What do you like doing besides playing golf?
Playing all types of sports, especially swimming. I like reading if I get some down time, usually when travelling. Anything outdoors really, I like hiking and seeing new sights
If you could travel anywhere where would you go?
I would love to take a road trip around Australia or go on a safari trip in South Africa
What is your most memorable sporting moment?
Getting to bring up the Ryder Cup to the podium at the closing ceremony at the K club in 2006
What’s your best golfing tip for a beginner?
Practice your short game more than anything else, make sure you set some time aside to focus on your chipping and putting
Do you have any superstitions before a round?
No, I usually get to the course about 1.5 hours before my tee time and then just follow the same warmup routine each time
What’s in your golf bag besides golf balls and clubs?
Snacks, usually protein bars and bananas. Extra gloves for when it’s warm or raining. Plenty of tees and balls markers
What are your goals for 2019?
Play in as many tournaments as possible to gain as much experience as I can. Take one shot at a time and hopefully improve each area of my game every week.