Spain's Maria Beautell recorded her breakthrough win on the LET Access Series earlier this year at the Lavaux Ladies Championship in Switzerland. We get to know Maria with a few quick questions...
What is your most unusual talent?
I love photography
How did you get into golf?
Through my brothers, they started playing when they were young and then my sister followed and I followed too
Who is your favourite golfer?
What’s your favourite club in your bag?
58 degree wedge
What’s been your biggest golfing achievement of your career?
The British Girls was special - in 1988 at Holyhead in Wales
Which is your favourite golf course?
Sotogrande - it has special memories playing the Sherry Cup
What is the one thing you could not live without?
What is your favourite food?
Jamon Cinco Jotas
Who do you most look up to?
My older brother, Carlos
How would you spend your perfect day?
On a nice quiet beach.
Your favourite city?
What’s your guilty pleasure?
Describe yourself in one word?
What would be your spirit animal, and why?
Dogs - I admire how they are always in a good mood, always happy
What do you like doing besides playing golf?
If you could travel anywhere where would you go?
I'd like to discover South America, I've never been
What’s your favourite karaoke song?
I don't do karaoke :)
What is your most memorable sporting moment?
2008 Wimbeldon Final with Rafa Nadal and Roger Federer
What’s your best golfing tip for a beginner?
To be patient
Do you have any superstitions before a round?
Sometimes if I put well the day before I use the same ball mark
What’s in your golf bag besides golf balls and clubs?
I have a little pendant I bought in Turkey to keep away the bad energies. Always nuts, food and energy bars. Always a sweater!
What are your goals for 2019?
To get my LET card for next year