Getting to Know Marita Engzelius

Marita Engzelius from Norway won the season opener on the LET Access Series at the Terre Blanche Ladies Open in April. We get to know Marita with a few quick questions...

Marita Engzelius from Norway won the season opener on the LET Access Series at the Terre Blanche Ladies Open in April. We get to know Marita with a few quick questions...

Who is your favourite golfer?

Suzann Pettersen 

What’s your favourite club in your bag?

They all are, but if I have to choose one, it will be my 60 degree wedge. You can do so much fun with it 

What’s been your biggest golfing achievement of your career?

My first professional win; winning the Symetra Tour Championship in 2014

Which is your favourite golf course?

Oslo Golf Club in Oslo, Norway. I truly love playing it when home. Great views, and always in good condition.

What is the one thing you could not live without?

My fiancé 

What is your favourite food?

Norwegian seafood

Who do you most look up to?

 My mom: she is the most patient person I know, and she always sees the best in people.

How would you spend your perfect day?

A long breakfast with a view, 18 holes with my fiancé, dinner with my entire family

Your favourite city?

For me home is the best and it always has my heart! Therefore, Oslo is my favorite city. In Oslo you can be by the water and in the woods. Just love that part!

Describe yourself in one word?

Honest

What do you like doing besides playing golf?

I like to cook, hike, cross country ski, horse ride, and maybe most of all be with my family 

If you could travel anywhere where would you go?

I have not traveled much in South America and I would have liked to go there

What is your most memorable sporting moment?

When the Olympics was in Oslo/Lillehammer in 1994. I was just a kid, but it was huge! 

What’s your best golfing tip for a beginner?

Try to find your flow- stop searching for new things all the time. Just enjoy the game!

Do you have any superstitions before a round?

 I dont have any superstitions, but routines that I found difficult to change. It feels almost as strong as a superstition

What’s in your golf bag besides golf balls and clubs?

Food, sunscreen, battery for my range finder, lip balm and a band-aid.

What are your goals for 2018?

My biggest goal for 2018 was to win the Rookie of the Year on  the LET. However, it seems I have not played good enough and, at the same time, some of the girls have played brilliantly this season ;-)

 

Article from LET Access Series:
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Published: 3/11/2018

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