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?
If you had one word to describe yourself, what would it be?
If you could travel anywhere in the world, where would it be?
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?
What’s in your golf bag? And apart from clubs and golf balls?
Nothing apart from water
What is your average driving distance?
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?
What were your first set of golf clubs?
Your team would be...
My family are my main team especially my twin sister Rebeca and Bernardo Gonzalez, my trainer