Birth Date – March 25, 1998
Birth Place – Pachuca, Mexico
Residence – Pachuca, Mexico
Maria grew up in a family where the main sport was soccer. Her father is the vice president of the CF Pachuca soccer club and her three brothers play the sport. She also played soccer along with tennis and basketball, but her passion for golf grew over the years. There is an aspect of golf that allows her to push herself beyond her athletic abilities. For her, golf is strategic, it’s the mental part of the game that motivates her.
VICTORIES / CAREER HIGHLIGHTS
2019 U.S. Women’s Open T12 – Maria’s professional debut
University of Arkansas, USA (2019 graduate)
WAGR Best Ranking #2
11 Collegiate and Amateur titles
Competed in 2016, 2017 and 2018 U.S. Women’s Open (as amateur)
2018 SEC Player of the Year
Winner of the 2018 & 2019 Annika Award – Given to the NCAA’s top female golfer
Winner of the 2019 NCAA Championship individual title.
Maria finished #2 at the inaugural Augusta National Women’s Amateur.
Her final round at Augusta National notched the highest TV ratings for a women’s golf event since 2016.