Marta Silva Zamora
Marta  Silva Zamora


Santiago de Compostela, Spain

High School:
Heritage Academy



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Courtesy: UGA Sports Communications Release: 07/10/2012

Know Your Bulldogs: Marta Silva Zamora

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Career Highlights
◊ Tabbed 2011 National Player of the Year by the National Golf Coaches Association (NGCA), Golfweek and the Honda/Broderick Award.
◊ Also named 2011 SEC Golfer of the Year and 2009 SEC Freshman of the Year.
◊ Became just the second four-time NGCA All-American in program history (first-team in 2010 and 2011 and honorable mention in 2009 and 2012), joining Shauna Estes.
◊ Also a four-time Golfweek All-American (first-team in 2011, second-team in 2010 and 2012 and third-team in 2009).
◊ Tabbed first-team All-SEC four times. Just the third UGA golfer (joining Estes and Whitney Wade) and the seventh SEC golfer to do so.
◊ In 11 post-season events (SECs, NCAA Regionals and NCAA Championships), had five top-5 finishes and two more top-10s (seven altogether).
◊ In 119 "team" rounds played at UGA, contributed 115 counters - an amazing 96.6 percent.
◊ When she graduated, owned three of the top-10 season averages in school history (No. 1 in 2010-11, No. 3 in 2009-10 and No. 8 in 2011-12) and 11 of the 39 best relation-to-par tournament scores.

2011-12 Highlights
◊ Led UGA with five top-10s (all during the spring).
◊ Claimed the individual title at the Lady Puerto Rico Classic, her sixth "W" at UGA.
◊ Posted her first-ever hole in one in the first round of the SECs at the 139-yard No. 10.

2010-11 Highlights
◊ In individual national rankings, finished No. 1 in the Golfstat Cup, Golfstat's head-to-head rankings and the Golfweek/Sagarin Performance Index.
◊ Compiled a 71.52 average to shatter the previous UGA record of 72.63 by Taylor Leon in 2006-07.
◊ Finished the season with 22 par-or-better tallies in 33 rounds played and at a combined 15-under...including a 36-hole, 9-over effort at Kinderlou Forest before withdrawing due to a stomach ailment.
◊ Fired a career-low 6-under 66 in the final round of the Tar Heel Invitational, a stroke shy of the Georgia record established by Vicki Goetze in the final round of the 1992 NCAA Championships.
◊ Finished the Tar Heel Invitational at 9-under 207, the third-best relation-to-par score in UGA history.
◊ Played the final eight holes at 4-under en route to winning the Liz Murphey Collegiate.
◊ Finished fourth at the 2011 Spanish Am just days after arriving home following the NCAA Championships.
◊ Shot 7-under to finish second in qualifying and then was 4-2 in match play to lead Spain to a runner-up finish at the European Team Championships.
◊ Compiled a 3-1 record to help Europe defeat Great Britain & Ireland, 15.5-8.5, and win the 2011 Vagliano Trophy.

2009-10 Highlights
◊ Finished No. 9 in the Golfstat Cup and ranked No. 13 in the Golfweek/Sagarin Performance Index.
◊ Georgia's top individual finisher in eight of 11 events played, with team-highs for par-or-better tallies, top-10s, top-20s and counters (.967).
◊ Captured individual titles and led Georgia to team wins at both the Duramed Cougar Classic and the Eat-A-Peach Collegiate.
◊ Finished at 8-under to win the Cougar Classic.
◊ Tabbed SEC Golfer of the Week following her runner-up finish at the Lady Puerto Rico Classic.
◊ Advanced to the NCAA Championships as an individual by finishing third at the Central Regional.
◊ Shot 293 to capture the 2010 Spanish Amateur.
◊ Helped Spain to runner-up in the 2010 European Ladies Team Championships and then finished second at the European Ladies' Am by shooting 5-under 283.

2008-09 Highlights
◊ Led Georgia in average, par-or-betters and top-5 finishes (five).
◊ Shared medalist honors with teammate Mallory Hetzel at UNLV...after Hetzel birdied No. 18 to move into a tie, Silva Zamora lipped out an eight-foot birdie putt for the outright win.
◊ Fired a season-low 4-under 67 in the second round of the SECs in Blythewood, S.C. to grab the individual lead en route to an eventual four-shot win.
◊ Played for Spain in the 2009 European Ladies' Team Championships after competing in the Girls' event from 2005-08.

Pre Collegiate
◊ Enjoyed two extremely impressive showings in professional events on the Ladies' European Tour (LET) in 2008. Shot 6-under to tie for fifth at the Tenerife Ladies' Open and tied for 26th at the Women's Spanish Open.
◊ Twice named Golfweek's Amateur Player of the Week in 2008: after winning the Verizon Junior (where she tied Paula Creamer's tourney record with a 5-under 67 in the first round), and after winning the IJGT at Falcon's Fire by eight shots.
◊ Played for Europe in the 2007 Junior Solheim Cup.
◊ A top-5 finisher at the 2006 and 2005 European Young Masters.

◊ Born January 9, 1990, Marta is the daughter of Jesus Silva and Maria del Coro Zamora.
◊ Major: Speech Communications.
◊ Cast member of the Golf Channel's show "School of Golf" while training at the Hank Haney Academy.
◊ Recipient of the Georgia Women's Golf Scholarship for 2009-10, the Mary B. Dinos Scholarship for 2010-11 and the Vickie & Leon Farmer Scholarship for 2011-12.

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