Rocio Sanchez Lobato notched stellar results in her Spanish regional championships.
July 7, 2014
MALAGA, Spain --- Rocio Sanchez Lobato, a rising senior on the Georgia women's golf team, recorded first- and second-place finishes at the doubles and singles International Championships of Andalusia, respectively, last weekend. Both events were contested at the La Cala Resort in Malaga.
Sanchez Lobato, a native of Marbella, Spain, combined with Sara Navarro to win the doubles championship last Friday. The duo shoot 68 in first-round, best-ball competition on Thursday. On Friday, Lobato and Navarro combined to shoot 152 in their stroke play rounds to finish at 220, five shots better than the runners-up.
The individual championship was contested on Saturday and Sunday. Sanchez Lobato grabbed a three-shot lead after opening with a 3-under 69. She then carded a 77 on Saturday and finished the 36-hole event at 2-over 146, two shots behind Navarro.