Rocio Sanchez Lobato is the third Spanish standout to play golf collegiately for Georgia.
Sept. 15, 2011
Rocio Sanchez Lobato enjoyed an impressive collegiate debut this week, shooting 5-under to lead Georgia and finish sixth overall at the Cougar Classic, an even which featured nine teams in the top 20 of the NGCA/Golf World preseason coaches poll. Sanchez Lobato enjoyed a very strong summer season before arriving in Athens. She finished third at the Spanish Am and helped lead Spain to a runner-up showing at the European Team Championships.
Favorite Movie: Seven Pounds
Favorite Movie Star: Angelina Jolie
What actress would you pick to play you in a movie: Charlie Teron
What is your most prize possession: My lucky necklace
Place I'd most like to visit: Greece
What would be your dream job: Important business woman
Favorite Reality TV Show: America's Best Dance Crew
Favorite Book: The Boy in the Striped Pajamas
What song best represents your personality: Cuando me vaya (When I go...)
Favorite quote: Being happy is not getting what you want, it is wanting what you have
Number of facebook friends: 510
Favorite golf courses: Sotogrande and Valderrama
Favorite golfer: Annika Sorenstam
Course I would most like to play: Augusta National
Greatest achievement in golf: Winning the European under 14 championship
Have you ever made a hole in one? Yes, when I was 13 and playing a match play against one of my best friends in a national competition.
You plus what other three people would comprise your dream playing foursome: Loren Ochoa, Annika Soremstam and Tiger Woods
Golf is the world's greatest game because...Because you can be wrong many times but you're always left wanting to try again and also because it is a sport you can play for many years.
Golf is the world's most frustrating game because...sometimes even though you are playing well, your mind can make things change
Who has had the most influence on your golf career: My father
The most famous person I've ever met is: Lorena Ochoa
The person I would most like to meet is: Adam Scott
Best advice I've been given: one of my best friends once told me stop thinking about what you have to do and just do it because you already know it
If I could play another sport it would be: Basketball
I chose to attend Georgia because...I think it's a place where you can meet wonderful people and I will do better as a player and person
Describe Kelley Hester in 10 words or less: I think she is a really nice person who cares for her players
Teammate's attribute you most admire: Everyone's mutual support
Over the summer I tried to...improve my English, play good golf and hope that time passed quickly so I could get to Athens as soon as possible