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Success in golf depends less on strength of body and more on strength of mind and character, this quote briefly sums up ‘Azahara Muñoz Guijarro’ renowned as Azahara Muñoz, is a Spanish professional golfer. She currently plays on the US-based LPGA Tour and Ladies European Tour.
In September 2009, she turned professional and is mostly known for being the 2012 Sybase Match Play Champion. In her junior year, she won the 2008 NCAA Individual Champion and the LPGA Tour of the Year in 2010. In 2014, she reached her career-high ranking of World No.14.
Height / Weight / Age
Born on 19 November 1987, this renowned golfer has turned 35 years old. She has a perfect height which is 165 centimeters and is 5’5” in feet & inches. She seems as fit as fiddle with a weight of 62 kilograms and 137 lbs in pounds.
Her beauty is enhanced by her brown eyes and brown hair. She is very conscious about her health and maintains her figure with the measurement of 36 inches breast, 26 inches waist, and 37 inches hips. Her bra size is 34B while her dress size is 6 (US).
Working as a golfer, Azahara earns a very decent amount of net worth throughout her professional career. Having started her career in the year 2009, Muñoz has managed to win many tournaments along with cash prizes.
According to the sources, her estimated net worth is $2 million approximately. In fact, she also earned a total of $1230751 in her wins in the 2012 season.
Education / Family
Born and grew up in Málaga, Andalusia, Spain, Azahara belongs to the European ethnicity. She was born into a Sports loving family in Spain. However, she never disclosed any information about her parents and siblings. Moreover, her family supported her very much to join golf training classes at a young age.
Besides this, at the young age of 14, Azahara won her first title which was the 2002 Spanish Ametuer title. After that, she also won the 2004 Girls Amateur Championship. Additionally, Muñoz was runner-up to Amanda Blumenherst at the 2008 U.S. Women’s Amateur in Eugene, Oregon.
Other than this, at Arizona State, she was the 2008 NCAA Individual Champion in her junior year. She was also the 2006–07 NGCA Second-Team All-American, 2006–08 NGCA Academic All-American, 2006–09 First-Team All-Pac-10, 2009 NGCA All-American, 2009 Pac-10 Scholar of the Year, and the Edith Cummings Munson Award recipient in 2008 & 2009.
Apart from her career as a golfer, Azahara also focused on her studies. As for her education, Muñoz graduated magna cum laude from ASU in May 2009 earning a bachelor’s degree in psychology and a minor in business.
|Birth Place||Málaga, Andalusia, Spain|
|Date of birth||November 19, 1987|
|Height||In feet & inches: 5’5”
In centimeters: 165 cm
|Weight||In kilograms: 62 kg
In pounds: 137 lbs
|College||Arizona State University (ASU)|
|Home town||Málaga, Andalusia, Spain|
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Career / Fashion and Style
She started her career on October 1, 2009, by making her professional debut on the Ladies European Tour (LET). She earned a three-year LET exemption after defeating former ASU teammate, Anna Nordquist with an eagle putt. After her one-round victory on the Banesto mini-tour, she finished fifth at the LPGA Final Qualifying Tournament in December.
In the Women’s World Golf Rankings, she ended her 2009 season standing at a rank of 179. She made the cut in her first 11 events and started her 2010 season with a bang. She finished in the top 20 thrice in major competitions and top 10 twice in LPGA Competition.
In 2010, she became the LPGA Tour Rookie of the Year with 704 points and ended the season standing at 41st position. In the 2008 Espirito Santo Trophy, she represented Spain. She earned her career-high earnings of $1230751 in 2012.
At the Sybase Match Play Championship, she won her first 2012 LPGA Tour Victory with a 2 and 1 victory over Candie King. In 2011, 2013, and 2019, she won the Solheim Cup representing Spain with her team members three times. She won the UL International Crown with the Spain team in 2014 and ended her 2014 season with her career-high ranking of 14th position.
In 2017, she won the Andalucia Costa Del Sol Open De España Femenino. She participated in 26 tournaments in 2019 and was able to earn $667,184. She stands at the 52nd position in LPGA in 2020. Azahara made the cut in the 2020 Women’s PGA Championship.
Boyfriend, Affairs, Husband, and More
Reflecting on her personal life, she is a married woman who tied the marriage knot with her long-time boyfriend, Tim Vickers. They lived their life happily in Spain.
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Some Interesting Facts About Azahara Muñoz
- Azahara was also a member of Europe’s Junior Solheim Cup Team in 2002, 2003, and 2005.
- She made 9 consecutive cuts from 2013 to 2015.
- In 2008 and 2009, she was the Edith Cummings Munson Award recipient.
- She is the only double winner of the Edith Cummings Munson Award.
- In January 2009, she suffered from an injury to her right wrist.
- At the age of 14 years old, she won the 2002 Spanish Amateur title and the 2004 Girls Amateur Championship.
- She is quite popular on Instagram with 20.1K followers on her account.
- In 2014, she reached her career-high ranking of World No.14.
- At the 2009 Mediterranean Games in Italy, she received gold medals (individual & team) for Spain.