- Maria Torres
- Trujillo Alto, Puerto Rico
- Cupeyville School
Trujillo Alto, Puerto Rico (Cupeyville School)
AMATUER COMPETITION: Represented Puerto Rico in the 2013 World Amateur Team Championships, helping her country to a 20th place finish (+7) and carding the lowest score among the players from Puerto Rico… Took first place individually at the 2012 TaylorMade-adidas Golf Junior at Innisbrook shooting 72-70-70… Won the 2012 Junior Orange Bowl International Golf Championship (75-73-66-74) by edging USA’s Nicole Morales by the single stroke she gained at the 72nd hole… Ranked No. 213 in the World Amateur Golf Rankings in 2012… Named to the 2012 AJGA All-American Second Team… Finished among the top 20 juniors in the world at the Duke of York Young Champions Tournament in Ayrshire, Scotland in September 2012
PERSONAL: Maria is the daughter of Jose Torres and Lisandra Martinez and has one brother, Fernando (13). She enjoys watching TV and hanging out with friends in her free time. Her favorite course is Innisbrook Golf Resorts’s North Course in Palm Harbor, Fla. She decided on UF over the University of Georgia and the University of North Carolina because she said she has wanted to be a Gator since she was a young girl. Maria hopes to play for the LPGA after college.