The FUll Swing with marianne Skarpnord
Illustration by: Brian Wasson

1. What is your idea of perfect happiness?To be with my family and closest friends

2. What is your greatest fear?To feel fear

3. What is the trait you most deplore in yourself? Being too stubborn sometimes

4. What is the trait you most deplore in others? Arrogance

5. Which living person do you most admire?My mum

6. What is your greatest extravagance? To have more than 20 pairs of sneakers

7. What is your current state of mind? Complete calmness

8. What do you consider the most overrated virtue? Beauty

9. On what occasion do you lie?To protect someone I love

10. What do you most dislike about your appearance?Right now my hair because it is too long

11. Which living person do you most despise? Anyone who shows arrogance

12.  What is the quality you most like in a man?Honesty

13. What is the quality you most like in a woman?Honesty

14.Which words or phrases do you most overuse?Joe (Spanish)

15. When and where were you happiest?After my win in Holland and at the first tee on the first day at The Solheim Cup.

16. Which talent would you most like to have? To be able to dance

17. If you could change one thing about yourself, what would it be? To be less stubborn

18.What do you consider your greatest achievement? To want to improve every day

19. Where would you most like to live? San Sebastian; where I am from.

20. What is your most treasured possession? My positive nature

21. What do you regard as the lowest depth of misery? Unhappiness

22. What is your favorite occupation? What I do: being a golfer

23. What is your most marked characteristic? I’m a very sporty person

24. Who are your favorite writers? Ken Follet

25. Who is your hero of fiction? James Bond

26. Who are your heroes in real life? Anyone who is fighting against a disease

27. What are your favorite names? Alex, Shani, Gorka

28. What is it that you most dislike? Insincerity

29. What is your greatest regret? Not to have said “I love you” to people I really appreciated and are not here anymore

30. How would you like to die? Surrounded by my closest people.

31.What is your motto? Work, work and work having fun