It was a good weekend for the Spanish LET members as on the same day that Carlota Ciganda won the Estrella Damm Mediterranean Ladies Open, Marta Sanz Barrio won on the Symetra Tour in the United States.

In a nutshell:

Hometown/Resides: Madrid, Spain

Birthdate: August 27, 1992; currently 27 years, 1 month and 2 days

Qualified for LPGA Tour: Finished T43 at Final Stage of the 2014 LPGA Qualifying Tournament to earn Priority List Category 17 status for the 2015 LPGA Tour season

Turned Professional/Rookie Year: October 2014

            

VICTORIES

Symetra Tour: Second career victory

PREVIOUS WIN: 2018 FireKeepers Casino Hotel Championship

LETAS VICTORIES: 2014 Ingaro Ladies Open hosted by Elin Emanuelsson

 

VOLVIK RACE FOR THE CARD

With her win, Sanz Barrio jumps to No. 13 in the Volvik Race for the Card with $66,383 in total season earnings.

MONEY

With her win, Sanz Barrio collects a winner’s check of $26,250; she has earned $66,383 this season and $107,861 for her Symetra Tour career (2019 is her fourth season on the “Road to the LPGA”)

PREVIOUS SYMETRA TOUR AND LPGA TOUR FINISHES

Symetra Tour: 1st at 2018 FireKeepers Casino Hotel Championship

LET/LPGA Tour: 74th in the 2016 Ricoh Women’s British Open

 

2019 IN A NUTSHELL ON THE SYMETRA TOUR

Twenty events played and fifteen cuts made; $66,383 with one victory and four total top-5s

 

OF NOTE 

  • Sanz Barrio, 27, is from Madrid, Spain
  • Three-time All-SEC Second Team selection for Auburn University was also named to the 2011 SEC All-Freshman Team
  • Won the 2014 Ingaro Ladies Open on the Ladies European Tour (LET) Access Series
  • Finished T43 at the Final Stage of the 2014 LPGA Qualifying Tournament to earn Priority List Category 17 status for the 2015 LPGA Tour season
  • Ladies European Tour (LET) member with more than 40 career starts, including a career-best showing of T6 at the 2015 ISPS Handa New Zealand Women’s Open
  • Represented native country at the 2018 Mediterranean Games, leading Spain to the team title and capturing individual gold medalist honors
  • Total of 34 career starts on the Symetra Tour entering 2019 and became a first-time champion at the 2018 FireKeepers Casino Hotel Championship
  • Really big soccer fan and especially huge supporter of Real Madrid CF