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5'6''...Started playing golf at the age of 9...Credits her swing coach, Pedro Rossi, as the individual who influenced her career the most...Qualified for the Tour on her first attempt...Hobbies include dancing and scuba diving...Represents Titleist...Has her own Web site, www.mariajouribe.com...Has hew own foundation, FORE, which helps children aged 9-17 with after school programs to help develop life skills, www.fore.com.
2012 in a Nutshell
- 19 events, 1 cuts made, $196,360 (60)
- 1 top-10 finish
- Recorded season-best T7 at the LPGA LOTTE Championship Presented by J Golf
In 2011, won the unofficial HSBC Brasil Cup; tied for 29th at the Honda LPGA Thailand.
In 2010, best finish was a 2nd at the HSBC LPGA Brasil Cup 2010, an unofficial LPGA event. Finished tied for seventh at the LPGA Tour Championship.
In 2009, turned professional in July; finished 12th at the LPGA Final Qualifying Tournament, where she earned Priority List Category 11 for the 2010 LPGA season, with her best finish coming at the ING New England Golf Classic, where she tied for15th; Finished tied for 50th at the MasterCard Clasic Honoring Alejo Peralta Presented by Nextel and tied for eighth at theLorena Ochoa Invitational Presented by Banamex and Corona Light.
In 2008, finished tied for 58th at the Kraft Nabisco Championship.
Uribe played collegiate golf at the UCLA, and was a two-time All-American First Team selection (2008, 2009), and won three events. In 2007, she won the U.S. Women's Amateur Championship.