Marisa Baena

Marisa Baena
Personal information
Full nameMarisa Isabel Baena
Born(1977-06-01) 1 June 1977 (age 40)
Pereira, Colombia
Height5 ft 4 in (1.63 m)
Nationality Colombia
SpouseJuan Aristizabal (m.2005)
CollegeUniversity of Arizona
Turned professional1998
Current tour(s)LPGA Tour
Professional wins1
Number of wins by tour
LPGA Tour1
Best results in LPGA major championships
ANA InspirationT23: 1997
Women's PGA C'shipT16: 2005
U.S. Women's OpenT19: 2001
du Maurier ClassicT55: 2000
Women's British OpenT32: 2001


Marisa Isabel Baena (given birth to 1 June 1977) is a Colombian golfer who has in the U.S. structured LPGA Tour. Baena was created in Pereira, Colombia. She began the game of golf at age six. She went to the School of Arizona in america and had a superb amateur profession, the highlights which had been claiming the average person NCAA name in 1996 and completing at runner up on the U.S. Women’s Beginner in the same season. She experienced for the LPGA Tour at her initial attempt and acquired her rookie period in 1999, but she’s not so considerably fully resided up to the guarantee of her beginner days. Her greatest finish within a heart stroke play tournament in the Tour is certainly a connect for second place on the 2003 Jamie Farr Kroger Traditional. In July 2005 she was the shock winner from the initial HSBC Women’s Globe Match Play Tournament, defeating South Korea’s Meena Lee by one gap in the ultimate. She gained $500,000, a three-year exemption in the LPGA Tour, and a silver horseshoe necklace. She represented Group International in the inaugural Lexus Glass competition in 2005. She and her sister Christina symbolized Colombia in the 2006 Women’s Globe Cup of Golfing.

Professional wins (1)

LPGA Tour wins (1)

No. Date Competition Winning rating Margin of triumph Runner-up 1 3 Jul 2005 HSBC Women's Globe Match Play Tournament 1 up Meena Lee

Results in LPGA majors

Competition 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 Kraft Nabisco Tournament DNP T23 Lower DNP DNP LPGA Tournament DNP DNP DNP DNP T56 U.S. Women's Open up T54 DNP Lower DNP T54 du Maurier Basic DNP DNP DNP DNP T55 Competition 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 Kraft Nabisco Tournament DNP T36 DNP T62 DNP T42 T37 T47 Lower CUT LPGA Tournament T54 Lower T46 Lower T16 T34 T69 T18 76 Lower U.S. Women's Open up T19 Lower DNP DNP Lower Lower DNP DNP DNP DNP Women's Uk Open up T32 DNP Lower DNP Lower T50 DNP DNP DNP DNP^ The Women's Uk Open changed the du Maurier Basic as an LPGA main in 2001. LA = Low Novice DNP = didn't play Lower = skipped the half-way lower "T" = linked Yellow history for best-10.

Team appearances

Professional Lexus Glass (representing International team): 2005 (winners) World Glass (representing Colombia): 2006