Pac-10 Q&A: Arizona State Golfer Azahara Munoz

Feb. 3, 2009

Pac-10 Q&A: ASU Golfer Azahara Munoz 

Senior golfer Azahara Munoz, who is currently ranked third in the nation according to Golfweek, competes for the No. 1 Arizona State Sun Devils.  Munoz, the 2008 NCAA Individual Champion, talks about her favorite meal, her love of fellow spaniard Rafael Nadal and her fear of public speaking.



On my iPod...My Favorite song right now is 'En Cambio No' by Laura Pausini.

What I'm reading...La Cinta Roja by Posadas Carmen. It's a true story about the French Revolution.

Love to trade places for a day with...Angelina Jolie!!!

Favorite teams as a kid...Real Madrid-Soccer Team

Favorite athlete to watch...Rafael Nadal

Favorite value in others...honesty

Talent I'd most like to have...I'd love to be able to sing well.

 Attribute I most like about myself...I'm a fighter.

 Favorite moment in a competition...Being on the 1st tee.

 Most creative cheer or sign by a fan... 'We Are So Proud that You Are a Sun Devil'

 Best community outreach experience...Helping kids 

 Team on campus that does the best job of packing your stands...The ASU tennis team

 What your sights are set on after college...I want to go on the LPGA tour

 Favorite school memory...When we won Pac 10's and we all hugged. Also, when I won NCAA's and my teammates all ran to tackle me.

 Who's the funniest member of your team... Liisa Kelo. All of them are pretty funny though.

 If you could make the cover of any magazine, which one would it be? Why?...World Magazine, because that would mean I have done something pretty outstanding!

 If you could cook dinner for one famous person, dead or alive, who would it be? What would you serve him/her for dinner? I would cook dinner for Ashton Kutcher. He's a pretty funny guy! I would cook steak with mushrooms. My favorite!

The sport you're the worst at...Gymnastics

If you were stranded on an island, what are the three essentials you'd need to have? I'd bring a book, iPod, and a lot of batteries!

Something about yourself that others would be surprised to hear...I am terrified speaking in public!

Which of your teammates would you like to trade places with for a day and why? I would trade places with Carlota [Ciganda], I want people to hear people saying, 'Wow, she hits it far...She is good!' 

Who is your favorite athlete in a sport other than your own and why? Rafael Nadal, because I love tennis. He is Spanish and he is awesome!!!

What is the best advice you've received and who from? 'Have fun and smile.' - my parents 

What is your biggest pet peeve and why? Fake people, just because.

What is your favorite class that you are taking or have taken? Stereotyping, Prejudice, and Racism

Favorite golf course? Whisper Rock and Grayhawk in Scottsdale, Ariz.

Best hole ever played and why? I don't know if it was my best hole ever but the playoff hole in NCAA's last season.

Favorite tournament to play in and why? The US Open, because is my favorite major.


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