Birth Name (real name):
Maria Vitalyevna Verchenova
5′ 9″ (1.75 m)
Her measurements should be close to:
Dress size: 7
Shoe size: 10 US
Biography, Facts, Family
Maria Verchenova is a Russian professional golfer who started playing golf at the age of 12 and went to school at Moscow State University of Sport. She was Russian Amateur Champion and was nominated best Russian Player in 2004 and 2006. Her other amateur titles include Austrian Amateur Champion in 2006, Latvian Amateur Champion in 2005, Slovenian Amateur Champion in 2005 and runner up in the 2006 World University Championships in Turin. Maria Verchenova is the first Russian to become a full-time member of the Ladies European Tour. She won the women’s individual competition at the Olympics Golf Rio 2016, with a score of 62. During the game, she did not realize she aced the fourth hole.
Age – Date of Birth:
March 27, 1986
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Place of Birth:
University / College: Moscow State University
Family / Parents:
Mother name –
Father name – Vitaly
Job – Occupation:
Russian professional golfer.
Associates and Friends:
She is associated with Brian McFadden, Pavel Zanozin, Jhonattan Vegas,
Dating History Boyfriend / Spouse:
Maria Verchenova was married and used her married name Balikoeva up to 2015 when she got divorced. She lived part-time in The Woodlands, Texas, a Houston suburb with her husband for a while.
White / Caucasian
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Style, makeup, Dress and hair style:
She wears very stylish hats during the 2016 Olympics.
Brand Ambassador For:
Audemars Piguet, Sportkind, Gamegolf.
She like working out, singing, fashion, dancing, reading books and meeting friends.
Schedule dates for the year:
LPGA STAGE III QUALIFYING 11/28 – 12/04
OMEGA DUBAI LADIES MASTERS 12/7 – 12/10
List of Facts / Trivia:
1. Verchenova has a 3 year old daughter name Maria.
2. Many people may recognize her as Maria Balikoeva, since she competed under her married name from 2012 to 2015.
3. She received golf training from Kevin Kirk, an instructor who worked with PGA Tour winners Jhonattan Vegas and Patrick Reed.
4. She had dreams of becoming a world-class ballerina before becoming a golfer.
5. Looking at many of Maria Verchenova pictures you would thing that she is a model first and then a golfer.
Visit her website at www.mariaverchenova.org