Belen Mozo is a professional golfer born on September 25,1988 in Cadiz, Spain. She is the residence of Los Angeles. She completed her schooling from the Institute Ortega y Gassets. Her aspiration to become a professional golfer arise when she started playing golf at the age of 8. She gives credit to her mother who influence her to pursue her dreams.
In 2004, Mozo played in the Junior Ryder Cup representing Europe, in which she won the AJGA Thunderbird Invitational while competing against the world’s top juniors, and also won the Doral-Publix Junior Classic. Mozo played for Span at number of team events which include the 2005 European Ladies Team Championship, the 2005 PING Junior Solheim Cup Team and the 2003 European Girls Team Championships.
At the 2005 Junior International Championship of Spain, Mozo finished first. Mozo was named 2006-07 freshman with National Golf Coaches Association All-American honorable mention honors at the 2007 NCAA Championships. In addition to that, she was also named to the 2007 NGCA All-Central Regional team as well as the 2007 All-Pac-10 honorable mention pick.
In 2007-08, Mozo posted top five finishes in an 11 event seasons, and overall finished with not less than 18th all year and guided her team with a stroke average of 72.29. Mozo was also six times USC’s top finishers. In the summer of 2008, Mozo comepted at the 2008 U.S. Women’s Amateur and led Spain to finish second at both the European Women’s Team Championships and the Women’s World Amateur Team Championships.
Hometown: Cadiz, Spain
High School: Instituto Ortega y Gassets
2015 in a Nutshell:
- 23 events, 11 cuts made, $67,935 (10)
- Recorded season-best T16 finish at the LOTTE Championship
- 27 events, 18 cuts made, $301,675 (55)
- Recorded season-best T4 finish at the Manulife Financial LPGA Classic
- Was a member of the victorious Team Spain at the inaugural UL International Crown
- 20 events, 13 cuts made, $114,325 (81)
- Recorded season-best T28 finish at the Sunrise LPGA Taiwan Championship
- 21 events, 17 cuts made, $143,094 (68)
- Recorded a season-best T11 finish at the Sunrise LPGA Taiwan Championship Presented by Audi.
- Best finish was a tie for fifth at the Walmart NW Arkansas Championship Presented by P&G.
- Turned professional
- Tied for eighth at the LPGA Qualifying Tournament, where she earned Priority List Category 11 for the 2011 LPGA season
- Mozo enjoyed a successful amateur career, becoming the first player since 1972 to win both the Women’s British Amateur Championship and British Girls Amateur Championship.
- While at the University of Southern California she was a four-time NCAA/All-American.