Maria Verchenova

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Maria Verchenova
Personal information
Born (1986-03-27) 27 March 1986 (age 31)
Moscow, Russia
Height 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Nationality  Russia
Residence Moscow, Russia
Turned professional 2006
Current tour(s) Ladies European Tour (2007–)
Best results in LPGA major championships
ANA Inspiration DNP
Women's PGA C'ship DNP
U.S. Women's Open T47: 2015
Women's British Open T28: 2015
Evian Championship CUT: 2016

Maria Vitalyevna Verchenova (Russian: Мария Витальевна Верченова, born 27 March 1986) is a Russian professional golfer. She is the first Russian to become a full-time member of the Ladies European Tour.[1] She has several top-10 finishes. She competed under her married name Maria Balikoeva from 2012 to 2015.[2]

Verchenova qualified for the 2016 Summer Olympics.[3] She shot a course record 62 in the 4th round and finished tied for 16th place.

Amateur wins[edit]

  • 2004 Russian Amateur
  • 2005 Latvian Amateur, Slovenian Amateur
  • 2006 Russian Amateur, Austrian Amateur



  1. ^ "??". Retrieved 2016-08-20.  (subscription required)
  2. ^ a b "Maria Verchenova – Profile". Ladies European Tour. Retrieved 13 July 2016. 
  3. ^ "Olympic Rankings – Women". International Golf Federation. 11 July 2016. 

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