My name is Sarah Schober, born April 14th, 1992 in Wagna, Leibnitz. I grew up with my older brother Steven and my parents Gertrude Kolberger-Schober and Dietmar Schober.
After I graduated in 2011 from my highlight at Sportborg Monsberger in Graz, I studied 4 semesters at RCC in Oklahoma, after that 2 semesters at the University of Florida in Gainesville.
When I was 8 years old, I got invited by coach Heinz Kaiser to the weekly held children’s afternoon at the Golf Club Murstätten, where you can try to hit a few balls. My enthusiasm was so great, that I spent every free minute on the golf course, practiced and soon I participated in various tournaments throughout Austria.
At the age of 12 I got selected to be part of Austria’s national youth team and at 17 I was a member of the Austrian national team. The reward of hard training were nominations to play at big (high-quality) tournaments in Austria and abroad.
Among other things, I was able to qualify to play for my country at the World Team Championship 2010 in Buenos Aires, Argentina and the World Team Championship in 2012 in Belek, Turkey and the World Team Championship in Japan 2014.
At the World Championship in Argentina, I got several offers to study in the US. For me, it was immediately clear that I'm going to take this chance, because in the US college golf has a very high priority. It's a great combination of sports and studies as well as a valuable experience for the whole life.
In 2012 I won back-to-back the biggest college tournament called NJCAA Women’s National Championship.
One of my biggest strength is my long game. In Europe I am one of the long hitters. It is very important in Women’s golf and a big advantage.
When I'm not present at the golf course, I spend my free time with my family and friends, like to do sports, like tennis, biking, swimming, skiing, running and I love to go out and eat good food.