Lists Sebastian Bruna, Scott Davies and Pete Cowan as instructors.
Favorite golf course is Pebble Beach and would like to play Augusta National.
Never travels without a few surfing magazines.
First car was a 1993 Toyota Corolla.
Favorite college team is the Oklahoma State wrestling team and pro team is Real Madrid.
Favorite movie is "Anchorman" and Blackhawk Down is his favorite book. Favorite food is Thai. Favorite athlete to watch is 15-time world professional darts champion Phil "The Power" Taylor. Amsterdam is his favorite city to visit, and Bali, Indonesia, and Asia, in general, are his favorite vacation spots.
Would round out his dream foursome with Moe Norman Ben Hogan and a lucky friend.
Says, like all Spaniards, he has two last names. Benavides is his.
Bucket list incudes going on a boat trip around India with his cousins. Would like to one day try the Chamonix to Zermatt trail, a hiking expedition in the Alps that covers seven days and 55 miles.
Has one older brother and one older sister.