Checking in with Team Canada
Get to know Team Canada’s Kathy Lim
Albin Choi picked up his third consecutive victory with a win at the USF Invitational last week in Florida.
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Published on Monday, Mar. 11, 2013 05:01PM EDT Last updated on Monday, Mar. 11, 2013 05:04PM EDT
Where are they this week?
Corey Conners and Taylor Pendrith are back in action for Kent State this week at the General Hackler Championship in Myrtle Beach, SC. Pendrith is coming off a seventh place finish at last week’s Louisiana Classic, while Conners is looking to improve on his stellar junior season in search of the Ben Hogan award.
Adam Svensson – Southeastern Collegiate March 11-12
Corey Conners – General Hacker Championship March 11-12
Taylor Pendrith – General Hacker Championship March 11-12
Eric Banks – Chris Schenkel Invitational March 15-16
Taylor Kim – Lady Jaguar Invitational March 15-16
Jennifer Ha – Gator Invitational March 15-16
Christine Wong – Gator Invitational March 15-16
Scoring for tournaments this week can be found here.
T25 – Eric Banks – SH Collegiate Masters (71-79-72)
T6 – Adam Svensson – St. Edwards Invitational (71-70-77)
T7 – Taylor Pendrith – Louisiana Classic (73-70-73)
T30 – Corey Conners – Louisiana Classic (75-72-75)
T5 – Brittany Marchard – Juli Inkster Invitational (74-73-74)
T14 – Augusta James – Juli Inkster Invitational (72-76-77)
Golfweek Features Eric Banks
Eric Banks’ return to the golf course since undergoing open-heart surgery has caught the attention of many golf enthusiasts. This week, Golfweek’s Brentley Romine had the chance to speak to Banks, his team and coach at the University of Florida. You can read Romine’s article here.
Albin Choi picked up his third consecutive victory with a win at the USF Invitational last week in Florida. Choi now has four victories in his junior season and is making a serious noise to capture the Ben Hogan Award at the end of the season. For more information on the award, click here.
Former Team Canada teammates Stephanie Sherlock of Barrie, Ont., and Rebecca Lee-Bentham of Toronto are making their second starts on the LPGA Tour this week in Phoenix, AZ at the RR Donnelley Founders Cup. They both look to build off their solid season opener at the ISPS Handa Women’s Australian Open, where Bentham tied for 18th and Sherlock finished tied for 55th.
Tweets of the week
YES! A team win for the pack here in Dade City. Picked up an individual and a team title! Great feeling. #GoPack
YES! A team win for the pack here in Dade City. Picked up an individual and a team title! Great feeling. #GoPack— Albin Choi (@AlbinChoi) March 5, 2013
Get to know Team Canada
This week we check in with Development Squad member Kathy Lim of Langley, B.C. In 2012, Kim had two top-10 finishes in CN Future Links Championships and also finished tied for 5th at the BC Junior Girls Championship.
On Course Questions:
GC: Ever had hole in one? If so where and how did it happen?
KL: NOT YET! Coming soon :)
GC: What golfers would make up your dream pairing?
KL: Michelle Wie, Jack Nicklaus and Tiger Woods.
GC: How did you learn to play golf/who introduced you?
KL: My parents were pretty passionate about golf and they played regularly. I wasn't too interested until I was about 12 when I thought I should give it a shot! My parents continue to be my #1 coaches.
GC: What is your most memorable golfing moment?
KL: October 8th, first ever birdie. Par 4 10th hole at Redwoods Golf course. Perfect drive to a perfect putt.
GC: What’s the best golfing advice you’ve ever been given?
KL: "Relax and just play the game"
GC: If someone were to ask you why they should pick up the game of golf, what
would you tell them?
KL: Other than the fact that it's the best possible sport and game to play out there, because it's a game of life. Not only do you get to play a sport, you also build your character along the way.
GC: If you could sit down and have dinner with any professional golfer, who
would it be and what would you ask them?
KL: Lexi Thompson, she's had so much success and experience on the LPGA tour. I would love to be able to have a chat with her about golf and life in general. I could probably relate to her the most being about the same age!
GC: If you could have an intro song every time you teed off what would it be
KL: Cruise by Florida Georgia Line, its upbeat but relaxing at the same time. Love it!
Off Course Questions:
GC: What’s something a lot of people wouldn’t know about you?
KL: I'm allergic to seafood but it's getting better!
GC: If you didn’t play golf what sport would you have wanted to be better at?
KL: I was a volleyball player before golf, so it would be nice to resume and become better at it.
GC: If you could have any super power, what would it be?
KL: Ability to be invisible and go through walls and such, how cool would that be!
GC: What’s on your iPod right now?
KL: Country and Rap. Can't really live without the two.
GC: Do you have any fears? If so, what are they?
KL: FLIES! I'm absolutely terrified of flies, or even one fly. I will immediately leave the room if a fly is present.
GC: When you were little what did you want to be when you grew up?
KL: A lawyer, loved arguing and proving others wrong.
GC: What food can’t you live without?
KL: Nutellalalala (I'm working on it)
GC: What word describes you best?