Nicole Gal

Q & A

  • Q: How did you get into golf?

    My dad and grandpa brought me to a driving range when I was 4 and I loved it ever since.

  • Q: What is something most people don’t know about you? Any hidden talents?

    I took dance for 12 years and I still really like it.

  • Q: What is the best thing about your hometown?

    My family, friends and Oakville Golf Club.

  • Q: Do you have any superstitions?

    I always have 2 tees in my hair.

  • Q: If you could have a walk-up song on the first tee box, what would it be

    “Edge of Darkness” by Greta Van Fleet

Equipment

Michelle Liu

Q & A

  • Q: How did you get into golf?

    My sister was interested in golf, so my mom signed her up for a summer camp (and I tagged along because I was at that age where I thought everything my sister did was the coolest thing ever). We both thought it was pretty fun, so we started taking weekly golf classes.

  • Q: What is something most people don’t know about you? Any hidden talents?

    I play some video games, although I’m pretty bad at most of them.

  • Q: What is the best thing about your hometown?

    We have a lot of bubble tea stores. Like a LOT of them.

  • Q: Do you have any superstitions?

    Not really.

  • Q: If you could have a walk-up song on the first tee box, what would it be?

    “Strawberry Moon” by IU.

Lauren Kim

Q & A

  • Q: How did you get into golf?

    We had plastic baby golf clubs in our house and the first time I hit my parent’s new TV, they said “time to go to the range!” Since then, I fell in love with the game.

  • Q: What is something most people don’t know about you? Any hidden talents?

    I played guitar for 6 years – don’t ask me to play anything because I forgot everything I learned…

  • Q: What is the best thing about your hometown?

    It is peaceful, safe, close to the city, and it is right by the ocean.

  • Q: Do you have any superstitions?

    No.

  • Q: If you could have a walk-up song on the first tee box, what would it be?

    “Dancing Queen” by ABBA.

Equipment

Katie Cranston

Q & A

  • Q: How did you get into golf?

    When I was younger I would always participate in all the sports at school, when I was ten they had a school golf day so without ever touching a club before I did it and loved it.

  • Q: What is something most people don’t know about you? Any hidden talents?

    I was born in Finland and speak Russian.

  • Q: What is the best thing about your hometown?

    The people, scenery and my golf club.

  • Q: Do you have any superstitions?

    I always mark my ball with a dot on each side of the number on both sides.

  • Q: If you could have a walk-up song on the first tee box, what would it be?

    “All The Right Moves” by OneRepublic.

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JP Parr

Q & A

  • Q: How did you get into golf?

    I was passing by a golf course when I was about 4 years old and I told my parents that I wanted to try golf. And once I tried it I fell in love.

  • Q: What is something most people don’t know about you? Any hidden talents?

    I don’t really have any hidden talents but I played Ultimate Frisbee for my school and I was actually really good

  • Q: What is the best thing about your hometown?

    The best thing about my hometown is that it’s small and everyone knows everyone.

  • Q: Do you have any superstitions?

    I wouldn’t say it’s a superstition but I always mark my ball the same way.

  • Q: If you could have a walk-up song on the first tee box, what would it be?

    “Our Song” by Taylor Swift.

Equipment

Hunter Thomson

Thomson joins the Junior Boys Squad following a notable season that included a win at the 2020 Alberta Junior Boys Championship, a 2nd place finish at the 2020 Alberta Men’s Amateur Championship and reaching the semi-finals at the 2020 Alberta Men’s Match Play Championship. The Calgary native has committed to play golf at the University of Michigan starting in the fall of 2021.

Q & A

  • Q: What are some of your nicknames?

    I have never had any real nicknames but some of my close friends call me Hunt.

  • Q: How did you get into golf?

    When I was 4 years old my dad borrowed the hole-cutter from the Calgary Golf & Country Club and he cut three hole locations with real pins in our backyard. I would spend hours a day hitting whiffle balls back and forth

  • Q: How do you mark your golf ball?

    I put one dot beside each number, then I put three dots over the “Pro V1” line, then three other dots opposite that.

  • Q: Do you have any siblings?

    I have four older siblings. Lyn, Jenny, John, and Byron.

  • Q: What was the last book you read?

    Inner Excellence by Jim Murphy

  • Q: Who would play you in a movie about your life?

    Bradley Cooper

  • Q: What is something most people don’t know about you? Any hidden talents?

    I competitively ski raced for the Banff Alpine Racers before I switched to golf full time.

  • Q: What exercise do you dread the most?

    The beep test is borderline torture.

  • Q: What was the last picture that you took on your phone?

    A picture of me, post wisdom teeth removal, very puffy cheeks.

  • Q: What is the best thing about your hometown?

    The Calgary Stampede every July.

  • Q: Do you have any superstitions?

    I don’t have any.

  • Q: What is the most surprising thing in your golf bag?

    A wrench for my Clicgear. It failed me once, so I always keep it in there.

  • Q: If you could have a walk-up song on the first tee box, what would it be?

    “Worst Behaviour” by Drake

Equipment

Ball: Titleist Pro V1

Ashton McCulloch

Q & A

  • Q: What are some of your nicknames?

    Ash

  • Q: How did you get into golf?

    My Father played at a high level from a young age and as any kid I wanted to be just like my hero.

  • Q: How do you mark your golf ball?

    A black dot for alignment, with a red line through the Titleist logo.

  • Q: Do you have any siblings? If so, how old?

    I have a older sister Brooklyn, brother Bryson and two Golden retrievers

  • Q: Who would play you in a movie about your life?

    Shawn Mendes (I wish)

  • Q: What is something most people don’t know about you? Any hidden talents?

    I played competitive hockey from the age of 6 as a goalie, as well as played guitar.

  • Q: What exercise do you dread the most?

    Beep test.

  • Q: What is the best thing about your hometown?

    Having the perfect blend between city/rural living

  • Q: Do you have any superstitions?

    Too many to count

  • Q: What is the most surprising thing in your golf bag?

    Always carrying my go-to bucket hat

  • Q: If you could have a walk-up song on the first tee box, what would it be?

    Taylor Swift – “You Belong with Me”

Equipment

Driver: Titleist TSi3

Woods/Hybrids: Titleist TSi2;Titleist TSi1

Irons: Titleist T-200

Wedges: Vokey SM8

Ball: Titleist Pro V1

Angela Arora

Q & A

  • Q: How did you get into golf?

    My dad introduced me to golf when I was 6. He would take me to the range after work and from there I fell in love with the game.

  • Q: What is something most people don’t know about you? Any hidden talents?

    I love to dance.

  • Q: What is the best thing about your hometown?

    My school, my home course and the people.

  • Q: Do you have any superstitions?

    Yes, I always play with Titleist #1.

  • Q: If you could have a walk-up song on the first tee box, what would it be?

    “Never Say Never” by Justin Bieber.

Equipment