Alisha Lau

Richmond, B.C. • National Amateur Squad

General Facts

  • Date of birth October 16, 1999
  • Hometown Richmond, B.C.
  • Home club Marine Drive Golf Club
  • School University of Colorado
  • Years in team 2 ( Amateur Squad in 2021 | Junior Squad in 2015)

Notable moments

  • T9 – 2019 Molly Collegiate Invitational (NCAA)
  • 2nd – 2019 B.C. Women’s Amateur
  • Champion – 2017 B.C. Junior Girls Championship
  • Champion – 2016 CN Future Links Prairie Championship

Partner message

Lau makes her debut on the Amateur Squad after being a member of the Team Canada Junior Girl’s Squad in 2015. The University of Colorado junior notched five top-20 finishes during the 2019-20 season, including a T9 finish at The Molly Collegiate Invitational. The Richmond, B.C. native has previous wins at the 2016 CN Future Links Prairie Championship and the 2019 B.C. Junior Girls Championship.

Q & A

  • Q: What are some of your nicknames?

    Leesh, Lish, Alish

  • Q: How did you get into golf?

    My dad played when I was younger so he would take my brother and I to the driving range. In the summer time my parents would also put my brother and I in camps to keep us busy.

  • Q: How do you mark your golf ball?

    Three red lines, one over the ProV1 for lining up putts and two across the Titleist on either side.

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

    A younger brother!

  • Q: What was the last book you read?

    Extreme Ownership by Jocko Willink

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

    Chloe Bennet

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

    I’m a pretty big philosophy nerd!

  • Q: What exercise do you dread the most?

    Burpees

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

    A photo of my friend Annika and her dog Braxton at our early friendsgiving.

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

    Being so close to Vancouver

  • Q: Do you have any superstitions?

    I always have to start the round with 5 tees in my pocket

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

    A fidget spinner

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

    “Space Cadet” by Metro Boomin

Equipment

Wedges: Vokey SM7
Ball: Titleist ProV