Brendan MacDougall

Calgary, Alta. • National Amateur Squad

General Facts

  • Date of birth December 2, 1997
  • Hometown Calgary, Alta.
  • Home club Glencoe Golf & Country Club
  • School University of Nevada
  • Years in team 3 (Amateur Squad in 2021, 2020, 2019)

Notable moments

  • T11 – 2020 California State Fair Amateur
  • 11th – 2020 Alberta Open (pro)
  • T10 – 2020 Alberta Amateur Championship
  • Champion – 2020 The Challenge @ the Concession (NCAA)
  • T5 – 2020 Wexford Plantation Intercollegiate (NCAA)
  • T10 – 2019 JT Poston Invitational (NCAA)
  • T12 – 2019 Sahalee Players Championship
  • Semi-finalist – 2019 Alberta Match Play Championship
  • 11th – 2019 Big South Championship (NCAA)
  • 3rd – 2019 Wexford Plantation Intercollegiate (NCAA)
  • T16 – 2018 Canadian Men’s Amateur Championship
  • 7th – 2018 Glencoe Invitational
  • Champion – 2018 Alberta Match Play Championship
  • Champion – 2018 Big South Championship (NCAA)
  • 3rd – 2017 Camden Collegiate Invitational (NCAA)
  • 2nd – 2017 Elon Phoenix Invitational (NCAA)
  • Champion – 2017 Alberta Match Play Championship

Partner message

MacDougall joins the national team for a third year following a strong senior campaign at High Point University. Calgary’s MacDougall notched his second collegiate win for the Panthers at The Challenge @ the Concession. MacDougall will play his final year of collegiate golf at the University of Nevada for the 2020-21 season.

Q & A

  • Q: What are some of your nicknames?

    The Doogs

  • Q: How did you get into golf?

    As a young child, I would copy the swings of players I saw on TV. This grew in to hitting plastic balls in the backyard.

  • Q: How do you mark your golf ball?

    Always use a quarter and its always tails side up

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

    I have a younger sister. She is studying kinesiology at the University of Calgary

  • Q: What was the last book you read?

    Pound the Stone by Joshua Medcalf

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

    Ryan Reynolds

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

    I know a few card tricks. Not very magical but cool party tricks

  • Q: What exercise do you dread the most?

    Bench press

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

    Photo of the 17th hole at Tahoe Edgewood Golf course

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

    Calgary Stampede!

  • Q: Do you have any superstitions?

    Always mark my ball with the same side of a quarter. I also always put my right shoe on first

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

    Electrical tape

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

    “Take me Home, Country Roads” by John Denver

Equipment

Woods: Titleist TS3
Irons: Titleist T100
Wedges: Titleist Vokey SM8
Ball: Titleist Pro V1x