Cougar Collins

Caledon, Ont. • National Amateur Squad

General Facts

  • Date of birth July 7, 1999
  • Hometown Caledon, Ont.
  • Home club TPC Toronto at Osprey Valley
  • School Eastern Michigan University
  • Years in team 2

Notable moments

  • Champion – 2020 Ontario Men’s Amateur Championship
  • T9 – 2020 Colleton River Collegiate (NCAA)
  • 12th – 2019 Joe Feaganes Marshall Invitational (NCAA)
  • Medalist – 2019 U.S. Men’s Amateur Qualifier (The Thornhill Club)
  • T10 – 2019 Canadian Men’s Amateur Championship
  • 6th – 2019 Ontario Men’s Amateur Championship
  • 6th – 2019 Mid-American Conference Championship (NCAA)
Partner message

Collins joins the Amateur Squad for a second year following a pair of top-15 finishes as a sophomore at Eastern Michigan University. The Caledon, Ont. native secured a notable win at the 2020 Ontario Men’s Amateur Championship, joining notable past winners including Mike Weir, Garrett Rank, Corey Conners and Gary Cowan.

Q & A

  • What are some of your nicknames?

    Cougs

  • Q: How did you get into golf?

    I use to play best ball with my dad in the summer against my buddy and his dad.

  • Q: How do you mark your golf ball?

    Blue line on the number.

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

    I have a sister that is 20.

  • Q: What was the last book you read?

    Sports in Society Issues and Controversies

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

    Seth Rogan

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

    Love to slalom ski.

  • Q: What exercise do you dread the most?

    Running

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

    Picture of my home club at TPC Toronto

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

    No traffic.

  • Q: Do you have any superstitions?

    Mark my ball with the heads side of the coin

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

    Granola bars from 2017

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

    Eye of the Tiger

Equipment

Driver: Titleist TS3
Woods: Titleist TS3
Ball: Pro V1x