Emily Zhu

Richmond Hill, Ont. • National Junior Squad

General Facts

  • Date of birth May 4, 2004
  • Hometown Richmond Hill, Ont.
  • Home club National Pines Golf Club
  • School
  • Years in team 3

Notable moments

  • T11 – 2020 Michigan PGA Women’s Open
  • 3rd – 2019 Dixie Amateur
  • T2 – 2019 Duke of York Young Champions Trophy
  • Champion – 2019 Canadian Junior Girls Championship
  • 2nd – 2019 Ontario Women’s Amateur Championship
  • 3rd – 2019 PGA of Canada Women’s Championship
  • Champion – 2019 Natural Resource Partners Bluegrass Junior (AJGA)
  • T8 – 2019 Junior Orange Bowl
  • T2 – 2018 Duke of York Young Champions Trophy
  • T5 – 2018 AJGA / CJGA Championship
  • T5 – 2018 FORE Performance Junior Championship (AJGA)
  • 2nd – 2018 Canadian Junior Girls Championship
  • Champion – 2018 Canadian Juvenile Girls Championship
  • Champion – 2018 Golf Ontario Investors Group Junior Spring Classic
Partner message

Zhu returns to Team Canada for a third time after a successful second year in the program. The Richmond Hill, Ont., native secured strong results with a T11 finish at the 2020 Michigan PGA Women’s Open (pro), T2 finish at the 2019 Duke of York Young Champions Trophy and a 3rd place finish at the 2019 Dixie Amateur.

Q & A

  • Q: What are some of your nicknames?

    Em, Zookeeper/Zhukeeper

  • Q: How did you get into golf?

    My father introduced me to the game at the age of 5

  • Q: How do you mark your golf ball?

    Three lines across the top of the ball in black and red and an “E” under the ball number

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

    Andre Zhu (14)

  • Q: What was the last book you read?

    A Little History of Science by William Bynum. A good read.

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

    Myself

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

    I like to draw as a hobby

  • Q: What exercise do you dread the most?

    I can’t think of any.

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

    My brother

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

    The diversity and inclusivity

  • Q: Do you have any superstitions?

    I find patterns. Both positive and negative ones

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

    I don’t think I have anything surprising

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

    “Superheroes” by The Scrip

Equipment

Driver: Titleist TS2
Woods: Titleist TS2
Irons: Titleist T200
Wedges: Titleist SM7
Putter: Titleist Phantom X
Ball: Titleist Pro V1x