Hugo Bernard

Mont-Saint-Hilaire, Que. • Young Pro Squad

General Facts

  • Date of birth December 13, 1994
  • Hometown Mont-Saint-Hilaire, Que.
  • Home club Laval-sur-le-Lac Club
  • School
  • Years in team 7 (Young Pro Squad in 2021, 2020, 2019 | Amateur Squad in 2018, 2017, 2016 | Development Squad in 2013)

Notable moments

  • Will play a mixed PGA TOUR Latinoamerica and Mackenzie Tour PGA TOUR Canada schedule in 2021
  • Former Canadian Men’s Amateur champion (2016) and NCAA DII Championship Medalist (2016)
  • Two-time member of World Amateur Championship team (2016, 2018)
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Q & A

  • Q: What are some of your nicknames?

    Smoothie, Barnyard, Hank

  • Q: How did you get into golf?

    Because I was such a bad hockey player and by watching Tiger Woods on TV.

  • Q: How do you mark your golf ball?

    Red line.

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

    2 sisters (25 and 24)

  • Q: What was the last book you read?

    The Big Miss by Hank Haney

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

    I don’t watch movies so I can’t name any actors.

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

    I love fishing.

  • Q: What exercise do you dread the most?

    The beep test.

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

    A video of my golf swing.

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

    The poutine.

  • Q: Do you have any superstitions?

    Always play a Titleist 4 tournament rounds.

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

    Contact lenses.

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

    “Fix You” by Coldplay

Professional Highlights

  • T4 – 2019 Mackenzie Tour PGA TOUR Canada Q-School (USA East)

Amateur Highlights

  • T9 – 2018 World Amateur Team Championship (team)
  • T12 – 2018 Terra Cotta Invitational
  • T2 – 2018 Azalea Invitational
  • RD-of-16 – 2018 Australian Amateur
  • T10 – 2018 Australian Master of the Amateurs Championship
  • RD-of-32 – 2017 U.S. Men’s Amateur Championship
  • T4 – 2017 Canadian Men’s Amateur Championship
  • T3 – 2017 Murat Cup International Men’s Championship of France
  • T9 – 2017 Terra Cotta Invitational
  • Champion – 2017 Palm Beach County Four Ball
  • T7 – 2017 South American Amateur
  • Champion – 2016 Orlando Amateur
  • T2 – 2016 NCAA Div II Preview
  • Champion – 2016 Canadian Men’s Amateur Championship
  • Champion – 2016 Alexander of Tunis
  • Medalist – 2016 NCAA Division II Championship
  • Champion – 2016 Argonaut Invitational (NCAA)
  • T4 – 2016 Bobcat Invitational (NCAA)
  • T4 – 2016 Southeastern Collegiate (NCAA)
  • 4th – 2016 Regional Preview (NCAA)
  • T9 – 2016 World Amateur Team Championship (team)
  • T2 – 2015 Canadian Men’s Amateur
  • Champion – 2013 Quebec Men’s Amateur
  • Champion – 2012 Graham Cooke Junior Invitational
  • Champion – 2012 Quebec Junior Boys

Accolades

  • Division II First Team All-American (2015-16)
  • Phil Mickelson Award (2015-16)
  • Arnold Palmer National Individual Champion (2015-16)

Equipment

Driver: Titleist D3 917 8.5 degree loft
Woods: Titleist F2 917 15 degree loft
Irons: Titleist 716 mb
Wedges: Titleist Vokey 52, 56, 60
Putter: Scotty Cameron Newport 2 circle T
Ball: Titleist ProV1X