Katie Cranston

Oakville, Ont. • National Junior Squad

General Facts

  • Date of birth May 19, 2004
  • Hometown Oakville, Ont.
  • Home club Oakville Golf Club
  • School
  • Years in team 1

Notable moments

  • Champion – 2020 Ontario Junior Girls Championship
  • 3rd – 2019 Future Links Fall Series (East)
  • 2nd – 2019 Future Links Ontario Championship
Partner message

Cranston joins the Junior Girls Squad as one of two Team Ontario program graduates. The Oakville, Ont. native had a breakout year highlighted by a win at the 2020 Ontario Junior Girls Championship. In 2019, Cranston finished 2nd at the Future Links Ontario Championship and 3rd at the Future Links Fall Series (East).

Q & A

  • Q: What are some of your nicknames?

    My full name is Katherine, but people usually call me Katie.

  • Q: How did you get into golf?

    When I was younger I would always participate in all the sports at school, when I was ten they had a school golf day so without ever touching a club before I did it and loved it.

  • Q: How do you mark your golf ball?

    I put a blue dot on each side of the number.

  • Q: Do you have any siblings?

    I have two older brothers, Iain and Alastair.

  • Q: What was the last book you read?

    I read Catcher in the Rye for school.

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

    I would get Jennifer Lawrence to play me in a movie.

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

    I was born in Finland and grew up in Russia, so I speak Russian.

  • Q: What exercise do you dread the most?

    Push-ups are my least favourite.

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

    The last photo I took on my phone is of Nessie, my puppy.

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

    Oakville is great because it’s on Lake Ontario and the Oakville Golf Club

  • Q: Do you have any superstitions?

    I always mark my ball in the starters tent.

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

    I have multiple hair brushes in my bag.

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

    “Can’t Hold Us” by Macklemore and Ryan Lewis.

Equipment

Ball: Titleist Pro V1