Malik Dao

Notre-Dame-Ile-Perrot, Qué. • National Junior Squad

General Facts

  • Date of birth May 3, 2004
  • Hometown Notre-Dame-Ile-Perrot, Qué.
  • Home club Summerlea Golf & Country Club
  • School
  • Years in team 2

Notable moments

  • Champion – 2020 Québec Men’s Amateur Championship
  • Champion- 2019 Future Links Atlantic
  • T9 – 2019 Canadian Junior Boys Championship
  • Champion – 2019 Québec Junior Boys Match Play
  • 2nd – 2019 Future Links Fall Series East
Partner message

Dao, who joins the Junior Boys Squad for his second year, is one of three players originating from Québec. The Notre-Dame-de l’Île-Perrot native notched a major victory this summer with a win at the 2020 Québec Men’s Amateur Championship.

Q & A

  • Q: What are some of your nicknames?

    My name is pretty short, people just call me Malik.

  • Q: How did you get into golf?

    My dad is a passionate golfer. He brought me to the range one day and I loved it!

  • Q: How do you mark your golf ball?

    I make a line on my ball to help me line up.

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

    I have a sister. Her name is Céleste.

  • Q: What was the last book you read?

    Le Passager from Patrick Senécal in a french class.

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

    I would be nice if it could be Tom Cruise.

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

    I am a pretty good snowboarder.

  • Q: What exercise do you dread the most?

    Pull-ups are the worse!

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

    It was a photo with my friends in a golf tournament.

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

    It is surrounded by a lake which offers nice views.

  • Q: Do you have any superstitions?

    When I’m playing bad, I change the color of my line on my ball.

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

    I have so many training aids.

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

    “Remember the Name” by Fort Minor

Equipment

Driver: Titleist, TS3
Woods: Titleist, TS3
Irons: Titleist, T100
Wedges: Vokey Design, SM7
Putter: Scotty Cameron
Ball: Titleist Pro V1