Steele returns to the Amateur Squad following a strong senior year at Sam Houston State highlighted by his win at the 2020 Border Olympics. The Kingston, Ont. native had an accomplished career as a Bearcat and was notably named to the All-Region Team in 2020, recognizing the top collegiate golfers at the NCAA
Division 1 level.
Q & A
Q: What are some of your nicknames?
My college coach started calling me “Snowdog” when I got to school.
Q: How did you get into golf?
Growing up, I was very fortunate to have the opportunity to play many different sports. I was first introduced to the game of golf when I was about 6 years old. Golf ended up being a small part of a sport’s camp that I attended and I loved it! Soon after, I was playing a 9 hole, par 3 course with my Poppa every Saturday.
Q: How do you mark your golf ball?
Pretty simple, a black dot on the top of the ball that I point upwards when I putt.
Q: Do you have any siblings? If so, how old?
I have an older sister Sydni, who is 26.
Q: What was the last book you read?
Better Than I Found It – Mike McGraw
Q: Who would play you in a movie about your life?
Q: What is something most people don’t know about you? Any hidden talents?
I played drums for about 8 years up until the middle of High School.
Q: What exercise do you dread the most?
I try to like them all, but probably anything on the Assault Bike.
Q: What was the last picture that you took on your phone?
A picture of the NCAA Headquarters, in Indianapolis.
Q: What is the best thing about your hometown?
Family and it has a bit of everything.
Q: Do you have any superstitions?
I always use the same coin to mark my golf ball and divot tool.
Q: What is the most surprising thing in your golf bag?
Probably the amount of snacks I have.
Q: If you could have a walk-up song on the first tee box, what would it be?
“Lights Come On” by Jason Aldean
Driver: Titleist TS3 9.5 degrees
Woods: Titleist TS2 14.25 degrees
Irons: Titleist 718 MB Pw-7 iron, Ap2 6-4 iron
Wedges: Vokey Sm7 – 50, 54, 58.
Putter: Scotty Cameron Newport 2
Ball: Titleist ProV1