Willy Bishop

Victoria, B.C. • National Junior Squad

General Facts

  • Date of birth December 18, 2003
  • Hometown Victoria, B.C.
  • Home club Victoria Golf Club
  • School
  • Years in team 1

Notable moments

  • Champion – 2020 B.C. Junior and Juvenile Championship
  • 7th – 2020 B.C. Men’s Amateur Championship
  • 6th – 2019 Future Links Fall Series (West)
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Bishop secured his spot on the Junior Boys Squad following a breakout summer season. The Victoria, B.C. native won the 2020 B.C. Junior and Juvenile Championship and finished 7th at the 2020 B.C. Men’s Amateur Championship.

Q & A

  • Q: What are some of your nicknames?

    Billy Wishop

  • How did you get into golf?

    Golf summer camps at Royal Colwood Golf Club. I would be dropped off in the morning, have a lesson all day and then play holes afterwards. Met lots of friends and the lunches were always great! It made golf fun.

  • How do you mark your golf ball?

    With a black line and three red dots below the number

  • Do you have any siblings?

    Yes – Older brother Gordie and younger brother Danny

  • What was the last book you read?

    Tiger Woods Biography

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

    Happy Gilmore

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

    I’m pretty good at basketball and can solve a Rubik’s Cube

  • What exercise do you dread the most?

    Suicides

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

    A video of my golf swing at my home driving range

  • What is the best thing about your hometown?

    No snow, can play golf year-round

  • Do you have any superstitions?

    None!

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

    A three month old sandwich and a banana peel

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

    “Goosebumps” by Travis Scott

Equipment

Wedges: Vokey SM7
Putter: Scotty Cameron X5
Ball: Titleist Pro V1x