Ashton McCulloch

Kingston, Ont. • Team Canada

General Facts

  • Date of birth July 20, 2002
  • Hometown Kingston, Ont.
  • Home club Cataraqui Golf & Country Club
  • School Michigan State University (So.)
  • Years on team 2021 (Junior Squad); 2023-24 (Team Canada)

Notable moments

  • Champion – 118th Canadian Men’s Amateur, presented by BDO
  • 2022 First Team All-Midwest
  • 2021 Second Team All-Big Ten
  • 2021 Big Ten Freshman of the Year
  • Champion – 2021 British Columbia Amateur
  • Champion – 2021 The Glencoe Invitational

Q & A

  • Q: What are some of your nicknames?

    Ash

  • Q: How did you get into golf?

    My Father played at a high level from a young age and as any kid I wanted to be just like my hero.

  • Q: How do you mark your golf ball?

    A black dot for alignment, with a red line through the Titleist logo.

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

    I have a older sister Brooklyn, brother Bryson and two Golden retrievers

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

    Shawn Mendes (I wish)

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

    I played competitive hockey from the age of 6 as a goalie, as well as played guitar.

  • Q: What exercise do you dread the most?

    Beep test.

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

    Having the perfect blend between city/rural living

  • Q: Do you have any superstitions?

    Too many to count

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

    Always carrying my go-to bucket hat

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

    Taylor Swift – “You Belong with Me”

Equipment

Driver: Titleist TSi3

Woods/Hybrids: Titleist TSi2;Titleist TSi1

Irons: Titleist T-200

Wedges: Vokey SM8

Ball: Titleist Pro V1