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Brendan MacDougall

Brendan MacDougall

Biography

Date of Birth
Dec 2, 1997
Hometown
Calgary, Alta.
Home Club
Glencoe Golf & Country Club
School
High Point University (Junior)
Years on Team
First year

MacDougall joins the national team as the lone rookie this season after a strong collegiate campaign for High Point University. As a sophomore, Calgary’s MacDougall captured the Big South Conference Championship by a convincing six strokes and added four top-20 results for the Panthers. He followed his collegiate season with a T16 result at the 2018 Canadian Men’s Amateur and a victory at the Alberta Match Play Championship. In 2016, MacDougall lost in a playoff at the Future Links, driven by Acura Western Championship.

Q & A

Q: What are some of your nicknames?

Doogs, Thor

Q: How did you get into golf?

Watching golf when I was young, maybe two or three years old, I would try to copy the swings of pros on TV.

Q: How do you mark your golf ball?

Small dot underneath the number and a line through the Titleist.

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

I have an 18 year-old sister, Mady.

Q: What was the last book you read?

“The Lucifer Effect” by Philip Zimbardo.

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

Chris Hemsworth

Q: What exercise do you dread the most?

Bench press

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

A picture of the beach at Kiawah Island.

Q: What is the best thing about your hometown?

Calgary Stampede.

Q: Do you have any superstitions?

I always use the tails side of a coin to mark my ball.

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

Donkey head cover

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

“Youngblood” – 5 Seconds of Summer

Highlights

Champion – 2018 Big South Championship
Champion – 2018 Alberta Match Play Championship

Accolades

Holds the season scoring record at High Point University (72.00 during the 2017-2018 season)

Equipment

Driver: Cobra King F8+

Woods: Ping G30

Irons: Titleist AP2

Wedges: Titleist Vokey SM6 (50,54,60)

Putter: Odyssey Oworks #7

Ball: Titleist ProV1x