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Ellie Szeryk

Biography

Date of Birth
Sep 5, 2001
Hometown
London, Ont.
Home Club
Ontario Public Player
School
Texas A&M (committed)
Years on Team
First year

Ellie Szeryk is one of four rookies to join the Development Squad in 2018. The 16-year-old won the Ontario Junior Girls before following that up with a T2 result at the Canadian Junior Girls. Szeryk also posted two runner-up finishes at the Future Links, driven by Acura Ontario and Quebec championships. Her older sister, Maddie, is entering her fourth year as a member of the Amateur Squad. Szeryk was part of the Canadian contingent that represented Canada at the 2017 World Junior Girls Championship at The Marshes Golf Club in Ottawa.

Q & A

Q: What are some of your nicknames?

Nora, Elle

Q: How did you get into golf? Explain.

I grew up watching my sister play and all I wanted to do was beat her.

Q: How do you mark your golf ball?

Black line with 2 red maple leafs

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

Maddie, 21

Q: What was the last book you read?

The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

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

Scarlett Johansson

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

I love languages and public speaking.

Q: What exercise do you dread the most?

Shuttles

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

A picture of Celeste [Dao] and I by the CN Tower.

Q: What is the best thing about your hometown?

London Knights

Q: Do you have any superstitions?

I have to wear certain earrings and 2 certain colors of lipstick.

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

I have a French phrase book in my bag so if there’s slow play I can whip it out and work on my French.

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

Jump by Kriss Kross

Highlights

  • T12 – 2018 Scott Robertson Memorial Golf Tournament
  • 2nd – 2018 Future Links, driven by Acura Pacific Championship
  • T5 – 2018 Mexican Junior Girls Championship
  • 22nd – 2018 South American Amateur
  • 3rd – 2017 Canada Summer Games
  • T2 – 2017 Canadian Junior Girls
  • Champion – 2017 Ontario Junior Girls
  • 2nd – 2017 Future Links, driven by Acura Quebec Championship
  • 2nd – 2017 Future Links, driven by Acura Ontario Championship
  • T6 – 2017 AJGA UA / Hunter Mahan Championship
  • 16th – 2016 Canadian Junior Girls
  • T2 – 2016 Ontario Junior Girls
  • Champion – 2016 Ontario Junior Girls Spring Classic

Equipment

Driver: Ping G, 10 degree loft

Woods: Ping G, 3 wood, 5 wood

Irons: Ping iBlades PW-5i

Wedges: Ping Glide 60, 56, 50

Putter: Ping Vault- Oslo

Ball: Titleist ProV1