Calgary’s Jaclyn Lee also returns for a third year on the Amateur Squad. She makes her return following a collegiate season that included five top-20 finishes as a sophomore for the Ohio State Buckeyes. Lee, a former Future Links, driven by Acura Junior Skills National Event winner, added a runner-up finish at the B.C. Amateur followed by a T17 result at the Canadian Amateur. In 2016, Lee was the recipient of the Marlene Streit Award (low amateur) at the CP Women’s Open in addition to winning the Alberta Ladies Amateur title for a second time.
Q: What are some of your nicknames?
Jac, Jackie, JL
Q: How did you get into golf? Explain.
My dad initially got my sister and I into golf so we could play it as a family sport. Carolyn and I ended up liking it and started playing the sport competitively- my parents don’t play anymore though.
Q: How do you mark your golf ball?
Pink line and orange dots to make a circle.
Q: Do you have any siblings? If so, how old?
I have an older sister, Carolyn! She is now 22 (2 years older than me)
Q: What was the last book you read?
Other than my school textbooks, Training Camp by Jon Gordon
Q: Who would play you in a movie about your life?
Lucy Liu or Brenda Song
Q: What is something most people don’t know about you? Any hidden talents?
Most of my friends know that I’m a huge foodie… I have an adventurous palate so I’m always willing to try new foods. No hidden talents that I can think of though!
Q: What exercise do you dread the most?
Plate push circuits
Q: What was the last picture that you took on your phone?
Coincidentally- a picture of my food.
Q: What is the best thing about your hometown?
I really like the mountains- it’s something I’ve missed while at school in Ohio.
Q: Do you have any superstitions?
Yes, honestly too many to count or name!
Q: What is the most surprising thing in your golf bag?
I’m basically a walking pharmacy on the golf course.
Q: If you could have a walk-up song on the first tee box, what would it be?
Eye of the Tiger
Driver: Ping G LS tec, 9 degree loft
Woods: Ping G30 3 wood, 5 wood, Ping G 4 hybrid
Irons: Ping I Series 9-5
Wedges: Ping Glide 46, 50, 54, 58
Putter: Ping Cadence TR Ketsch-Mid
Ball: Titleist ProV1