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Monet Chun

Biography

Date of Birth
Jan 1, 2001
Hometown
Richmond Hill, Ont.
Home Club
Summit Golf & Country Club
School
University of Michigan (committed)
Years on Team
2 (Development Squad in 2017)

Monet Chun of Richmond Hill, Ont. is the lone returning member to the Women’s Development Squad in 2018. Chun enters her second year on the team after a season highlighted by a win at the Future Links, driven by Acura Ontario Championship. The 17-year-old also registered a top-10 finish at the prestigious Porter Cup while adding a 3rd and 4th place finish at the Junior Orange Bowl and Canada Summer Games, respectively. Chun represented Canada for a second time at the 2017 World Junior Girls Championship at The Marshes Golf Club in Ottawa.

Q & A

Q: What are some of your nicknames?

Money

Q: How did you get into golf? Explain.

My parents put my into golf lessons because they thought I was athletic.

Q: How do you mark your golf ball?

2 dots.

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

3 siblings; 14, 12 ,10.

Q: What was the last book you read?

The Kite Runner

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

Han Ji-min

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

I can dance well.

Q: What exercise do you dread the most?

Pushups

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

Homework

Q: What is the best thing about your hometown?

The people.

Q: Do you have any superstitions?

No.

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

Vaseline

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

Hall of Fame

Highlights

  • Champion – 2018 Future Links, driven by Acura Pacific Championship
  • 3rd – 2018 Mexican Junior Girls Championship
  • Champion – 2018 Junior at Yolo Fliers (AJGA)
  • 2nd – 2018 Toyota Junior Golf World Cup Qualifier
  • Champion – 2018 CJGA Humber College PGM Western Junior Championship
  • 4th – 2017 Canada Summer Games
  • T4 – 2017 Canadian Junior Girls Championship
  • T25 – Canadian Women’s Amateur Championship
  • Champion – 2017 Future Links driven by Acura Ontario Championship
  • Champion – 2017 Investors Group Ontario Junior Spring Classic
  • 9th – Porter Cup
  • 3rd – 2016 Junior Orange Bowl Invitational
  • 8th – 2016 Canadian Junior Girls Championship
  • T11 – 2016 Canadian Women’s Amateur
  • T2 – 2016 Ontario Women’s Amateur
  • 8th – 2016 AJGA Yani Tseng Invitational
  • Champion – 2016 CN Future Links Quebec Championship
  • T4 – 2016 CN Future Links Ontario Championship
  • Champion – 2016 Golf Quebec Junior Spring Open
  • 2nd – 2015 Ontario Juvenile Girls Championships
  • T9 – 2015 Canadian Junior Girls Championship
  • 4th – 2015 Ontario Junior Girls Championship
  • Champion – 2015 Golf Ontario Junior Girls Match Play

Equipment

Driver: Taylormade M1

Woods: Taylormade Aeroburner

Irons: Taylormade PSI

Wedges: Titleist SM6

Putter: Taylormade Daddy Long Legs

Ball: Titleist ProV1

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