Victoria, B.C., resident Nolan Thoroughgood punched his ticket to the Development Squad after recording a T7 finish at the Glencoe Invitational before going on to post fourth place finishes at both the B.C. and Canadian Junior Championships. The 2016 B.C. Men’s Amateur champion will join as one of four rookies to this year’s Development Squad.
Q: What are some of your nicknames?
Q: How did you get into golf? Explain.
I had always lived across from what is now my home club Royal Colwood. For the first 7 years of living there I didn’t even realize it was a golf course. One summer one of my friends convinced me to do a summer camp at Royal Colwood. Instantly I was hooked, and from that moment on I knew golf was my sport.
Q: How do you mark your golf ball?
I don’t have a consistent marking I use on a ball. Changes from a line, a dot or both.
Q: Do you have any siblings? If so, how old?
I have a younger sister, her name is Macey and she is 14.
Q: What was the last book you read?
The Girl Who Loved Tom Gordon
Q: Who would play you in a movie about your life?
Q: What is something most people don’t know about you? Any hidden talents?
The only thing I can think of is that some people at my school don’t even know I golf.
Q: What exercise do you dread the most?
Plank and cardio.
Q: What was the last picture that you took on your phone?
My volleyball team at our Island Championship.
Q: What is the best thing about your hometown?
Year round golf.
Q: Do you have any superstitions?
I try to avoid any superstitions.
Q: What is the most surprising thing in your golf bag?
For all I know, a couple month old banana.
Q: If you could have a walk-up song on the first tee box, what would it be?
Juke Box Hero
Driver: 917 D2 10.5 loft
Woods: 917 3 wood, 917 F2 hybrid
Irons: Titleist AP2 PW-4
Wedges: Titleist Vokey 52, 56, 60
Putter: Scotty Cameron newport Nochback 2.0
Ball: Titleist ProV1