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: What are some of your nicknames?
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?
Q: What exercise do you dread the most?
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?
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
Semi-finalist – 2019 Alberta Match Play Championship
11th – 2019 Big South Championship (NCAA)
3rd – 2019 Wexford Plantation Intercollegiate (NCAA)
T16 – 2018 Canadian Men’s Amateur Championship
7th – 2018 Glencoe Invitational
Champion – 2018 Alberta Match Play Championship
Champion – 2018 Big South Championship (NCAA)
3rd – 2017 Camden Collegiate Invitational (NCAA)
2nd – 2017 Elon Phoenix Invitational (NCAA)
Champion – 2017 Alberta Match Play Championship
Holds the season scoring record at High Point University (72.00 during the 2017-2018 season)
Driver: Cobra King F8+
Woods: Ping G30
Irons: Titleist AP2
Wedges: Titleist Vokey SM6 (50,54,60)
Putter: Odyssey Oworks #7
Ball: Titleist ProV1x