British Columbia’s Chris Crisologo makes his return to the national team for a second year. Hailing from Richmond, Crisologo earned his spot on the strength of two impressive victories at the B.C. Amateur and South American Amateur. The Simon Fraser University alumnus also turned heads at the 2018 RBC Canadian Open, capturing the Gary Cowan award as the low amateur in a tie for 45th.
Q: What are some of your nicknames?
Q: How did you get into golf? Explain.
My dad thought it’d be a good idea to introduce me to all sports and I ended up picking golf.
Q: How do you mark your golf ball?
Three blue dots under the number, purple line or arrow.
Q: Do you have any siblings? If so, how old?
Q: What was the last book you read?
A psychology textbook on perception
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?
My first name is Christopher John; I like to say that I’m a good photographer…
Q: What exercise do you dread the most?
The beep test
Q: What was the last picture that you took on your phone?
A wall mural in Vancouver.
Q: What is the best thing about your hometown?
The scenic views and hikes around the city.
Q: Do you have any superstitions?
Q: What is the most surprising thing in your golf bag?
My high school bad tag from Vancouver College (it’s the only tag I put on my bag).
Q: If you could have a walk-up song on the first tee box, what would it be?
Tick Tick Boom by The Hives
Turned pro August 2019
R64 – 2019 U.S. Amateur
15th – 2019 Canadian Men’s Amateur Championship
8th – 2019 Pacific Coast Amateur
3rd – 2019 Sahalee Players Championship
Champion – 2019 South American Championship
45th – 2018 RBC Canadian Open (PGA TOUR)
Champion – 2018 British Columbia Amateur
T5 – 2018 GNAC Championships (NCAA)
T3 – 2018 NDNU Argonaut Invitational (NCAA)
Champion – 2018 South American Amateur
3rd – 2018 Otter Invitational (NCAA)
Champion – 2018 Concordia Invitational (NCAA)
2nd – 2018 WWU Invitational (NCAA)
3rd – 2018 Saint Martin’s Invite (NCAA)
RD-of-64 – 2017 U.S. Amateur
4th – 2017 B.C. Men’s Amateur
4th – 2017 RBC Cordova Bay Invitational
T2 – 2017 Monroe Invitational
2nd – 2017 Glencoe Invitational
T20 – 2017 Freedom 55 Financial Open (Mackenzie Tour – PGA TOUR Canada)
Champion – 2017 GNAC Championship (NCAA)
4th – 2016 Canadian Men’s Amateur
T5 – 2016 B.C. Men’s Amateur
5th – 2016 Canadian University/College Championship
Champion – 2016 Western Washington Invitational (NCAA)
Champion – 2016 Otter Invitational (NCAA)
Champion – 2016 Mustang Invitational (NCAA)
Champion – 2015 St. Martin’s Invitational (NCAA)
First Team All-GNAC (2015-2018)
Semi-finalist – 2018 Jack Nicklaus National Player of the Year Award
Driver: Ping G, 9 degree loft
Woods: Ping G 5 wood, 16.5 degree loft
Irons: Titleist ZB Forged 2 Iron, Ping iBlade PW -4
Wedges: 50, 55, 60 Ping Glide 2.0
Putter: Scotty Cameron Del Mar
Ball: Titleist Pro V1