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Cougar Collins

Cougar Collins

Biography

Date of Birth
Jul 7, 1999
Hometown
Caledon, Ont.
Home Club
TPC Toronto at Osprey Valley
School
Eastern Michigan University
Years on Team
2

Collins joins the Amateur Squad for a second year following a pair of top-15 finishes as a sophomore at Eastern Michigan University. The Caledon, Ont. native secured a notable win at the 2020 Ontario Men's Amateur Championship, joining notable past winners including Mike Weir, Garrett Rank, Corey Conners and Gary Cowan.

Q & A

Q: What are some of your nicknames?

Cougs.

Q: How did you get into golf?

I use to play best ball with my dad in the summer against my buddy and his dad.

Q: How do you mark your golf ball?

Blue line on the number.

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

I have a sister that is 20.

Q: What was the last book you read?

Sports in Society Issues and Controversies

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

Seth Rogan

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

Love to slalom ski.

Q: What exercise do you dread the most?

Running

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

Picture of my home club at TPC Toronto

Q: What is the best thing about your hometown?

No traffic.

Q: Do you have any superstitions?

Mark my ball with the heads side of the coin

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

Granola bars from 2017

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

Eye of the Tiger

Highlights

  • Champion – 2020 Ontario Men’s Amateur Championship
  • T9 – 2020 Colleton River Collegiate (NCAA)
  • 12th – 2019 Joe Feaganes Marshall Invitational (NCAA)
  • Medalist – 2019 U.S. Men’s Amateur Qualifier (The Thornhill Club)
  • T10 – 2019 Canadian Men’s Amateur Championship
  • 6th – 2019 Ontario Men’s Amateur Championship
  • 6th – 2019 Mid-American Conference Championship (NCAA)

Equipment

Driver: Titleist TS3
Woods: Titleist TS3
Ball:  Pro V1x