Ellie Szeryk makes her return to the national team after a strong campaign in the junior circuit in 2018. Her season was underlined by a strong five-stroke victory at the Ontario Women’s Amateur at the Seguin Valley Golf Club. The London, Ont., resident added top-five finishes at the Future Links, driven by Acura Pacific Championship and Mexican Junior Girls. Her older sister, Maddie, just finished her fourth year as a member of the Amateur Squad. Szeryk was part of the Canadian contingent that helped Canada finish 4th at the 2018 World Junior Girls Championship in Ottawa.
Q: What are some of your nicknames?
Q: How did you get into golf? Explain.
I grew up watching my sister play and all I wanted to do was beat her.
Q: How do you mark your golf ball?
I draw a smiling stick figure right next to the logo.
Q: Do you have any siblings? If so, how old?
Q: What was the last book you read?
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
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?
I love languages and public speaking.
Q: What exercise do you dread the most?
Q: What was the last picture that you took on your phone?
A picture of Celeste [Dao] and I by the CN Tower.
Q: What is the best thing about your hometown?
Q: Do you have any superstitions?
I listen to a certain playlist while warming up
Q: What is the most surprising thing in your golf bag?
Q: If you could have a walk-up song on the first tee box, what would it be?
Jurassic Park theme music
Driver: Ping G, 10 degree loft
Woods: Ping G, 3 wood, 5 wood
Irons: Ping iBlades PW-5i
Wedges: Ping Glide 60, 56, 50
Putter: Ping Vault- Oslo
Ball: Titleist ProV1