Emily Zhu makes her return to Team Canada after a successful first year in the program. The Richmond Hill, Ont., native had a strong 2019 campaign highlighted by wins at the Canadian Junior Girls Championship and the AJGA Natural Resource Partners Bluegrass Junior. Zhu also notched two runner-up finishes at the 2019 Ontario Women's Amateur Championship and the 2019 Duke of York Young Champions Trophy and a runner-up finish in the junior girls’ division. She has represented Canada at the past three World Junior Girls Championships.
Q: What are some of your nicknames?
Q: How did you get into golf?
I got into the game of golf when my dad introduced it to me back when I was around 5 years old.
Q: How do you mark your golf ball?
I have a red line going across the top of the ball, sort of connecting the two “Titleist” logos. I also have a small red “E” underneath my ball number
Q: Do you have any siblings, If so, how old?
I have a younger brother, Andre Zhu. He is 13 years old.
Q: What was the last book you read?
The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini for my English class
Q: Who would you play in a movie about your life?
Q: What is something most people don’t know about you? Any hidden talents?
I unintentionally collect tees everywhere I go.
Q: What exercise do you dread the most?
I don’t really have an exercise that I dread more than others.
Q: What was the last picture that you took on your phone?
Two cats I saw at a cat cafe.
Q: What is the best thing about your hometown?
The diversity and open-mindedness everyone has.
Q: Do you have any superstitions?
I find patterns in everything. Especially on the golf course when I am finishing out a putt. I have been trying to stop myself from believing in the patterns I find unless they help comfort me.
Q:What is the most surprising thing in your golf bag?
I don’t think I really have anything too surprising. I have a pouch that has a ton of tees.
Q: If you could have a walk-up song on the first tee box, what would it be?
Red by Jackson Wang and ICE
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