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Emily Zhu

Emily Zhu

Biography

Date of Birth
May 4, 2004
Hometown
Richmond Hill, Ont.
Home Club
National Pines Golf Club
School
High School
Years on Team
First year

Emily Zhu joins Team Canada as the youngest member in the program. The Richmond Hill, Ont., native had a strong 2018 campaign highlighted by a win in the juvenile division at the Canadian Junior Girls and a runner-up finish in the junior girls’ division. Zhu was victorious at the Golf Ontario Investors Group Junior Spring Classic and finished T2 in the girls’ division at the Duke of York. She was a part of the team represented Canada at the 2018 World Junior Girls Championship.

Q & A

Q: What are some of your nicknames?

Em

Q: How did you get into golf?

My father introduced me to the game.

Q: How do you mark your golf ball?

With a red line and a red “E”.

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

I have a younger brother, 12 years old.

Q: What was the last book you read?

Far Far Away.

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

Myself

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

I am pretty good in English and public speaking.

Q: What exercise do you dread the most?

I’m not really sure, pull-ups maybe?

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

My last picture was of a farm I was driving by.

Q: What is the best thing about your hometown?

Everything!

Q: Do you have any superstitions?

I think everyone does, even if they say they don’t.

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

I have a small medical pouch that I keep in my bag at all times

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

Red by Jackson Wang and ICE

Highlights

  • Champion – 2019 Canadian Junior Girls Championship
  • 2nd – 2019 Ontario Women’s Amateur Championship
  • 3rd – 2019 PGA of Canada Women’s Championship
  • Champion – 2019 Natural Resource Partners Bluegrass Junior (AJGA)
  • T8 – 2019 Junior Orange Bowl
  • T2 – 2018 Duke of York Young Champions Trophy
  • T5 – 2018 AJGA / CJGA Championship
  • T5 – 2018 FORE Performance Junior Championship (AJGA)
  • 2nd – 2018 Canadian Junior Girls Championship
  • Champion – 2018 Canadian Juvenile Girls Championship
  • 3rd – 2018 Quebec Women’s Amateur Championship
  • Champion – 2018 Golf Ontario Investors Group Junior Spring Classic

 

Equipment

Driver: Titleist TS2

Woods: Titleist TS2

Hybrid: Titleist 818 H1

Irons: Titleist 718 AP3 (5-P)

Wedges: Titleist SM7 Jet Black (50,54,60)

Putter: Scotty Cameron Futura 5.5m

Ball: Titleist ProV1x