Past Junior Squad Member Johnny Travale returns to the Team Canada fold, making his debut on the Amateur Squad. As a sophomore at the University of Central Florida, Travale won the 2019 Tavistock Invitational and placed in the top 10 in four of seven tournaments during the 2019-20 season. The Hamilton, Ont. native finished 7th at the 2019 Canadian Men’s Amateur Championship and represented Canada at the 2018 Toyota Junior World Cup.
Q: What are some of your nicknames?
JT or Trav
Q: How did you get into golf? Explain.
My father took me to the driving range when I was about 3-4 years of age, and started liking it. My grandfathers also played and influenced.
Q: How do you mark your golf ball?
A line with JT, or sometimes just a line depending if I am playing a school logo ball or not.
Q: Do you have any siblings?
I have two younger sisters, Sammy and Sophia
Q: What was the last book you read?
Golf is not a game of perfect by Dr. Bob Rotella.
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 working out and fitness
Q: What exercise do you dread the most?
Q: What was the last picture that you took on your phone?
A picture of the beach
Q: What is the best thing about your hometown?
Family owned restaurants and my friends and family.
Q: Do you have any superstitions?
If I play a good tournament with a certain roommate, I want that same roommate the next week. I will also have the same breakfast.
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?
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