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Katie Cranston

Katie Cranston

Biography

Date of Birth
May 19, 2004
Hometown
Oakville, Ont.
Home Club
Oakville Golf Club
School
Years on Team
1

Cranston joins the Junior Girls Squad as one of two Team Ontario program graduates. The Oakville, Ont. native had a breakout year highlighted by a win at the 2020 Ontario Junior Girls Championship. In 2019, Cranston finished 2nd at the Future Links Ontario Championship and 3rd at the Future Links Fall Series (East).

Q & A

Q: What are some of your nicknames?

My full name is Katherine, but people usually call me Katie.

Q: How did you get into golf?

When I was younger I would always participate in all the sports at school, when I was ten they had a school golf day so without ever touching a club before I did it and loved it.

Q: How do you mark your golf ball?

I put a blue dot on each side of the number.

Q: Do you have any siblings? 

I have two older brothers, Iain and Alastair.

Q: What was the last book you read?

I read Catcher in the Rye for school.

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

I would get Jennifer Lawrence to play me in a movie.

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

I was born in Finland and grew up in Russia, so I speak Russian.

Q: What exercise do you dread the most?

Push-ups are my least favourite.

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

The last photo I took on my phone is of Nessie, my puppy.

Q: What is the best thing about your hometown?

Oakville is great because it’s on Lake Ontario and the Oakville Golf Club

Q: Do you have any superstitions?

I always mark my ball in the starters tent.

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

I have multiple hair brushes in my bag.

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

‘Can’t Hold Us’ by Macklemore and Ryan Lewis.

Highlights

  • Champion – 2020 Ontario Junior Girls Championship
  • 3rd – 2019 Future Links Fall Series (East)
  • 2nd – 2019 Future Links Ontario Championship

Equipment

Ball: Titleist Pro V1