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Monet Chun

Monet Chun

Biography

Date of Birth
Jan 1, 2001
Hometown
Richmond Hill, Ont.
Home Club
Summit Golf & Country Club
School
University of Michigan (committed)
Years on Team
3

Monet Chun is one of three athletes to return to the team in 2019. The Richmond Hill, Ont., product had a season earmarked by a trio of victories at the CJGA Western Championship, AJGA Junior at Yolo Fliers and Future Links, driven by Acura Pacific Championship. Chun added top-five finishes at the Future Links, driven by Acura Ontario Championship and the Mexican Junior Girls.

Q & A

Q: What are some of your nicknames?

Money, Mo

Q: How did you get into golf? Explain.

My parents wanted me to play a sport with minimal risks of injury, so I began taking golf lessons.

Q: How do you mark your golf ball?

Either a blue, black or red line. It depends on which colour marker I find first.

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

I have three younger siblings. Adele (16), William (14), Wilbur (11)

Q: What was the last book you read?

The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt

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

Jackie Chan. I want it to be an action movie.

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

I don’t think I have any.

Q: What exercise do you dread the most?

I’ve tripped over more than enough times doing shuttle runs.

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

I have a picture of my sister.

Q: What is the best thing about your hometown?

My family

Q: Do you have any superstitions?

I don’t think I have any superstitions.

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

I carry around a hanger in my golf bag.

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

Kung Fu Fighting from the movie Kung Fu Panda.

Highlights

  • R32 – 2019 British Junior Girls Championship
  • T18 – 2019 Canadian Junior Girls Championship
  • 3rd – 2019 AJGA C.T. Pan Junior Championship
  • Champion – 2018 MJT International Team Challenge 
  • 3rd – 2018 AJGA FORE Performance Junior Championship
  • 2nd – 2018 Future Links, driven by Acura Ontario Championship
  • Champion – 2018 Future Links, driven by Acura Pacific Championship
  • Champion – 2018 Junior at Yolo Fliers (AJGA)
  • 3rd – 2018 Mexican Junior Girls Championship
  • Champion – 2018 CJGA Humber College PGM Western Junior Championship
  • 4th – 2017 Canada Summer Games
  • T4 – 2017 Canadian Junior Girls Championship
  • 9th – 2017 Women’s Porter Cup
  • Champion – 2017 Future Links driven by Acura Ontario Championship
  • Champion – 2017 Investors Group Ontario Junior Spring Classic
  • 3rd – 2016 Junior Orange Bowl Invitational
  • T16 – 2016 World Junior Girls Championship
  • T11 – 2016 Canadian Women’s Amateur
  • T2 – 2016 Ontario Women’s Amateur
  • Champion – 2016 CN Future Links Quebec Championship
  • Champion – 2016 Golf Quebec Junior Spring Open
  • 2nd – 2015 Ontario Juvenile Girls Championships
  • Champion – 2015 Golf Ontario Junior Girls Match Play

Equipment

Driver: Taylormade M6
Woods: Titleist 917 3 Wood
Irons: Taylormade P790
Wedges: Titleist Vokey SM7
Putter: Taylormade Spider
Ball: Titleist ProV1

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