Victoria, B.C., native Naomi Ko solidified her return to the Amateur Squad after an impressive 2018 campaign that featured four top-20 finishes as a junior for the N.C. State Wolfpack. Ko was part of a three-person team that rallied to finish 7th at the 2018 World Amateur in Ireland. Ko won the Canadian Junior Girls Championship in 2016 and captured the B.C. Junior Girls in 2014. She is entering her seventh year as part of the Team Canada program.
Q: What are some of your nicknames?
Q: Who or what got you into golf? Explain.
My mom got me into golf, mainly to receive an athletic scholarship.
Q: What was the last book you read?
Hamlet… not by choice.
Q: Who would play you in a movie about your life?
Kono- From Hawaii Five-O
Q: What is something most people don’t know about you? Any hidden talents?
I like to bake and cook on my free time.
Q: What exercise do you dread the most?
Q: What was the last picture that you took on your phone?
A picture of my frozen yogurt.
Q: What is the best thing about your hometown?
The amount of trees that we have.
Q: Do you have any superstitions?
What I eat before my tournament rounds.
Q: What is the most surprising thing in your golf bag?
Nothing really, everything is all normal stuff that you would see in a golf bag.
Q: If you could have a walk-up song on the first tee box, what would it be?
Shake it off- Taylor Swift.