Steele makes his first appearance on the Amateur Squad following a strong junior year at Sam Houston State highlighted by his win at the 2019 Southland Conference Championship. The Kingston, Ont. native finished 4th at the 2019 Ontario Men's Amateur Championship and recently notched another win at the 2019 Sam Hall Intercollegiate. Steele has continued this momentum into the fall 2019 NCAA season, with top-6 finishes in five of his six starts.
Q: What are some of your nicknames?
My college coach started calling me “Snowdog” when I got to school.
Q: How did you get into golf?
Growing up, I was very fortunate to have the opportunity to play many different sports. I was first introduced to the game of golf when I was about 6 years old. Golf ended up being a small part of a Sport’s Camp that I attended and I loved it! Soon after, I was playing a 9 – hole, par 3 course with my Poppa every Saturday.
Q: How do you mark your golf ball?
Pretty simple, a black dot on the top of the ball that I point upwards when I putt.
Q: Do you have any siblings? If so, how old?
I have an older sister Sydni, who is 25.
Q: What was the last book you read?
Better Than I Found It – Mike McGraw
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 played drums for about 8 years up until the middle of High School.
Q: What exercise do you dread the most?
I try to like them all, but probably anything on the Assault Bike.
Q: What was the last picture that you took on your phone?
A picture of the NCAA Headquarters, in Indianapolis.
Q: What is the best thing about your hometown?
Family and it has a bit of everything.
Q: Do you have any superstitions?
I always use the same coin to mark my golf ball and divot tool.
Q: What is the most surprising thing in your golf bag?
Probably the amount of snacks I have.
Q: If you could have a walk-up song on the first tee box, what would it be?
Lights come on – Jason Aldean
|Driver:||Titleist TS3 9.5 degrees|
|Woods:||Titleist TS2 14.25 degrees|
|Irons:||Titleist 718 MB Pw-7 iron, Ap2 6-4 iron|
|Wedges:||Vokey Sm7 – 50, 54, 58.|
|Putter:||Scotty Cameron Newport 2|