Quebec’s Olivier Ménard is one of three athletes from the province to make the national junior squad. The Salaberry-de-Valleyfield, Que., native joins the team after a season that featured top-five finishes at the CCAA Championship, Canadian Junior Boys Championship, Future Links, driven by Acura Quebec Championship, Quebec Amateur and the Quebec Junior Provincial Match-Up. Ménard was named All-Canadian for his efforts with the Cégep André Laurendeau.
Q: What are some of your nicknames?
I usually go by Oli.
Q: How did you get into golf?
I watched my dad hit some golf balls when I was young so later I decided that I wanted to play as well and it all started from there.
Q: How do you mark your golf ball?
I put a blue line on the pro V1x.
Q: Do you have any siblings, If so, how old?
I have a brother he is 16 years old.
Q: What was the last book you read?
Tiger Woods’ How I Play Golf.
Q: Who would you play in a movie about your life?
Probably my brother.
Q: What is something most people don’t know about you? Any hidden talents?
Pretty good at ping pong and I used to play high-level hockey.
Q: What exercise do you dread the most?
Cardio stuff is the worst!
Q: What was the last picture that you took on your phone?
Picture of my school golf team.
Q: What is the best thing about your hometown?
They have the best hockey rink in the area.
Q: Do you have any superstitions?
I don’t play with Titleist 1 in tournaments.
Q:What is the most surprising thing in your golf bag?
I probably have around 10 golf gloves in it
Q: If you could have a walk-up song on the first tee box, what would it be?
Mob Ties by Drake
3rd – 2018 PING CCAA National Championship
Runner-up – 2018 Golf Québec Junior Provincial Match-Play
T2 – 2018 Canadian Junior Boys Championship
T4 – 2018 Future Links Québec Championship
Driver: Taylormade M1 460 head graphite design black shaft tour AD S6
Woods: Titleist TS3 13.5 even flow T1100
Irons: Titleist AP2 c-taper 120 S
Wedges: Titleist SM7 46,50,54,58 c-taper 120 S
Putter: Taylormade Spider
Ball: Titleist Pro V1x