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Willy Bishop

Biography

Date of Birth
Dec 18, 2003
Hometown
Victoria, B.C.
Home Club
Victoria Golf Club
School
Years on Team
1

Bishop secured his spot on the Junior Boys Squad following a breakout summer season. The Victoria, B.C. native won the 2020 B.C. Junior and Juvenile Championship and finished 7th at the 2020 B.C. Men’s Amateur Championship.

Q & A

Q: What are some of your nicknames?

Billy Wishop

Q: How did you get into golf?

Golf summer camps at Royal Colwood Golf Club.  I would be dropped off in the morning, have a lesson all day and then play holes afterwards.  Met lots of friends and the lunches were always great! It made golf fun.

Q: How do you mark your golf ball?

With a black line and three red dots below the number

Q: Do you have any siblings? 

Yes – Older brother Gordie and younger brother Danny

Q: What was the last book you read?

Tiger Woods Biography

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

Happy Gilmore

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

I’m pretty good at basketball and can solve a Rubik’s Cube

Q: What exercise do you dread the most?

Suicides

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

A video of my golf swing at my home driving range

Q: What is the best thing about your hometown?

No snow, can play golf year-round

Q: Do you have any superstitions?

None!

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

A three month old sandwich and a banana peel

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

Goosebumps (by Travis Scott)

Highlights

  • Champion – 2020 B.C. Junior and Juvenile Championship
  • 7th – 2020 B.C. Men’s Amateur Championship
  • 6th – 2019 Future Links Fall Series (West)

Equipment

Wedges: Vokey SM7

Putter: Scotty Cameron X5

Ball: Titleist Pro V1x