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Kylie Chung

Suwanee , GA
Age: 10 - 11
Gender: Girls
Region: Middle Atlantic
The Path to the National Finals
  1. Local Qualifier
    Event Completed
    Atlanta, GA 30305
    Jun 10, 2021
  2. Sub-Regional Qualifier
    Event Completed
    Duluth, GA 30097
    Aug 15, 2021
  3. Regional Qualifier
    Event Completed
    Charlotte, NC 28210
    Sep 25, 2021
HOMETOWN:
Cumming, Georgia
PLAYER BIRTHPLACE:
Atlanta, Georgia
NAME AND LOCATION OF SCHOOL:
Haw Creek Elementary
GRADE IN SCHOOL:
5th
HOME GOLF COURSE AND LOCATION:
Laurel Springs Golf Club, Suwanee, GA
PLAY GOLF RIGHT OR LEFT HANDED:
Right
AGE STARTED PLAYING GOLF:
5
LOWEST SCORE SHOT (9 AND/OR 18 HOLES):
32 on nine holes
HOW DID YOU BECOME INTERESTED IN GOLF?
Watching my dad at the range
WHO INTRODUCED YOU TO GOLF?
My dad
WHO DO YOU NORMALLY PLAY GOLF WITH?
My sister Ella
WHO IS YOUR GOLF INSTRUCTOR?
Jun Yum, Jimmy Harris and Eric Baek
WHAT DO YOU LIKE MOST ABOUT PLAYING GOLF?
Meeting new friends and the competition.
WHAT PART OF GOLF DO YOU LIKE TO PRACTICE THE MOST?
Mid irons and putting
WHAT’S THE MOST DIFFICULT THING ABOUT GOLF?
The ups and downs and staying mentally focused
WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE CLUB?
Driver
WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE GOLF COURSE IN THE WORLD?
Augusta National
WHAT IS YOUR BIGGEST ACHIEVEMENT IN GOLF SO FAR?
Becoming a DCP National Finalist
DO YOU PARTICIPATE IN PGA JUNIOR LEAGUE?
Yes
LOCAL QUALIFYING SITE / RESULTS / MEMORABLE MOMENTS:
Bobby Jones Golf Club/2nd/Watching my little sister make it to the sub-regionals.
SUBREGIONAL QUALIFYING SITE / RESULTS / MEMORABLE MOMENTS:
TPC Sugarloaf/1st/
REGIONAL QUALIFYING SITE / RESULTS / MEMORABLE MOMENTS:
Quail Hollow/1st/Winning in a playoff to go to Augusta.
HAVE YOU TRIED TO QUALIFIY FOR DRIVE, CHIP AND PUTT IN THE PAST? IF SO, PLEASE LIST EACH OF THE YEARS AND PREVIOUS RESULTS:
2018 - Regional , 2019- Regional, 2021- National Finals
DID YOU WATCH LAST YEAR’S DRIVE, CHIP AND PUTT NATIONAL FINALS ON TELEVISION? IF SO, WHAT IMPACT DID THAT HAVE ON YOUR PARTICIPATION THIS YEAR?
I saw my friends on TV living one of my golf dreams, and it made me want to try to achieve the same goal.
LIST FROM STRONGEST TO WEAKEST – DRIVING, CHIPPING, PUTTING:
Putting, driving then chipping
HAVE YOU EVER BEEN TO THE MASTERS BEFORE? IF SO, WHEN?
Yes, in 2019.
WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE MASTERS MEMORY? U.S. OPEN OR U.S. WOMEN’S OPEN MEMORY? PGA CHAMPIONSHIP OR WOMEN’S PGA CHAMPIONSHIP MEMORY?
Watching Nelly Korda win the KPMG championship at Atlanta Athletic Club and following her around.
WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE MEMORY WATCHING GOLF ON TV?
Tiger Woods winning the Masters in 2019.
WHO IS YOUR FAVORITE MALE GOLFER, AND WHY?
Tiger Woods, he's the GOAT.
WHO IS YOUR FAVORITE FEMALE GOLFER, AND WHY?
Nelly Korda, I love her swing and her attitude.
WHO IS THE COOLEST PLAYER IN GOLF, AND WHY?
Danielle Kang, I love her interaction with the fans.
DO YOU HAVE ANY SUPERSTITIONS AS IT RELATES TO GOLF? IF SO, PLEASE DESCRIBE:
I use a new ball after a bogey.
DO YOU PLAY ANY GOLF VIDEO GAMES? IF SO, WHICH ONE(S)?:
Mario Golf on Nintendo Switch
WHAT FOOD WOULD YOU SERVE AT YOUR CHAMPIONS DINNER AT AUGUSTA NATIONAL?:
Korean BBQ
FAVORITE SCHOOL SUBJECT:
Math
FAVORITE SCHOOL TEACHER:
Christy Lee
FAVORITE SPORT (OTHER THAN GOLF):
Football
FAVORITE SINGER / MUSIC GROUP:
Justin Bieber
FAVORITE TV SHOW:
American Ninja Warrior
HERO / ROLE MODEL(S):
My dad
WHAT’S THE BEST PIECE OF ADVICE YOU’VE EVER RECEIVED?
Can't make birdies if you leave it short.
WHAT DO YOU WANT TO BE WHEN YOUR GROW UP?
Professional golfer
DESCRIBE YOURSELF:
Shy, quiet and always keeps a poker face but fiery and competitive inside.
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