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Evan Holmes

Biography

Date of Birth
Aug 30, 1994
Birthplace
Calgary, AB
Home Club
Glencoe Golf & Country Club
School
University of British Columbia
Years on Team

Q & A

What are some of your nicknames?
Holmesy, Wadd

 

Who or what got you into golf? Explain?
My dad got me started on a par 3 course when I was eight. I loved it but remember shanking one and hitting him in the leg, he wasn’t impressed.

 

What is your favourite pre-competition meal?
Eggs, yogurt, bagel w/ cream cheese

 

How about your favourite “cheat” meal?
Panda Express/Chipotle

 

What was the last book you read?
Strokes Gained by Mark Broadie

 

What is something most people don’t know about you? Any hidden talents?
I love table tennis

 

What exercise do you dread the most?
Squats

 

What was the last picture that you took on your phone?
Screenshot a snapchat

 

What is the best thing about your hometown?
Calgary’s roads.  Living in Vancouver makes me appreciate Deerfoot trail.

 

What is the most surprising thing in your golf bag?
Martini golf tee

 

If you could have a walk-up song on the first tee box, what would it be?
Stronger – Kanye West

Highlights

Men’s Medalist Honours 2017 Canadian University/College Championship

T1 – 2016 Sun Life Financial Men’s Amateur Championship
T3 – 2016 Glencoe Invitational
T6 – 2016 Canadian University/College Championship

2016 Alberta Golf Men’s Amateur Player of the Year