Q & A Time with Megan Smith,
member of our 2016 team and silver medalist in the 9-10 girls last year. Megan will be back to compete this year.
Name:- Megan Smith
Age:- 11 years
What is your Home Club? Paradise Palms (Cairns)
Handicap (if applicable): 11.1
How long have you been playing golf for? Playing for 4 years
Do you have a favourite player? Paula Creamer
What is your favourite thing about the Australian Junior Age Division Championships? My favourite thing about coming down to Aus Aged Div Championships is seeing the friends I have made over the last 3 years.
What are the courses like in America? How are they different to Australia? The American courses are very different, you have to be a lot straighter. If you go off the fairways you get into a lot of trouble and the greens are very fast.
What was the best part of being part of the Australian team? I loved being part of the Australian team because I got to travel to the USA. And I also made a lot of friends I still keep in contact with.
What were the players from overseas like? Did you make any new friends? I made 2 friends from Las Vegas that I still keep in contact with on Facebook
Do you think competing in America helped your golf? Playing in American definitely helped my golf, playing the best girls in the world was amazing and I wanted to push myself to get to that level.
What are your golfing goals this year? My goals this year are to get to single figure handicap and I would love to go back to the USA again.