How did you get started playing golf? I started hitting balls around my backyard when I was about 5. Who taught you how to play golf? My dad. Who has been the most influential person in your life? My parents. If you could play any golf course in the world, what would it be and why? I would most like to play St. Andrews in Scotland because it’s the oldest golf course in the world. What are your favorite clubs in your bag? My favorite club is my driver. When you are not playing golf, what are you doing? When I’m not playing golf, I like to play baseball, basketball, and football. I also like to play video games. As a junior golfer, who do you look up to for inspiration? Rory McIlroy is a big inspiration to me. He hits the ball very far, has a great short-game, and is a nice guy. Do you have any superstitions on the golf course? Not really. What has been your favorite memory so far on the golf course? When I holed out a 80yd shot from the fairway for birdie at Country Club of the North. What do you hope to accomplish as a golfer? I just want to keep improving my game and become the best I can be.
Jr. PROfiles Nate Osborn