18 Holes 18 Questions: Daniel Sharpe


18 Holes! 18 QUESTIONS!

Name:   Daniel Sharpe

Gander Golf Course

Biography: Daniel is the 2023 Newfoundland Junior Mens Champion. He is 16 years of age and a student at Corner Brook Regional High School. In the wintertime when he isn’t golfing he plays basketball and likes to watch other people play golf on YouTube while longing for summer to return! You may also hear Daniel playing classical music on the piano or trumpet with his grandad.

  1. What is your full name?

Daniel Jon Sharpe

  1. Where were your born”

Corner Brook, Newfoundland

  1. Where do you live today?

Corner Brook, Newfoundland

  1. What would people be surprised to learn about you?

I also play piano and trumpet and I have two pet rabbits.

  1. Are you a member of a golf club and what club?

I am a member of Blomidon Golf Club in Corner Brook.

  1. Who do you regularly play golf with?

I most often play golf with my dad and my younger brother. However I also sign up randomly to play with other older members of Blomidon. It’s been nice getting to know them and they have been really great to golf with.

  1. What’s the favorite course you have ever played?

 I love playing Blomidon, especially when it opens each spring. It really does have amazing views and is well kept and I love all the wildlife. I even saw a moose cross in front of me one morning. Other than my home course, I would have to say that my favorite course to play is Humber Valley Resort. The views of the river are spectacular and it’s really well kept. Lots of wildlife there too, though beware of the foxes who like to play fetch with your golfballs!

  1. What course would you like to play anywhere in the world?

 Augusta National

  1. Where and when did you start golfing?

I started golfing at Blomidon Golf Club in Corner Brook, Newfoundland when I was 7 years old in the Junior Program with coach Wayne Allen.

  1. Can you (briefly) tell us your most memorable golf experience.

That would be this June when I almost had a hole in one on the final hole during a men’s four man scramble tournament at Blomidon. My ball took one bounce before disappearing into the hole, hit the bottom of the cup, and then bounced back out!

  1. Can you (briefly) tell us your funniest golf experience.

There are lots of funny things that happened to my dad (some of which I have on video) but I have not been permitted to make them public.

  1. What is your greatest golf accomplishment?

 Winning the Junior Provincial Championship this year.

  1. What is your most treasured golf possession?

I treasure all of my clubs but I would have to say my driver, as I have broken my last 3 in various unfortunate accidents.

  1. What is your best/worst quality on the golf course?

  No matter how bad I am playing, I keep going but sometimes I forget to eat and then I play even worse.

  1. What 3 professional golfers would you like to join you at a dream dinner party?

  Scottie Scheffler, Wesley Bryan, and Colin Morikawa

  1.  What 3 local golfer would you like to join you at a dream dinner?

  Jim Keough, Rob Myrden, and Wayne Ford because they are a riot to hang out with!

  1.    Have you ever had a hole-in-one?

  No, but have had some very frustrating near misses.

  1.  What is your best score ever? 

My best round ever was shooting an even par 64 over 16 holes at The Humber River Tely Tour in Deer Lake this year and I also shot 72 from the back tees at Blomidon in Corner Brook .