18 HOLES & 18 QUESTIONS! With Mila Snook of Bally Haly Golf Course

Mila is 12 years old and a grade 6 student at Brookside Intermediate. Her favorite subject in school is geography. When she is not playing golf, she plays soccer in the premier youth league with the U12 Feildians girls’ team and enjoys playing school and club basketball. Mila also likes to play piano and chess in her spare time. Outside of sports, she loves watching Adam Sandler movies. Mila recently won the Royal LePage Junior Provincial Championship at Gander Golf Club, which ran from July 3rd-5th.

1. What is your full name?

Mila McKinley Snook

2. Where were you born?

St. John’s

3. Where do you live today?

Portugal Cove

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

I can name every country in the world.

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

Bally Haly Golf and Country Club

6. Who do you regularly play golf with?

My dad and twin sister Freyaa

7. What’s the favorite course you ever played?

Pinehurst (Longleaf)

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

TPC Scottsdale … especially the stadium hole

9. Where and when did you start golfing?

Age 4. The Original Bally Haly Country Club

10. Can you (briefly) tell us about your most memorable golf experience?

Finishing 21st at the US Kids World Championship in Pinehurst in 2019. The final round was the first time I shot par in a tournament.

11. Can you (briefly) tell us about your funniest golf experience?

Watching my sister step on a rake like in the cartoons

12. What is your greatest golf accomplishment?

Winning the Women’s Club Championship at Bally Haly at age 10.

13. How do you like to relax?

Watching comedies and youtube videos

14. What is your favorite movie and/or book?

Happy Gilmore (anything by Adam Sandler)

15. What is your most treasured golf possession?

My first golf set (3 clubs)

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

Not getting upset at myself / getting distracted easily

17. What three professional golfers would you like to join you at a dream dinner party?

Tiger Woods – Brooke Henderson – John Daly

18. What is your best score ever?

34 (2 under par) at a Tely Tour Event and 78 at Bally Haly