Getting to Know Joi Pentin
Sophomore Joi Pentin competed in two tournaments in the fall of 2010, carding a Cal career best one-over 73 in the final round of the Ptarmigan Ram Fall Classic.
In high school, Joi played golf in the East Bay Athletic League, earning All-East Bay MVP honors 2005-08. She won the 2008 EBAL Championship and advanced to the NorCals. She set the EBAL scoring record by 15 strokes with her four-year high school scoring average was 0.7 over par. She played in the 2008 Junior Girls America's Cup in Calgary, Alberta, Canada on the Northern California team. Click HERE to hear from Joi.
Here are some things you may not know about Joi:
What are your future goals? I would like to go into business and investments. Depending on my situation, I would also consider graduate school.
Of what sport teams are you a fan? SF Giants!
When you were a little kid, what did you want to be when you grew up? Olympic Gymnast
Of what are you most proud? My team and how we take steps each day to be the best in the nation.
Who is your favorite celebrity? Julia Roberts
If you could be on any TV show, which would it be? The Office, The Apprentice
What is your favorite article of clothing? Jeans
What sort of business would you like to start? Investment Company
Whose diary would you really like to read? My friend Julie...it would be quite interesting.
Where is your favorite place to relax? Pebble Beach/Carmel..when its sunny
Who has been your favorite professor/ class at Cal? ED52 Tony Mirabelli
If you had a time machine, to what year would you like to travel? 2018
What is one thing about your hometown that you miss? Our downtown
What was the best moment from a road trip? Making the suitcases a train.
What is the strongest part of your game? Short Game
What is your favorite sport other than golf? Tennis, Cycling
What is your favorite sports movie? The Blind Side
What is your favorite non-sports movie? Up in the Air
What is your favorite recent movie? Inception
What challenge do you find in golf that you do not find in any other sport? It is very individual and extremely precise.
What is a secret talent that few people know you have? I would love to make pottery for a living.