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Getting to know Emily Childs
Courtesy: Cal Athletics  
Release:  12/01/2010

Dec. 1, 2010


Emily Childs won her first collegiate tournament this fall, finishing as the individual medalist at the Edean Ihlanfeldt Invitational. She also set a women's course record at Green Valley Golf Course, shooting a six-under 66 during a qualifying round on Sept. 24. She came into the fall on a hot streak, having won back-to-back championships, earning medalist honors at both the Northern California Golf Association Women's Championships and the California Women's Championship in consecutive weeks.

Click on the video in the story preview to hear from Emily.

Here are some things you may not know about Emily:


Future Goals (after Cal) Play professional golf


What sport teams are you a fan of? The A's, Portland Timbers


When you were a little kid, what did you want to be when you grew up? A pianist


What are you most proud of? My family


Who is your favorite celebrity? Ellen Degeneres


If you could be on any TV show, which would it be? Raising Hope


What is your favorite article of clothing? My peacock scarf


What sort of business would you like to start? Sweets Bakery or Art Studio


If you had a time machine, what year/era would you like to travel to? 1970's


What is one thing about your hometown that you miss? Bike rides with my sister


Best moment from a road trip last season Making the last putt at Washington to win the tournament


Favorite sport other than golf? Swimming


Favorite sports movie? Happy Gilmore, Remember the Titans


Favorite non-sports movie of all-time? Pride and Prejudice


Favorite recent movie? Life as we know it


What challenge do you find in golf that you do not find in any other sport? It is an individual sport. Your results are fully dependent on yourself.


What is a secret talent that few people know you have? I'm a talented artist

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