Getting to know Emily Childs

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,
By Cal Athletics on Wed, December 01, 2010

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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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