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Courtesy: Ryan Powell, UND Media Relations
Sophomore Jeremy Kirk is under the "Dozen Divots" spotlight in this edition.
A Dozen Divots: Jeremy Kirk
Courtesy: UNDsports.com
Release: 04/21/2017
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Here is another installment of "A Dozen Divots", which will take a closer look at the University of North Dakota men's golf team. This session's featured player is sophomore Jeremy Kirk.

Where are you from and what do you like most about your hometown?
"I am from Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada. And, what I like most about my hometown its location. Northwestern Ontario is a beautiful place to live."

When did you start playing golf and who got you started playing the game?
"I began playing golf at the age of 5. I was introduced to the game by my grandfather." 

What is the favorite course you have played?
"My favorite course is my home course back in Canada: Fort William Country Club."

What is your dream foursome and on what course would you want to play?
"My dream group would be a threesome with my Dad and grandfather at Augusta National."

Who is your favorite professional golfer and why?
"Tiger Woods because I was inspired to get into competitive golf after his win at the 2008 U.S. Open."

What are your hobbies outside of golf?
"I like to play hockey, lacrosse and also go camping." 

What is your major and career aspirations?
"My major is ACS Chemistry. My career aspiration is to become a doctor back in my hometown."

What is your go-to club in your golf bag?
"Putter."

If you’re playing alternate shot, who from the team do you want driving on your team, who do you want putting and who do you want hitting an approach shot?
Driving: Daniel Sayler
Approach: Patrick Traynor
Putting: Jack McClintock

How many hole-in-ones (descriptions if so) or describe your most memorable hole out?
"I don't have any hole-in-ones, but my most memorable hole-out came during the first round of the 2013 Ontario Under-17 Championship. It took one bounce and went in from 117 yards out. It's memorable because it was my first big hole-out in competition."

If you were not playing collegiate golf, is there another sport you would want to play in college?
"Lacrosse."

What’s your nickname most used by teammates?
"Jerms."

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