March 25, 2009
Name: Adam Hadwin
Sport: Men's Golf
Post-college ambition: Turn professional and become the #1 golfer in the world.
Person with greatest influence in athletic career: My parents
Biggest thrill in sports: Traveling to Japan to represent my country.
Athlete you most admire: Tiger Woods
What impresses you most about your coach(es): The effort they put in to improving each member of the team.
What has been your biggest obstacle to overcome: My mind
Hobbies and outside interests: Finance, cars, cooking and any other sport.
Favorite movie(s): American Gangster, I am Legend, The Pursuit of Happyness
Favorite TV show(s): Family Guy, Mad Money, The Real World
Favorite musical group/artist: Lil Wayne, Akon
Favorite foods: Anything meat
Favorite class: Finance 401 (Investments)
Favorite book: The DaVinci Code, Fearless Golf
Favorite funny movie quote: "Rule #76, Play like a champion."
Favorite professional team: Vancouver Canucks
Favorite sports writer or announcer: David Faherty
Person you'd most like to meet: Tiger Woods
Words that describes you best are: Competitive, hard-working
Best advice you've gotten about sports: "Hard work will beat talent in the long run."
What people should know about you but probably don't: I love to cook.
If you could have dinner with three people (current, historical or fictional), who would it be: Tiger Woods, Jim Cramer, Will Smith
Why you chose U of L: Great facilities, great academics.
Best part of being an athlete: The amount of support we receive.
The moment you realized you were really good at your sport: Selected to play for Team Canada in the World Junior Golf Team Championship in Japan.
If you won the lottery, you would use the money for: Pay off my parents' debt, start my career in golf
The strangest thing that has ever happened to you while you were competing in your sport:
Having a golf ball get stuck up a tree
What is your favorite place you have ever visited: Grandma's House!
What is your favorite season or seasons of the year (spring, summer, etc.): Spring and Summer