Time to Meet: Britney Choy

Photo Credit: Scott Miller

As the off season keeps players from competing on the Road to the LPGA, SymetraTour.com will run a new feature to keep fans in touch with the future stars of women’s golf. This edition of Time to Meet… features Hawaii native and two-year member Britney Choy. The University of New Mexico alum was a 2008 Mountain West Conference First-Team selection and was a member of the three-time winning MWC Women’s Golf Championship team (2008-2010). She was the individual runner-up at the 2009 MWC Championship was also a two-time member of the MWC Academic All-Conference Team (2008, 2010). Choy made her Symetra Tour debut in 2011 and made 14 starts in her rookie season, making 10 cuts. She finished this season 25th on Tour in average driving distance (251 yards) and posted a season best T50 at the Credit Union Challenge. See who the Hawaiian admires, the most charitable thing she’s done and what she likes best and the least about traveling on Tour.

Name:  Britney Choy
Hometown: Wahiawa, Hawaii                
Twitter: @Bch0y74

If you could be on a show based only on your personality or interests, which one would it be and why?
Diner, Drive-Ins and Dives because every city we go to I try to stop at their best cheap famous restaurant or hole in the wall

What was your favorite board game growing up?
Candyland

If you could witness any event past present, or future, what would it be?
A Bob Marley concert

Describe the best meal you’ve had while on the road and where you had it…
During an off week in Rhode Island at a beach house: home-made clam chowder, stuffed clams, steamed clams and steamed whole Maine lobster

What story does your family always tell about you?
They always mention how they had to stop me from eating all of 24 ounce prime rib when I was 11.

What is one of your favorite quotes?
If there’s a will, there’s a way

If you had one last round of golf to play, who would make up your foursome?
Tiger Woods, Annika Sorenstam, Bubba Watson

Who do you admire and why?
My nana. She’s 82 and she still runs her business and always lives her life to the fullest

Do you prefer Facebook or Twitter and why?
Twitter because it’s easier to keep up and update everyone

What is the most rewarding charitable thing you’ve done?
Relay for Life. I helped organize it with the American Cancer Society my senior year in college

What is your favorite sports team?
University of New Mexico Lobos- every team

Name what you like most and least about being a professional golfer
Most- get to golf every day and meet amazing people          Least: Never home for more than a couple months

What is the top played song on your Ipod? Most frequently listened to artist?
DJ Baumer- he is a close friend from Hawaii and he is an awesome DJ

If a movie were filmed about your life, who would play you?
Tiffany Joh!

What is your favorite country to travel to?
I would like to travel to japan or Korea

If you could play one pro sport besides golf, what would it be?
Cross Fit champion or a pro surfer

First concert you ever went to…
A big reggae concert in Hawaii when I was in 8th grade

Three things you would bring on a deserted island and why?
Water, Bible and ukulele. So I can stay hydrated, keep my faith and sing awesome songs about being on an island

What do you consider to be the most valuable thing you own?
My car- 2012 Scion XB. She is white and her name is Snow White

If you had one last practice round on the Symetra Tour, who would make up your foursome?
Fiona Puyo, Michelle Shin, Macarena Silva and Kimberly Kim

What company/brand do you wear golfing?
Turtle Bay Resort, North Shore, Oahu

If you had the opportunity to tell the fans and the media something about yourself or your career, what would it be?
I love my job and I love traveling around the country with these awesome girls on the Symetra Tour

Topics: Get to know, Britney Choy