May 4, 2009
Junior golfer Lacey Agnew will play in her first NCAA Regional championship this week at the University of Florida. After earning her way into the Seminoles’ line-up during the fall of 2008, Agnew has been one of the Seminoles’ steadiest players throughout the fall and spring seasons. She dropped by the sports information office and sat down with seminoles.com for a question and answer session before the team left for Gainesville and the NCAA Tournament.
What is your most memorable moment since you have been at Florida State?
My most memorable moment so far was when we won our own tournament in Destin my freshman year. I played well and finished in sixth place. I’m hoping that the best memory is still to come during my career.”
What is your favorite junk food?
“I wouldn’t consider it junk food- but my vice is definitely Chick-Fil-A!!!”
Do you have a specific pre-match ritual?
“I don’t have a specific pre-match routine but I make sure I am warmed up and focused before heading to the course. I always like to hear from my parents before I go out whether there with me or if I communicate with them by phone or text.”
If you weren’t playing golf, what sport would you be playing or what would you be doing?
“I grew up playing basketball and would have loved to have pursued that sport.”
What is your best golf memory?
My best golf memory came during my senior year in high school in our state championship match. I was the last person to finish and didn’t know it at the time but I birdied the 18th hole to win the championship for our team by one stroke.”
What is your dream car?
“My dream car would probably be a range rover on some rims and a little sound system. I’m from Atlanta- what else do you expect?”
What’s the one thing you couldn’t do without?
“I couldn’t do without Chick-Fil-A!!”
“Are you a morning or an evening person?
“I would have to say I’m an evening person.”
Who is your favorite golfer to watch play?
“I like watching Fred Couples because he has one of the purest golf swings in the game — and of course Tiger Woods.”
“Who is the one person you would like to play a round of golf with?
“I would love to play a round with Arnold Palmer It would be interesting to hear about his experiences and life lessons.”
What age did you start playing golf?>br>
“I began playing golf when I was 11 years old.”
“What is your favorite movie and why?
“My favorite movie is “Remember the Titans”. It’s a true story, is very inspirational and makes you feel good after watching it.”
What’s the one place in the world you would most like to visit?
“I would really like to visit Australia- and now that one of my teammates (Hannah Thomson) is from there maybe I can!”
What would you do with $1 million?
“I would buy my parents their dream car, spend some shoes and sunglasses and save most of it for the future.”