Meet Oliver Smith
Senior year golf enthusiast
Santa Teresa golf Course
San Jose, CA
story time with Oliver
THE 8 QUESTION GAUNTLET
Who are you & what describes you the best?
My name is Oliver Smith, I’m currently in my senior year of high school, I would describe myself as very laid back, a bit on the quiet side, and pretty calm.
Why do you play golf? What does golf mean to you?
I play golf because I love the sport and want to pursue it going into college. Golf is the thing I work most for and put the most effort in.
When you play golf, what’s most important for you?
Most important is of course doing well, but also meeting new people, especially in tournaments. I love meeting people who are enthusiastic about the sport as I am.
What is special about ODIN?
A great up and coming brand with quality items that aren’t as expensive as some of the big names in golf, also from my experience with Jordan they are very warm, friendly and also excited for their brand going forward.
How is the golf scene changing? Where do you see golf in 10 years?
These days a lot of people are focusing on speed and distance, I think the trend will continue and hitting it far will be a key part of the game. Golf is gaining popularity and I think in 10 years it will be one of the most watched sports.
Do you play music on the course? What's your go-to song?
I sometimes play music on the driving range and my go to is centuries by fall out boy.
What's your favorite golf course?
I played a course called La Iguana golf course in Costa Rica a long time ago and that has been my favorite course ever since.
What is your favorite golf tournament format?
You've been invited to play at Augusta. You can bring 3 other people of your choice: 1 PGA player, 1 friend/family member and 1 famous person. Who are they?
Rory Mcilroy, my dad and Tom Holland