Ani Gulugian - Profile


Ani Gulugian

Home Town: Irvine, California
Class of 2010

Three career AJGA victories

Member of the 2009 PING Junior Solheim Cup U.S. Team

Favorite food(s): French fries, my mom's tacos

On your iPod: Everything from Lil Wayne, Jason Mraz, Taylor Swift...I'm pretty sure I cover every genre including reppin' the oldies 50's, 60's, 70's, 80's and 90's. I love it all.

Favorite movie(s): Wedding Crashers, Breakfast at Tiffany's

Hidden talent: Singing

Biggest fear: Failure, the creepy things in scary movies, snakes, sharks

Favorite course: Monterey Peninsula Country Club (Pebble Beach, Calif.)

Dream foursome: Adam Scott, Nancy Lopez, Justin Timberlake, me

Favorite golfer(s), alive/deceased: Adam Scott, Nancy Lopez, Annika Sorenstam, Lorena Ochoa

Words to live by: Treat others the way you want to be treated

Best golf tip: Stay patient

Shot you love to practice: Flop shots

Needs improvement: More distance

Favorite club: My putter

Ballmarker: It varies on the outfit or how I'm feeling, but I really like Bonjoc markers

Superstitions: I have to eat pasta before the round, I just play better.

Holes-in-one: 3

Age you first broke 70: 12

Lowest round ever: 66

Love to trade places with: Angelina Jolie

Favorite non-golf athlete: Michael Phelps

Best thing about traveling to play golf? Getting to see the world and hanging out with all of my friends that I'm closest to but only get to see during tournaments

Your excitement to start UCLA next fall: I'm so excited! I can't wait to live in Westwood and compete in college golf with all of my friends that have moved on from junior golf.

What do you like to do off the course when at AJGA tournaments: The activities are usually a lot of fun or a bunch of us will go to dinner and a movie or putt in the hallways together

Favorite place visited for a tournament: Hands down, the Mayakoba Junior Golf Classic (Playa del Carmen, Mexico).