Q-and-A with Matt ward, Plainfield South golfer
BY DENNIS NELSON For Sun-Times Media August 28, 2011 10:20PM
Updated: November 25, 2011 12:24AM
Sports: Golf, Basketball
Awards: Two-time All-Southwest Prairie Conference, 2010 Edwardsville Sectional qualifier, 2010 state qualifier, Joliet Junior Park District champion, Illinois Elks state champion, iTour Cup champion, 2011 Plainfield Central Invite champion.
What was your most embarrassing sports moment?
I got kicked in the face last winter during basketball and broke my nose. The next couple weeks at practice I had to wear one of those weird looking face guards.
What was your most glorious sports moments?
Qualifying for the state tournament last year and winning conference as a team my freshman year.
What is your favorite pig-out food?
Who are your favorite athletes?
Chicago Bulls guard and reigning NBA MVP Derrick Rose, Olympic gold medal snowboarder Shaun White and professional golfer Bubba Watson
I have never chewed gum.
What’s on your iPod?
Mostly rock music: Kings of Leon, Foo Fighters, Aerosmith, Nickelback and others.
What is your favorite movie and why?
“Batman: The Dark Night.” The Joker is great in that movie.
When did you first pick up a club?
Around age 6.
What’s the best thing about golf?
No two shots are the same, so there is a new challenge on every shot.
What are your individual goals for the 2011 season?
Play better than last year, keep improving throughout the season and try to take one hole at a time.