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Fan Friday: Talk Story with Momo Sugiyama

Friday, April 1, 2022

This week’s Fan Friday guest features UH Wahine golfer Momo Sugiyama. The freshman was born in Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia and had never visited Hawai’i before starting college at the University of Hawai’i!

Prep via HawaiiAthletics.com:

  • A 2020 graduate of All Saints Anglican School of Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia
  • Captured the South Australian Junior Masters title in 2019, one of three tournaments wins during that season
  • Runner-up at the 2019 FCG International Championships
  • Also won the Alice Springs Junior Open with a new tournament record in 2019
  • Placed fourth at the 2019 Greg Norman Junior Masters and tied for 10th at the 2019 FCG Callaway World Championships
  • Earned medalist honors eight times since 2017
  • Member of the Queensland State team in 2019
  • Gold Coast Representative team member in 2017 and 2018, the latter of which she was selected to the All-Australian Merit Team
  • Best score is 6-under 66