Athlete Showcase: Dowagiac’s Greta Whitaker

Greta Whitaker is a junior on the Dowagiac golf team.

What has been one of your greatest accomplishments as an athlete?

GW: Schooling a 47 at Cheshire Hills.

Greta Whitaker

What has been one of your biggest disappointments as an athlete?

GW: Playing my worst on an easy course.

Who is a “hero” in your life and why?

GW: My parents are, because they do whatever they can to help me keep going in life.

When are you the most nervous while you are competing?

GW: On the very first hole.

Describe an embarrassing athletic moment.

GW: Tripping over your own club and almost falling.

How do you tend to workout/train when by yourself?

GW: I mostly go to the range.

What other sport would you like to compete in if you were not playing yours?

GW: Volleyball.

Why are sports an important part of a high school experience?

GW: They help you make friends from other schools easier.

How would you give away $50,000?

GW: I would give it to a charity.

If I did not play sports, I would…?

GW: Probably be in clubs to occupy my time.

What is the most challenging thing for you to do in your sport?

GW: Focus.

What is your favorite hobby? Why?

GW: Reading, because I like to kind of shut out reality for a little bit.

Choose one word to describe yourself:

GW: Athletic.


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