Know Your Bulldogs: Abby Johnson
Abby Johnson's best individual finish in 2010-11 was a tie for 16th at Rancho Bernardo.

June 13, 2011

Abby Johnson is a rising junior at Georgia who enjoyed a solid season during 2010-11. Johnson participated in six of 10 tournaments and contributed 82.1 percent counting rounds, the Bulldogs' third-best mark behind All-Americans Marta Silva Zamora and Emilie Burger. Johnson an several of her teammates are playing in this week's Women's Eastern Amateur Championship in Charleston, S.C.

Favorite Movie: The Lion King    
Favorite Movie Star: Denzel Washington or Patrick Dempsey
Favorite TV Show: Greys Anatomy, without a doubt!
Favorite Reality TV Show: The Bachelor and The Bachelorette  
Number of facebook friends: 1,245
What song best represents your personality: Heart Like Mine by Miranda Lambert
What actress would you pick to play you in a movie: Kate Hudson
What is your most prize possession: My family
Place you’d most like to visit: Greece and Paris
What would be your dream job: ESPN sideline reporter or SportsCenter anchor
Favorite Book: The Series of Unfortunate Events by Lemony Snickett
Favorite quote:  All hard work brings profit, but mere talk will lead only to poverty. Proverbs 14:23
Favorite golf club: 52-degree wedge
Have you ever made a hole in one(s)? A few years ago at an AJGA tournament in Rome. And I’ve made a few on the putt-putt course.
Pre-round rituals: The last song I listen to on my iPod before I go to the tee always has to be a Lady Antebellum song, and I always write believe on my left wrist.
Favorite golf course: Augusta National
Course I would most like to play: St. Andrews
Favorite golfer: It's between Tiger (yes, I still like him), Bubba Watson or Marta Silva Zamora      
You plus what other three people would comprise your dream playing foursome: My dad, my brother and Tiger
Golf is the world’s greatest game because...It’s a sport that brings out the most competitive side of a person. It also allows you to travel to great places, and it’s a skill you can use for a long time.
Golf is the world’s most frustrating game because…It’s the only sport where you play entirely against yourself and you have no influence on what your competitor does. You can’t control how they are playing that day, it’s all up to you. Also, no matter how hard you work, you may not see the instant results that you are looking for.
Who has had the most influence on your golf career: My mom and dad
The most famous person I’ve ever met is: Michael Vick or Drew Brees
The person I would most like to meet is: Erin Andrews
If I could play another sport it would be: Basketball
I chose to attend Georgia because…The coaches and facilities are great. My brother also plays football for UGA, so it was a good situation for my family for us both to be in Athens.
Teammate’s attribute you most admire: Marta’s attitude and Kiara’s bunker play
People would be surprised to know…I used to be a ballet dancer
Over the summer I hope to…Enjoy the summer and spend my time either by the pool or on the golf course



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