Athlete of the Month: Jack Ogden

Athlete of the Month: Jack Ogden

Gigi Richardson, Sentry Staff Reporter

Soft spoken tenth grader Jack Ogden is not only peppers the fairways on the Golf team, but also rocks out as the lead singer in a band. His stellar skills and quiet leadership earned him the respect of not only his teammates, but opponents as well.  Even as just a sophomore, Ogden has become a bonafide star on the links.

Q: Why do you think you are athlete of the month?

A: Ha, I don’t know… I played pretty well on the golf team this year and was one of the best players on the team.

Q: What is your favorite type of club to use?

A: I like using wedges.

Q: How long have you been playing golf and how long have you been on the Yorktown team?

A: I have been playing golf for five years and this is my second year on the team.

Q: Do you think you played better this year or last year, and what has been the difference?

A: Our team played better last year, but I played better individually this year. We lost a couple good players from last year.

Q: What is your favorite golf course to play on?

A: I really like Army Navy [Country Club], but I like any course really.

Q: What have you most improved on since last year?

A: I’ve improved my driving a lot since last year.

Q: Do you like driving or putting more?

A: I like putting more.

Q: Are you better at real golf or mini golf?

A: Mini golf.

Q: What is your favorite part of being on the team?

A: I just like playing with my friends from school.