9 Things You Didn't Know About Taylor Pendrith

We get to know the Canadian professional golfer a little better with these nine facts.

9 Things You Didn't know About Taylor Pendrith
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9 Things You Didn't Know About Taylor Pendrith

1. Pendrith was born in Richmond Hill, Ontario, Canada on the 30th May 1991. 

2. He started playing golf in 2003 and teed it up in his first tournament in 2006.

3. He attended Kent State University and graduated in 2014 with a degree in Sports Administration. Whilst there he played on the golf team alongside fellow Canadian Corey Conners and he turned professional in the same year. 

4. In fact Pendrith was actually the best man at Conners' wedding. 

5. Pendrith played quite a few sports growing up. We are unsure which high school he went to but whilst there he was the MVP in baseball in high school and 2008 Athlete of the Year.

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6. We are unsure of his age at the time but Pendrith won the Canadian Junior Long Drive Championship with a prodigious drive of 349-yards and had a ball speed tracked at 190 mph, which is 10 more than Tiger Woods.

7. His favorite golf course is Kawartha CC in Ontario because his sister Jennifer is the superintendent at the course. 

8. According to his bio on PGA Tour.com, he has said his dream foursome would include Tiger Woods, Wayne Gretzky and Mats Sundin, the latter two of which are ice-hockey players. 

9. Pendrith enjoys a lot of other sports and as you would expect with a Canadian, he loves his ice hockey. He is big Toronto Maple Leafs' fan and on another note, a couple of things on his bucket list include deep-sea fishing and cliff jumping.

Sam Tremlett
Senior Staff Writer

A golfer for most of his life, Sam is a Senior Staff Writer for Golf Monthly. 

Working with golf gear and equipment over the last six years, Sam has quickly built outstanding knowledge and expertise on golf products ranging from drivers, to balls, to shoes. 

He combines this knowledge with a passion for helping golfers get the best gear for them, and as such Sam manages a team of writers that look to deliver the most accurate and informative reviews and buying advice. This is so the reader can find exactly what they are looking for.

Sam now spends most of his time testing and looking after golf gear content for the website, whilst he is also responsible for all content related to golf apparel. 

He also oversees all Tour player content as well so if you need to know what clubs Tiger or Rory has in play, Sam is the person to ask. 

Unfortunately, Sam is not a member of any club at the moment but regularly gets out on the golf course to keep up the facade of having a handicap of five. 

Sam's What's In The Bag: 

Driver: Titleist TS3 (9 degrees) 

Fairway Wood: Callaway Paradym (15 degrees), Nike Covert Tour 2.0 (19 degrees) 

Irons (4-PW): Titleist AP2 

Wedges: Titleist Vokey SM7 54˚, 58˚ 

Putter: Scotty Cameron Phantom X 5.5 

Ball: Srixon Z-Star Diamond

Shoes: G/FORE Gallivanter/Nike Air Zoom Infinity NEXT%/Cuater The Ringer/adidas Tour 360 22