Getting To Know Pat Phillips

March 5, 2005


Pat Phillips

Sport: Golf
Year: Senior
Height: 5-8
Hometown: Athens, GA
High School:Athens Academy
Major: Economics



The Stanford golf team will be fun to watch this year because:
Conrad Ray has returned to the farm to coach and we have some fine young talent.


The thing I like about sports is:
It gives the opportunity to test and push yourself to the limit.


For me to improve as a player I need to:
Improve my consistency from round to round.


A friend from another college golf team:
Jason Hodges, Georgia.


The most difficult opposing course to play is:
Pasatiempo.


Favorite midnight snack:
Chips and salsa.


If I could add one team to the schedule it would be:
Georgia.


If I had to cook all of my meals, I'd probably survive on:
Burritos.


Favorite T.V. show:
Arrested Development.


My parents were right when they told me:
Be respectful of your elders.


Favorite website:
Gostanford.com of course!


Favorite movie:
Caddyshack and the Shawshank Redemption.


I'd like to switch places for a day with:
Warren Buffett.


If you were going on a road trip and could only take one cd, which one would you take:
The Greatest Hits of Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers.


The best advice I ever received was:
Give 100%.


Favorite non-golf activity:
Snow skiing.


My most prized possession is:
Friends and Family.


The place I'd most like to visit:
Japan


Opponent you would most like to beat:
Everyone at Nationals.


The current or former Stanford athlete I most enjoy watching perform:
Tiger Woods.


If I could go up against any other Stanford athlete (non men's golf) it would be:
Gary Marshall, I believe I could have been a dominant breaststroker.


After my Stanford career is over, I'd like to be remembered as:
A fierce competitor, and someone who took pride in helping others.


Favorite Actress:
Catherine Zeta-Jones.


Favorite actor:
Bill Murray.


Favorite sport other than golf:
Basketball.


If I won $1 million dollars, I would:


One moment in history I wish I could have seen:
'I have a dream' by Martin Luther King, Jr. in Washington D.C. on August 28, 1963.


Best book I have read:
The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger.


Ten years from now I hope to be:
Enjoying life.


Two people in history I admire most are:
Jackie Robinson and Harry Truman.


If I could bring anything from my hometown to Stanford it would be:
The downtown nightlife.


Favorite Food:
Mexican.


Least Favorite Food:
Tofu.

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