Getting To Know Mari Chun

April 9, 2008

Mari Chun has been Stanford's top golfer this season, including three top-10's. Her top finish came at the Arizona Wildcat Invitational when she finished fourth. Last season Chun was named a Second Team All-American by the NGCA.

This week Chun will lead the Cardinal at the Peg Barnard Invitational hosted at the Stanford Golf Course. Stanford is the defending champion in the tournament and will look for its' first tournament title of the season.

A native of Pearl City, Hawaii, Chun is majoring in Japanese at Stanford.

The best thing about Stanford is:
'The wonderful people and amazingly talented people you meet and learn from.'

My favorite place on campus is:
'The tee box of the 18th hole.'

Favorite thing to do on an off day:
'Sleeping, going out on a nice walk/jog, spending time with friends.'

Something people would be surprised to know about me:
I danced ballet for nine years and played the flute for six years. Also, I enjoy learning choreographed dances.'

Earliest sporting memory:
'Playing with plastic golf cubs.'

My greatest athletic moment was:
'Winning my first international tournament, Junior World, and sharing it with my family.'

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

My Favorite TV shows:
'House, Friends, Fruit Basket, Two and a Half Men.'

Mt advice to youngsters:
'Chase after your dreams.'

Now on Pac-12 Network
8:30 AM PT

Airing on:

  • Pac-12 Network