Isaac Westlake

This week’s KROX Athlete of the Week is Crookston Pirate Golfer, Isaac Westlake, a senior is having another great season and is ranked #9 in Class AA!!!!!  Isaac shot his best round of the year on Monday when he was medalist and shot a 71 (one under par) at the Bemidji Town and Country Course in Bemidji, which is the site of the Section 8AA tournament. He shot a 74 and finished third place at the Quarry Course at Giants Ridge near Biwabik on Friday and shot a 74 and 77 at the two day Jordan Invite earlier this year.  He has an average score of 75 and his all state ranking is 74.6.
He hits 59% of the fairways, and his greens in regulation is at 60% and is averaging 32 putts per round and his ups and downs are 50%. “Isaac has been our number one all the way through the year and every tournament he is in he is in contention to be the medalist,” said Pirate Coach Steve Kofoed. “He has turned in great scores the past two rounds and hopefully we will continue to see him post scores close to par the rest of the year.”
Isaac had a great junior season where he led his Pirate golf team to a sixth place finish at state and finished 19th individually after he shot a two day total of 151 and he was named to the all-state team while being named the Pirate Boys Golf MVP. 
Isaac is a two sport athlete and went out for football this fall and had a great season.  He was a defensive end and was named the teams Rookie of the year and was second on the team with 93 defensive points.  “I loved football and wish I would have been out all four years,” said Westlake.  Isaac was a defensive mid for the Pirate Boys Soccer team where he was a two year varsity player for the Pirates and won the most improved award his junior year, before switching to football his senior season. 
Isaac is a member of the Crookston High School LEO Club and on the B honor roll.  Isaac won the Lions Award for Excellence in Golf earlier this month.

First started playing golf – 10 years old

Best part of your game –   Driving

Part of your game that needs work – Short game

Favorite sport -  Golf
Toughest golfer you’ve ever faced – 
Travis Ross

Favorite golfer – Ricky Fowler

Favorite athlete – LeBron James

Favorite golf course -  Giants Ridge – The Quarry

Toughest golf course -  Craguns Legacy Bobby’s side

Favorite golf club -  Driver
Biggest thrill in your athletic career so far-  Going to state with the team last year

Do you have pre-meet ritual
–  Nothing

Last movie you’ve seen -   Creed

Favorite TV program – Friday Night Lights

Favorite food -   Burger and Fries

What music are you listening too -   G Eazy and Florida Georgia Line

Something about you that people don’t know –  I would have come out for basketball if Guthrie Dingmann would have beat me in one-on-one before the season.

Your stranded on a deserted island and you can have ANY three people with you – Parker Nicholls, Guthrie Dingmann, Tyler Shaver

Plans after graduation – Go to college and pursue a degree in business and hopefully play golf.

Family - 

Dad –  Al (Custom Harvester all over the Midwest)
Mom –  Liz (Owns Northwoods and Lakes Real Estate Guide)
Brother-  Quinn (8th grader plays golf and hockey)

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