LJGT June Player of the Month: Kevin Zheng

June 1, 2024 | Maili Bartz

Lafayette, Louisiana – Our May Louisiana Junior Golf Tour Player of the Month is Mr. Kevin Zheng. Residing in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, Kevin is currently a student at Catholic High School. Kevin has been an avid player on the tour and was at the top of the leaderboard for many tournaments last season! We had the privilege of conducting an interview with Zheng, where he shared insights into his golf success. Here are his responses!

What is you favorite golf course you have played so far?

TPC Sawgrass

What college do you plan on attending?

I’d like to go to Stanford.

If you could play golf with anyone in the world, who would you pick?

Max Homa and Chris Pratt because they seem like nice people.

When did you start playing golf?

9 years old

What inspired you to take up the game?

My dad

What is your favorite memory from playing golf?

To make friends.

Describe your pre-round routine.

See it. Feel it. Hit it

Any superstitions or rituals before a tournament?


What’s your go-to club in a challenging situation?


What is your dream course to play?

Augusta National

If you were a golf club, which would you be and why?

I would be a putter because you always need a putter

What is your go-to snack and/or food/meal to get you “tournament ready”?

Roast beef sandwich

Who is someone you love to play with or against because you know it will help improve your golf game?

David Marsh or Drew Prieto

What advice would you give to aspiring young golfers?

Love the game!

Favorite hobbies or activities besides golf?

Building computers and playing video games

Write one random fact about yourself

I was born in Toledo, Ohio

Take a moment to share a message with fellow LJGT players, fans, and supporters.

I wish everyone has a great summer!

The Louisiana Golf Association and Louisiana Junior Golf Tour are proud to spotlight the amazing young talent that plays on our tour and see them succeed through future endeavors.