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West Versus East
Learn more about West Canon Cup Team Captain Beth Reuter (left) and East Canon Cup Team Captain Walker Hill (right)

Which college did you attend, what was your major ?
Beth: University of Kansas, Business and Sports Management
Walker : Carson-Newman College, Business Administration

How many years of college golf did you play?
Beth:
Four
Walker: Four

Who is your favorite PGA TOUR player?
Beth:
Phil Mickelson / Tiger Woods
Walker: Fred Couples, How could you not like this guy?  He holds himself to such high standards and has good morals. Plus his swing is pure.  

Who is your favorite LPGA player? Why?
Beth:
Morgan Pressel – AJGA alumni who is just fun to watch on TV.
Walker: Natalie Gulbis, because she putts like a hockey player and does it well.

Are you related to anyone famous?
Beth:
My great grandfather was a senator from Nebraska and the presidential campaign manager for William Jennings Bryan in the late 1800’s.
Walker: Not since the last time I checked

Do you have any pets?
Beth:
No
Walker: Kind of … my parents have, a dog (Lilly), a bird (Olly), and some fish.

What is something most people don't know about you?
Beth:
I took piano lessons for nine years.
Walker: Most people don’t know that I was on the 1993 U.S. Junior Ping Pong Championship Team.  I was undefeated going 87 – 0 during the season. Anyone for a game of table tennis?

If a reporter was writing about you, what would you want them to write about?
Beth:
I hope the reporter would be writing about the WEST team once again defeating the East team!
Walker: I would want them to write about the high standards that I live by and the fact that I always give 100% in anything I do.


Who is your hero?
Beth:
My mom is my hero!  If I can be half the person she is, my life will have been a success.
Walker: My Mom and Dad!  My mom and dad are amazing people who walk the talk.  They are always there with a kind word or just there to let me know they care.  I have never questioned if they loved me or trusted me.  They have allowed me freedom to learn through experience and when things go wrong they are always there to pick me up.  They support me in anything I do and for that I am forever grateful.

If you could spend one hour with anyone in the world, who would it be?
Beth:
God, if anyone can answer all my questions, surely He can!
Walker: Tiger Woods, because I think he is one of the greatest athletes we have ever seen and I would love to see how he lives.

Who is your favorite band?
Beth: Rascal Flats
Walker: Jeremy Camp or Third Day

What is your favorite movie?
Beth:
Sound of Music
Walker: Braveheart – “I am William Wallace”

What is your favorite T.V. Show?
Beth:
Desperate Housewives
Walker: Anything on ESPN or the show LOST, although I have missed quite a few episodes this year.

What is your favorite restaurant?
Beth:
Anything Mexican!
Walker: Smokehouse – It’s a little BBQ restaurant down the road from the AJGA Headquarters.  So Good!!!

What is your motto for life?
Beth:
Always be grateful and thankful for what you have. When you start feeling sorry for yourself, it is important to realize there is always someone worse off then yourself and they would feel lucky to be in your shoes.
Walker: Attitude is Everything

If you were stranded on the desert island and could have three fun or luxury items, what would they be?
Beth:
Friends/Family; Food; A yacht – to get off the island
Walker: A soccer ball; A bike to ride; A boat to get off the island.