Each week Townsquare Media and UHV will feature an athlete. This week our Athlete of the Week is Heather Shake


Player: Heather Shake, Golfer

Hometown: Pearland, Texas

High School/Previous School: Dawson High School

Statistics for the Week: Posted rounds of 76-73-149 to finish second at the Sugar Tree Invitational at the Sugar Tree Golf Course in Lipan. She helped guide the Jaguars to a second-place team finish. In five tournaments this year she has finished no worse than third place individually. She has two individual first-place finishes and has helped the Jaguars to team titles in four of the five tournaments they have played in this year.

What advice would you give to a younger player about the sport you are involved in that would help them improve? Have lots of fun and practice hard.

What is you background and experience in the sport you participate in? I started playing my freshman year in high school in the Houston Golf Association. She has also played in the Texas Junior Golf Tour.

What is the song you like to hear for your walk-up music or that gets you into the mood for the game? Barracuda (Heart)

What is your favorite food? Deer meat.

Who is your favorite athlete? Happy Gilmore

What is your Major: Marketing

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