Aug. 4, 2014
Each weekday this summer a new cadet-athlete will be featured in Getting to Know, a Q&A series where Army fans can read about their favorite players. Today's cadet is junior golfer Eric Peng.
NAME: Eric Peng
HOMETOWN: San Diego, Calif.
MAJOR: Management and Chinese
DESCRIBE COACH WATTS: Friendly, determined coach that wants nothing but to make us better.
FAVORITE ATHLETE: Roger Federer
FAVORITE SPORTS TEAM: San Diego Chargers
BEST PART OF ARMY GOLF: Being able to beat Navy every year
FAVORITE COURSE TO PLAY: Torrey Pines South Course
OPPONENT MOST LOOKING FORWARD TO PLAYING: Anybody in Regionals next year
HOW ARE YOU SPENDING YOUR SUMMER: CTLT at FT Lewis, a bit of leave, then Beast 2 Squad Leader
TO RELAX, I: Blast music
FAVORITE MEAL: Anything at Chick-Fil-A
FAVORITE VACATION SPOT: Baja, Mexico
FAVORITE PART OF WEST POINT: Becoming friends with people I never thought I would become friends with.
DESCRIBE ARMY GOLF: Cohesive team of guys always looking to stay fit and ready to get after it every day at practice.
ARMY’S MVP IN 2014 WILL BE: Peter Kim
WHAT PLAYER WILL SURPRISE PEOPLE IN 2014: Harrison Florence
WHO IS THE STRONGEST PLAYER ON THE TEAM: Peter Kim
WHO IS THE FASTEST PLAYER ON THE TEAM: Eric Peng
WHO IS THE FUNNIEST PLAYER ON THE TEAM: Marcus Plunkett
WHICH PLAYER IS MOST LIKLEY TO BECOME A GENERAL: Marcus Plunkett
WHAT EVENT THAT IS NOT ON THE SCHEDULE WOULD YOU LIKE TO PLAY AND WHY: The Prestige, because it’s at one of the nicest courses in California and holds some of the nation’s best teams.
I FOLLOW HOW MANY PEOPLE ON TWITTER: About 30, I don’t use it often
2014 Getting to Know Archive