NuGo Athlete of the Month: Elizabeth Choi
Elizabeth Choi, a professional golfer from Syosset, NY, loves incorporating NuGo Dark and NuGo Slim in her golf snacks. She started playing golf at 9 years old when she received her first golf club from a family friend. She instantly fell in love with the game. “Watching the club make contact with the ball was fascinating to me and the sound at impact was just music to my ears. It was love at first sight,” explained Elizabeth.
Her competitive career started just a few years later. She played Division I Golf at the College of William & Mary for three and a half years. She graduated early to get a jumpstart on her career and passion, playing professional golf. She is currently preparing to compete in her first Qualifying School Tournament at the end of August.
She is absolutely in love with her job, playing golf every day is her dream come true. “This sport brings me endless joy, even though it is definitely a struggle most of the time. Golf is a true testament to your character, testing patience, integrity, and courage,” she said. Golf has also given her the opportunity to travel the country, taste different foods, meet so many new people, as well as play a variety of remarkable golf courses around the world. Every day is a constant grind on and off the golf course, but you most definitely can never practice too much golf. She wouldn’t trade it for anything else in the world.
During her time at William & Mary, Elizabeth was named CAA player of the week and CAA Second All-Team. She also won the Kingsmill Intercollegiate Tournament. In addition, she was the first ever four-time Nassau County Girls Champion, named Long Island Player of the year by the METPGA, and Golfer of the Year by Newsday.
“I was searching for a healthy protein bar in between workouts, during my golf rounds and on-the-go driving. Everything that I saw had either high sugar content, ingredients I barely understood, or simply did not taste very good. But then I found NuGo! These bars are amazing, giving me a boost of protein and carbohydrates while satisfying my sweet tooth. I couldn’t have made a more perfect bar myself!”
Outside of golf, Elizabeth has a passion for fitness and wellness. She loves working out, cooking delicious healthy meals, and practicing mindfulness on a daily basis. She also loves watching movies, going to the beach, reading and listening to music. Follow Elizabeth on Instagram.