Interview with Ainil Bakar from Malaysia

Getting to know the rookies on the 2014 Ladies European Tour.

Getting to know the rookies on the 2014 Ladies European Tour.

Where do you live? 

Sungai Buloh Malaysia

Where did you grow up?

Shah Alam Selangor Malaysia

How did you get into golf?

By watching my older brother at the range and I start to hit few balls and I was hooked!

When did you turn pro?

End of 2010

What golf club do you play at?

Kelab Golf Negara Subang and Saujana Golf and Country Club

Proudest achievement so far?

Winning the TLPGA Kenda Tyre Ladies Open 2013 (LAGT EVENT)

Who are your friends on tour?

I met a few girls during the Q-school in Morocco and but I know some girls from Thailand 

Do you have any nick names and if so how you get them?

I have one, my family call me NANI and it has stuck until now. I’m not too sure how i got it. I think it’s a short form from my middle name JOHANI.

Tell us about your style:

I’m a very simple person. I like it simple but tidy! 

Describe yourself in three words: 

Funny, sweet and happy go lucky.

How would you spend a perfect day?

On a non golfing day I will be spending more time at home with the family watch plenty of movies and eat home cooked food!

What do you like to eat?

I love rice! I cannot live without rice. 

Dream job if not a golfer:

If I’m not a golfer I think I will be a business woman.  


Any superstitions or bug bears that you cannot stand?

Cockroaches! I can’t stand them. I will freak out if I see them anywhere. 

What TV shows do you watch?

A LOT! I watch a lot of national geographic and history channel and I love watching Greys Anatomy.

What films?

I don’t remember the last time I went to a movie. But my all time favourite films will be the Fast and Furious! 

What car do you have or would like to own?

I’m driving a Hyundei Getz but my dream car will be any BMW models or RANGE ROVER 

Teams you follow: 

I follow NBA and my favourite team is MIAMI HEAT! For soccer I support ARSENAL 

Subjects you liked at school:


Subjects you didn't like at school:

Maths! I’m not good with numbers!

Favourite singer:

I Love Pitbull!

Golfers you love to follow:

Tiger Woods 

Shot you love to practice:

All kinds of shots! That what my coach always though me! We always have to be creative and play all the shots.

Favourite clothing designers:

Mango, Calvin Klein, Valentino 

Favourite gadgets:

ipad and iphone(apple gadgets)! I can’t live without them. 

Any holes in one and when and where?

One: during the T.S.M GOLF CHARITY CHALLENGE IN 2010 (amateur tournament) in Glenmarie Golf and country club Malaysia.

Best part of your game?


Any hidden talents? 

Sadly no, ha-ha!

Article from Ladies European Tour:
Published: 23/01/2014

© 2013 Ladies European Tour