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Getting To Know Finland´s Krista Bakker
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                                                                                         Krista Bakker

Finland´s Krista Bakker became a first time winner on the LET Access Series, claiming the 2015 CreditGate24 GolfSeries Hamburg Open title. The Finn enjoyed a solid season, finishing 5th on the LETAS Order of Merit and claiming her LET playing rights for 2016. Krista answers some quick questions...

Do you have a nickname your friends refer to you by?

Kride

If you were stranded on a desert island, what three items would you take with you?

My boyfriend, a boat and a swim suit

If you could have an unlimited storage of one thing, what would it be?

All kind of clothes

What is your favourite activity you do when you want to relax?

Listening to music or watching TV

How do you spend your time in the airports?

Listening to music and texting with friends

What's the best piece of advice you have ever received?

Give all you can do what you can for 100%

What is the weirdest thing you have ever eaten?

Octopus

If you had one word to describe yourself, what would it be?

Strong-minded

If you could travel anywhere in the world, where would it be?

Hawaii

What advice would you give to aspiring amateurs looking to turn professional?

Always believe in yourself and try to be very confident on the course.

Do you like cooking?

Yes I like cooking. Tortillas are my favourite. It's delicious and easy to do.

If you could have one celebrity follower on twitter who would it be?

Adam Scott

Tell us something you hate doing?

I hate doing the dishes and cleaning up my room. It takes too much time.

Where do you see yourself in the next five years?

On the LPGA Tour

What has been you biggest golfing achievement?

Our Finnish team won a bronze medal in the World Ladies Amateur Team Championships. (2nd in the individual scores)

What is your favourite golf course to play and why?

It's in my home town Turku, Aura Golf. I have some good memories from there.

Do you have any superstitions before playing golf?

No

Age you started playing golf?

I started to play when I was 9. My dad is a golf professional so I have spent a lot of time with him on the golf course.

Age you received your first handicap?

10 years old

Your lowest ever round of golf?

67(-5) in the LETAS Creditgate24 GolfSeries Hamburg Open last season in July.

What’s your favourite club?

Putter

What’s in your golf bag apart from clubs and golf balls?

Umbrella, a towel, balls, tees and water.

What is your average driving distance?

240 meters

What tournament are you looking forward to most this season?

Omega Dubai Ladies Masters

If you could pick a dream four-ball partner who would it be and why?

Tiger Woods. I think it would be fun and I would learn a lot from him.

What is your favourite distance to practise?

Under 100 meters

If you could learn any language fluently, what would it be?

Spanish

What were your first set of golf clubs?

Cleveland junior set

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