|Surname ||Jonsdittor |
|First Name(s) ||Valdis Thora |
|Date of Birth ||04/12/1989 |
|Place of Birth ||Akranes, Iceland |
|Nationality ||Icelandic |
|Residence ||Akranes, Iceland|
|Interests ||Playing tennis and soccer |
|Turned Professional ||2013 |
|Social Media ||Twitter: @daughterofjon Instagram: @valdisthora |
|LETAS Status ||08 - Top 50 from the final 2016 LETAS Exemption List |
Valdis finished in 23rd place in the 2015 LETAS order of merit rankings earning her a spot directly into Lalla Aicha Ladies European Tour School Final Stage. Valdis’s best performance was at the ASGI Ladies Open in Switzerland where she placed in a tie for 7th with rounds of 71, 72 and 70. During the season Valdis had a further six top 25 finishes. Valdis’s best round in 2015 was a 68, four under par at the Larvik Ladies Open.
In 2014 Valdis made five cuts including a top ten. Her highest finish came at the Grecotel Amirandes Ladies Open in October where she finished tied 9th. Her lowest round in the season also came at the Grecotel Amirandes Ladies Open with a final round 68 (-3), which included two birdies and an eagle. Valdis finished 48th in the LETAS order of merit 2014.
Valdis started playing golf at the age of eight years old. All of her family play golf including her brothers, mum and dad and her grandparents. Valdis studied at Texas state University before turing professional in 2013. As an amateur in 2009 Valdis won the Icelandic Championship. When Valdis is not on the practise ground or on the golf course she enjoys playing soccer. Valdi notes her favourite golfers as Sergio Garcia and Luke Donald.