|Surname ||Vartiainen |
|First Name(s) ||Oona |
|Date of Birth ||23/07/1992 |
|Place of Birth ||Turku, Finland |
|Nationality ||Finnish |
|Residence ||Turku, Finland|
|Interests ||Gym, Running and watching TV and movies |
|Turned Professional ||2014 |
|Social Media ||Twitter: @OVartiainen Instagram: @OVartiainen |
|LETAS Status ||10 - LET Members in Category 8-9 by 2018 LET Exemption Category |
2017 saw Oona compete in 5 LETAS events.
In 2016 Oona competed in three LETAS events with her best finish at the EVLI Ladies Finnish Open.
Oona finished sixth in the 2015 LETAS Order of Merit narrowly missing out on a top five spot. Oona claimed her first professional victory at the Open Generali De Strasbourg with rounds of 69, 69 and 66. Oona had a further seven top ten finishes during the season to earn her place at the Lalla Aicha Ladies European Tour School Final Stage.
Oona, who turned professional in 2014 had a highly successful amateur career, winning medals at the European Ladies Amateur Team Championship in 2013 and 2014. Onna placed in the top 15 at the 2014 World Amateur Team Championship and claimed victory at the 2014 German Ladies Amateur Championship .
Oona resides in Turku, Finland and when not practising or on the course enjoys working on her fitness in the gym to improve her game. Oona has blonde hair and blue eyes. Oona first started playing golf at the age of 11 after her mum and dad inspired her to pick up a club. Oona notes her dad as her biggest influence in her life for all the support he has given to pursue her golfing career.