Valentine with her trophy at the Turkish Airlines Ladies Open

France’s Valentine Derrey joined the tour in 2011 and since then, she has been improving her perfomance every year. She became the Turkish Airlines Ladies Open champion last May and is now ranked 8th on the ISPS Handa Order of Merit. Her stats are impressive: ranked 4th on total number of eagles rankings = 4 and ranked 4th on total number of birdies =96. Find full information and all rankings on our Information Centre  here

Find Valentine’s lastest results and stats here


1.  If you were stranded on a desert island, what three items would you take with you? Phone/water/bathing suit

2.  Tell us something you hate doing. Why? Cleaning

3.  If given a complete freedom to start afresh, what profession would you choose and why?  I would do something related to sports

4.  If given a choice to skip work for a day, how would you spend the entire day? Relaxing

5.  What is your favourite activity you do when you want to relax? To sleep

6.  Name something you consider yourself to be really good at (apart from golf)? I am good at learning languages

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

8.  How do you spend your time in the airports?  Connected to wifi or walking around in the stores

9.  What’s your favorite midnight snack?  Anything I find


10. What is the weirdest thing you have ever eaten? Snails

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

12. If I came to your home and looked inside the refrigerator, what would I find? Yoghurts

13. What do you consider your worst quality? Lack of patience

14. What about your best quality? Courageous

15. If you could eliminate one thing from your daily schedule, what would it be and why? To snack

16. Do you like cooking?  I am not  good at cooking

17. Where do you see yourself in the next five years?  On the greens

18. Where do you live now? In Biarritz

Well played!!

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