Preston Valder - Profile


Preston Valder

Home Town: Yorba Linda, California
Class of 2011

Second-team Rolex Junior All-American (2009)

1st, 2009 PING Phoenix Junior

On your iPod: Rap, Rock, Hip-Hop, Pop, R&B, Pop, and Country

Favorite movie: Shooter, Anchorman

Dream foursome:  Adam Scott, Ben Hogan, Arnold Palmer (and me)

Hidden Talent: Tennis

Favorite course: TPC Sawgrass

Favorite club: Lob wedge

Ball marker: Quarter

Superstitions:  If I am making putts with the quarter on heads/tails, I leave it the same the entire round

Age you first broke 70: 13

Love to trade places with: Adam Scott

Best shot you've ever hit: 30-foot putt to win a tournament in a playoff at my home course against a good friend.

Lowest round ever: 66

Favorite sports team: Angels

Favorite non-golf athlete: Tim Salmon

Favorite place visited for a tournament: TPC Sawgrass