Iona is a professional golfer and sports broadcaster currently based in London. Iona played 4 sports at junior international level (squash, hockey, lacrosse, athletics) before taking to golf while at university. It was thanks to a sport transfer scheme, that Iona got the opportunity to take up golf and knew from the very start she wanted to reach the professional ranks. She played 4 years as an amateur, breaking 3 course records on her way to a +3 handicap. In 2016 Iona turned professional and made her debut on the Ladies European Tour in December 2016 at the Qatar Ladies Masters. Iona is currently recovering from a wrist injury and so has taken on the new and exciting role of presenter of international show, Golfing World. You can also find her presenting and commentating with Sky Sports Golf and hosting events all over the world.
Outside of golf, Iona is an ambassador for the charity BIG CHANGE, supporting young people throughout the UK to thrive in life, not just exams. Iona has a special interest in optimising health and energy for elite performance in sport & life. With years of experience trying to find the optimum balance of nutrition and health at an elite level.
- Iona Studied History of Art at the University of St. Andrews before turning to golf full time.
- Iona has a Diploma in Sports Nutrition
- Iona has her Level 2 PT qualification