Mito Pereira

Mito Pereira

(puh-RAY-ruh)

Height: 6'0" (1.82 m)
Weight: 196 (89 kg)
Age: 26 (March 31, 1995)
Birthplace: Santiago, Chile
Residence: Pirque, Chile
Family: Single

Education: Texas Tech University
Special Interests: Motorcycles, soccer
Turned Professional: 2015
City plays from: Pirque, Chile


Exempt Status


PGA TOURWinner, three 2020-21 Korn Ferry Tour events (thru 2021-22)

Career Victories


Korn Ferry Tour Victories (3):
2020 (3) Country Club de Bogota Championship, REX Hospital Open, BMW Charity Pro-Am presented by SYNNEX Corporation.
PGA TOUR Latinoamerica Victories (1):
2016 (1) Roberto De Vicenzo Punta del Este Open Copa NEC.
Other Victories (3):
2016 Abierto de Cachagua [Chile]. 2015 Abierto de Marina Golf Rapel [Chile]. 2015 Abierto del Club de Polo [Chile].

Player Statistics


Career Low Round:

65 - 2021 Barbasol Championship (Round 3)

Career High FedExCup Rank:

#3 : 2022 Fortinet Championship

Career High Official World Golf Rank:

#103 : 2021 Olympic Men's Golf Competition

Career Largest Paycheck:

$483,000 : 2022 Fortinet Championship (Finished 3)

National Team Selections


Olympic Games : 2020

Career Records


PGA TOUR (Playoff Record: 0 - 0)
Season Events Rounds 1st 2nd 3rd Top 10 Top 25 Cuts Made Cuts Missed WD FedExCup Rank Earnings
Total: 10 26 1 3 3 5 5 $853,348
2022 1 4 1 1 1 1 3 $483,000
2021 7 18 2 2 4 3 180 $370,348
2019 1 2 1
2018 1 2 1
(A) - Amateur

Top Tournaments


PGA TOUR
THE PLAYERS Championship Masters Tournament PGA Championship U.S. Open The Open Championship WGC-HSBC Champions WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play WGC-FedEx St. Jude Inv WGC-Workday Championship at The Concession
2019 CUT

Personal


  • Started playing golf at an early age. His earliest golf memory is hitting balls with a plastic golf club.
  • Lake Nona and Cypress Point are the golf courses he has liked the most.
  • Andrés Calamaro is his favorite entertainer.
  • Bubba Stewart, a professional motocross racer, is his favorite athlete outside of golf.
  • Chile's Universidad Católica is his favorite professional team.
  • Interests include fishing and motocross.