Mito Pereira - Bio, Net Worth, Wife, Nationality, Age, Height, Facts
Mito Pereira is a Chilean professional golfer. Having turned professional in 2015, the Chilean golfer currently plays on the PGA Tour. He earned an automatic three-win promotion from the 2020-21 Korn Ferry Tour. He won Country Club de Bogota Championship, Rex Hospital Open, and BMW Charity Pro-AM on the Korn Ferry Tour.
As of May 2022, he ranks at career-high World No. 45.
What is Mito Pereira Famous For?
- Popular Chilean golfer.
Where is Mito Pereira From?
Mito Pereira was born on 31 March 1995. His birth name is Guillermo Pereira Hinke. His birth place is in Santiago in Chile. He holds Chilean nationality. He belongs to South American ethnicity and his religion is Christianity. His zodiac sign is Aries. He was born to his father Guillermo, and his mother, Sibylle Hinke.
He attended Texas Tech University where he played one year of college golf.
Mito Pereira Career
- Mito Pereira started playing golf at an early age.
- As an amateur, he finished the 2006 Optimist International Junior Golf Championship as runner-up.
- He won the 2008 Optimist International Junior Golf Championship (boys 12-13 division).
- He finished runner-up at the 2010 Junior Open Championship in Fife, Scotland.
- He won the Chilean Professional Tour's Abierto Internacional de Las Brisas de Chicureo at the age of 17 in 2013.
- He shot 70-70-70 to win by one stroke over professionals Nico Geyger and Cristian Leon.
- He represented the Chilean golf team at the 2014 Eisenhower Trophy.
- He won Abierto de Mrian Golf Rapel and Abierto del Club de Polo in 2016.
- He reached No. 5 on the World Amateur Golf Ranking in August 2015.
- He turned professional in 2015.
- He joined the 2016 PGA Tour Latinoamerica.
- He won the Roberto De Vincenzo Punta del Este Open Copa NEC.
- He reached No. 1 on the Order of the Merit.
- He recorded two runner-up finishes and four top-10 finishes in the 2016 season.
- He finished the season at No. 3 on the Order of Merit.
- He earned a promotion to the 2017 Web.com Tour.
- He tied for 3rd place at the Nashville Golf Open on the 2017 Web.com Tour.
- He qualified for his first major event at the 2019 US Open. He did not make the cut.
- He won the bronze medal in the men's individual competition at the 2019 Pan American Games.
- He won the Country Club de Bogota Championship on the 2020-21 Korn Ferry Tour.
- He earned a promotion to the PGA Tour after he won Rex Hospital Open and BMW Charity Pro-Am in June 2021.
- He finished in a tie for 3rd place at the 2021 Olympic Games.
- He tied for third place at the 2022 PGA Championship.
Who is Mito Pereira Wife?
Mito Pereira is a married man. The Chilean golfer is married to Antonia Prida. The couple got married on 15 January 2022. The couple started dating in 2014. His wife Prida is a photographer and illustration artist.
He lives in Jupiter, Florida.
What is Mito Pereira Height?
Mito Pereira stands at the height of 1.83 m i.e. 6 feet tall. He has a body weight of 196 lbs i.e. 89 kg. He has an average body build. His eye color is hazel and his hair color is dark brown.
His sexual orientation is straight.
What is Mito Pereira Net Worth?
Mito Pereira is a rising professional golfer from Chile. Having turned professional in 2015, he recorded three wins on Korn Ferry Tour that earned him an automatic promotion to the PGA Tour in 2021. His income comes from contracts, prize money, sponsorships, and endorsement deals. He has made over $3 million in career earnings from his professional golf career. At present, his net worth is estimated around $1 million.
Trivias About Mito Pereira You Need To Know.
- He became the youngest player ever ranked No. 1 on the Order of Merit on the PGA Tour Latinoamerica in 2015.
- He is the 12th player in the developmental tour's 32-year history to earn the automatic three-win promotion.
- He is the third player in 20 years to double-bogey the 72nd hole in a major and finish one shot out of a playoff.