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Mito Pereira Biography – Mito Pereira Wiki
Mito Pereira is a Chilean professional golfer who plays on the PGA Tour. He earned automatic promotion to the PGA TOUR in June 2021 via the Three-Victory Promotion from the Korn Ferry Tour. He became the 12th player to earn the promotion and the first since 2016.
On the Korn Ferry Tour, his first win of the combined 2020-21 season came at the 2020 Country Club de Bogota Championship, followed by back-to-back wins at the 2021 REX Hospital Open and BMW Charity Pro-Am presented by TD SYNNEX. Mito became the 11th player (12th occurrence) in history to win back-to-back events on the Korn Ferry Tour. He finished the regular season at No. 2 on the Korn Ferry Tour Points List, and was No. 5 on the combined season-long points list. In 32 starts, he posted three wins, a T2, and a T3.
Mito played one year of college golf at Texas Tech University (2014-15 season), before deciding to turn pro. Playing his first full season [2016 season] as a pro, he went on to finish the PGA TOUR Latinoamérica season ranked No. 3 on the Order of Merit with a record of one victory, two runner-up finishes and four other top-10s in 18 starts. During the second half of the season, he put together five top-4 finishes in a span of six starts that included a victory at the Roberto De Vicenzo Punta del Este Open Copa NEC in Uruguay. He managed to reach the top-spot of the Order of Merit for one week halfway thru October to become the youngest player ever ranked No. 1 on PGA TOUR Latinoamérica.
Mito started playing golf at an early age. He was runner-up at the Boys 10-11 division at the 2006 Optimist International Junior Golf Championships, and won the Boys 12-13 division at the 2008 Optimist International Junior Golf Championships, He was runner-up at the 2010 Junior Open at Lundin Golf Club in Fife, Scotland.
In 2013, at the age of 17, Mito won the Chilean Professional Tour’s Abierto Internacional de Las Brisas de Chicureo, shooting 70-70-70 to win by one over professional golfers Nico Geyger and Cristián León. His highest rank as an amateur was No. 5 on the World Amateur Golf Ranking in August of 2015.
Mito Pereira Age
He was born Guillermo Pereira Hinke on 31 March 1995 in Santiago, Chile.
Mito Pereira Wife
Is Mito Pereira married? He is married to his wife Antonia Prida. Mito and Antonia were “legally married” in December 2021. This was followed by a wedding ceremony attended by family and friends on January 15, 2022, in Pirque, Chile. The golfer announced the happy news of their marriage on Instagram, writing, “15.01.2022 💍 forever with [Antonia Prida].”
Mito Pereira Parents
He is the son of Guillermo Pereira and Sybille Hinke.
Mito Pereira Family
Born to parents Guillermo Pereira and Sybille Hinke, Mito has two siblings, Isabel and Carolina.
Mito Pereira Net Worth
Mito Pereira’s net worth is estimated to be $1 million.
Mito Pereira Career Earnings
Mito Pereira has earned $2,618,115 in career earnings.
Mito Pereira WITB
Mito Pereira WITB 2022; Driver: Ping G425 Max (10.5°), with Graphite Design Tour AD DI-6X shaft. Fairway Woods: Ping G425 Max (17.5°), with Graphite Design Tour AD DI-8X shaft, (20.5°) with Graphite Design Tour AD D3 shaft. Irons: Ping iBlade (4-9), with True Temper Tour Issue X100, D4, D4+ shafts. Wedges: Ping Glide 4.0 (46°, 52°, 56°, 60°), with True Temper Dynamic Gold Tour Isuue X100 shafts. Putter: Ping PLD Anser prototype. Ball: Titleist Pro V1.
He stands at a height of 6 ft 1 in (1.83 m).
He is of Chilean nationality.
Mito Pereira Instagram
Mito Pereira’s Instagram handle is @mito_pereira.