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Victor Perez Biography – Victor Perez Wiki
Victor Perez is a French professional golfer who plays on the European Tour. He claimed a maiden European Tour victory at the 2019 Alfred Dunhill Links Championship and his second victory on Tour at the 2022 Dutch Open.
Perez started playing golf at a young age and was connected to Mike Magher, his current coach, at Biarritz Golf Club. He enjoyed a stellar amateur career and represented France in the 2014 Eisenhower Trophy, where he was the joint-second lowest individual scorer behind Jon Rahm.
He graduated from the University of New Mexico with a Bachelor of Science degree with a focus on psychology. He turned professional in 2015 and spent the 2016 season playing on the Alps Tour. He finished 5th on the Order of Merit which gained him status on the Challenge Tour in 2017.
A successful 2017 season saw Perez earn his maiden victory at the Challenge de Espana and finish 18th on the Order of Merit. He decided to focus on the Challenge Tour again in 2018, winning the season penultimate event, the Foshan Open, and coming 3rd on the Order of Merit gaining a full European Tour card for the 2019 season.
In 2019, Perez finished the season ranked 13th on the final Race to Dubai Rankings after earning his maiden European Tour win at the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship. He finished the season with one win and 3 additional Top-5 finishes en route to finishing the year inside the top 50 in the Official World Golf Rankings.
In 2020, Perez finished a career-high sixth on the 2020 Race to Dubai Rankings Presented by Rolex in a season which included runner-up finishes at the Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship at BMW PGA Championship.
In May 2022, Perez claimed his second European Tour victory at the Dutch Open. He defied the odds to beat Ryan Fox on the fourth hole of a sudden-death play-off to win the Dutch Open. Perez, Fox and Adrian Meronk – who finished a shot outside the play-off – secured the three places on offer at St Andrews for The 150th Open Championship via The Open qualifying series.
Victor Perez Age
Perez was born September 2, 1992 in Tarbes, France. He is 30 years old (2022).
Victor Perez Wife
Is golfer Victor Perez married? He is not married. The golfer is dating Abigail Gliksten. Perez and his girlfriend Abigail Gliksten reportedly live together in Dundee, Scotland. Born in Sydney, Australia, Gliksten is a dentist and was a Miss Universe Great Britain 2020 finalist.
Perez moved to Scotland prior to his win at the 2019 Alfred Dunhill Links Championship. The golfer said after the win via Golf Monthly: “I’ve been in Dundee for a year and a half. There were a number of reasons why I came here. The culture of golf in Scotland should make almost every golfer want to come here. It’s great because the people here live golf and have so much passion for the game. You see people going to gas stations with a golf bag. You never see that in France.
“Golf is my life and I felt I needed to be around a culture that would cherish that, rather than being in France. I felt to perform in golf it was better to come here.”
Victor Perez Family
He is the son of Michel and Dany Perez.
Victor Perez Net Worth
Victor Perez’s net worth is estimated to be €3 million. His sponsors include PING, Titleist, B. Draddy, Zero Restriction and Rolex.
Victor Perez Career Earnings
Golfer Victor Perez has earned €5,166,311.82 in career earnings.
Victor Perez Caddie
France’s Victor Perez had caddie Fanny Sunesson on the bag at the DS Automobiles Italian Open 2022 at Marco Simone Golf Club in September 2022 in Rome, Italy.
Fanny Sunesson is a Swedish professional golf caddie, made notable for being the caddy of six-time major winner Nick Faldo from 1990 to 1999. She is the first female caddie to win a men’s major golf championship.
Victor Perez WITB
Victor Perez WITB 2022 – Driver: Ping G425 LST, 10.5° with Fujikura Ventus Blue TR 6-X shaft. Fairway wood: Ping G425 LST, 3W with Mitsubishi Tensei Blue 80-TX shaft. Irons: i59, 3-W with Nippon Modus 3 Tour 120 X shafts. Wedges: Glide Forged Pro, (50°SS, 56°SS with Glide 4.0, Nippon 125 shafts). Putter: Sigma 2 ZB 2.
Victor Perez Height
He stands at a height of 6 feet 5 inches (198cm) tall.
Victor Perez Instagram
Victor Perez’s Instagram handle is @victorperezgolf.