Pereira is one of several exciting young stars on the LIV Golf roster and has been friends with his Torque teammate and captain Joaquin Niemann since they were kids. A 10-time winner as a pro before joining the LIV Golf League, Pereira was the 54-hole leader at the 2022 PGA Championship, eventually finishing third. In 2021, he and Niemann represented their native Chile at the Tokyo Olympics, where Pereira lost in an incredible seven-man playoff for the bronze medal.
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Greatest influence on golfing career? Mito Pereira
Golfer you most admire? Tiger
Number of holes-in-one? 3
If you could play any course in the world, it would be … Augusta National
Golf achievement you’re most proud of? 3 wins on Korn Ferry Tour, 3rd at PGA Championship
Round of golf you’ve enjoyed the most? Second round, PGA Championship
Your perfect golf shot? High draw driver
Most interesting thing about being a professional golfer? Traveling and getting to know new places