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Mito Pereira biography: 13 things about golfer born in Santiago, Chile

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Mito Pereira is a Chilean professional golfer based in Jupiter, Florida, United States. He was born Guillermo Pereira Hinke in Santiago, Chile.

Pereira is 6’0″ tall and his registered weight is 196 pounds. Here are 13 more things about him:

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  1. He was runner-up in the boys 10-11 division at the 2006 Optimist International Junior Golf Championship.
  2. He won the boys 12-13 division at 2008 Optimist International Junior Golf Championship.
  3. He was runner-up to Kenta Konishi at the 2010 Junior Open Championship, which was held at Lundin Golf Club in Fife, Scotland.
  4. In 2013, he won the Chilean Professional Tour’s Abierto Internacional de Las Brisas de Chicureo.
  5. In 2014, he won Abierto de Marbella, Abierto de Granadilla, Abierto Las Brisas de Santo Domingo, Abierto La Posada, Campeonato Internacional de Aficionados Copa Carlos Raffo, Los Leones Amateur and Campeonato de Aficionados de Chile – Match Play.
  6. From 2014 to 2015, he played college golf with the Red Raiders of Texas Tech University in Lubbock, Texas, USA.
  7. In 2015, he made his professional golf debut.
  8. When he joined the 2016 PGA Tour Latinoamérica, he won the Roberto De Vicenzo Punta del Este Open Copa NEC and became the youngest player ever ranked number 1 in the Order of Merit.
  9. On February 9, 2020, he won the Country Club de Bogotá Championship.
  10. On June 6, 2021, he won the Rex Hospital Open.
  11. On June 13, 2021, he won the BMW Charity Pro-Am.
  12. Representing Chile, he tied for third in the men’s golf competition at the 2020 Olympic Games, which was held in Tokyo, Japan from July 28, 2021 to August 1, 2021.
  13. He was 27 years old when he competed at the 2022 PGA Championship where he and Cameron Young tied for third.
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