8 Things You Didn't Know About Victor Perez

Here are some facts you didn't already know about the tall French golfer.

8 Things You Didn't Know About Victor Perez
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8 Things You Didn't Know About Victor Perez

1. Perez was born on the 2nd of September back in 1992 in Tarbes, France. Tarbes is in south-western France and is located to the west of Toulouse and to the east of Pau.

2. Perez started playing golf at a young age and was connected to Mike Magher, his current coach, at Biarritz Golf Club.

3. Eventually, Perez went to the United States to play collegiate golf. He attended the University of New Mexico and graduated with a Bachelor of Science Degree with a focus on psychology.

4. According to PGATour.com and his official website, his residence at the moment is in Dundee, Scotland.

5. Perez turned professional in 2015 and spent the 2016 season playing on the Alps Tour. From there he gained status onto the Challenge Tour and eventually earned his DP World Tour card for the 2019 season.

6. Perez has said in the past that his favorite athlete is tennis legend Roger Federer. This could be because he has admitted a special interest for tennis.

Victor Perez

7. The tall Frenchman, he is measured at six-foot-five, had his first DP World Tour victory at the 2019 Alfred Dunhill Links Championship. He won by one-stroke from Englishman Matthew Southgate. He also has two other wins on the DP World Tour, at the 2022 Dutch Open, and 2023 Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship.

8. Despite being French, Perez lives in Dundee, Scotland, with his girlfriend, Abigail Gliksten, a Vocational Dental Practitioner at ESK Dental Care in Brechin, Scotland.

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