Birth Date – March 1, 1976
Birth Place – Phoenix, Arizona, USA
Residence – Scottsdale, Arizona, USA
Interests – ATVs, motorcycles, baseball (San Diego Padres), football (Arizona Cardinals), wine
Pat Perez is a 15-year PGA Tour veteran and one of the most unique personalities in the game of golf. A charity that is very special to Pat is Operation Game On. Wounded troops returning stateside are given a chance to take up golf and move forward with their lives. This charity was founded by and is run by his father, Tony Perez.
Married Ashley Pendley on New Year’s Eve 2015. In 2016, teamed up with sports-comedy online platform “The Kicker” for music video “Irons Aren’t Metal”. He co-hosted the show “Out of Bounds” with Michael Collins.
After finishing with medalist honors at Q-school late 2001, he earned his PGA Tour card in 2002 and maintained every year since. Perez is a graduate of Torrey Pines High School in Del Mar, California. During his senior year won the Junior World title at Torrey Pines, besting Tiger Woods by eight strokes. Perez also won the 1993 Maxfli PGA Junior two weeks later at Pinehurst. From there, a scholarship offer from Arizona State University where Perez was a member of the golf team and helped propel the squad to a National Championship in 1996.
VICTORIES / CAREER HIGHLIGHTS
Winner of the 2017 CIMB Classic
Winner of the 2016 OHL Classic at Mayakoba
Winner of the 2009 The 50th Bob Hope Classic
Winner of the 2002 Champions Challenge (with John Daly)
Winner of the 2000 BUY.COM Ozarks Open