Raul Pereda
Raul Pereda
Year: So.
Hometown: Cordoba, Mexico
High School: Monterrey Campus de Veracruz
Major: International Business

2015-16 (sophomore):

Had 11 rounds under par, including three rounds in the 60s … Scoring average of 72.67 through 24 rounds … Placed third at the John Hayt Invitational (2/28/16) … Shot a four-under par on the third round at the John Hayt Invitational

2014-15 (freshman): ASUN All-Freshman Team

Played in all 10 tournaments … Donald Ross Team Title member with a 4-under par total… team-leading 72.93 scoring average (seventh best in school history) … three top-10 finishes … finished season-best seventh at the ASUN championship with an even-par tournament score … fired a 3-under par in round 2 … nine par or better rounds … four rounds in the 60s

Amatuer Career: 

  • Earned Gold Medalist honors at the 2017 University Games (Summer Universiade) in Taoyuan, Taiwan, carding rounds of -8, 64, -3, 69  & -5, 67 = -16, 200
  • First amatuer player in Mexico's history to win a professional tournament
  • Finished T-42 at the 59 Abierto Mexicano De Golf (Mexican Open) on the PGA Tour Latinoámerica on March 22-25, 2018
  • One of only two amatuer players to make the cut

Before JU:

Attended Instituto Tecnologica de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey Campus de Veracruz in Veracruz, Mexico

Personal:

  • Full name is Raul Pereda De La Huerta
  • Born on 6/29/1996
  • Majoring in international business