Scott Piercy

Scott Piercy

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Scott Piercy is a golfer from Las Vegas, Nevada, who has been playing professionally on the PGA Tour. In fact, Scott Piercy has captured 4 PGA Tours and his name is on the top 100 world rankings.

Early Life

Piercy’s birthdate is 6th November 1978 and his birthplace is Las Vegas, Nevada, the United States. American by nationality and has been following Christianity as his religion. Similarly, his zodiac sign is Scorpio whereas his current age is forty-three years old. The name of his parents is his father, Ralph Piercy, and his mother, Lynn Piercy. Digging more about his family background, the name of her grandparents are Delores and Loyd Piercy (deceased). As for his childhood, he spent those days where he was born that is in Las Vegas, Nevada. There, he did not have any problems when he was young and grew up being free in a peaceful environment.

Piercy also seems to be the only child of his parents and does not have any siblings. Regarding his educational background, he first went to Bonanza High School for his early education. Then he joined Brigham Young University. After just a year, he got transferred to San Diego University for his further education. There he played college golf and became a professional after graduating in the year 2001. At the time of his father’s age, his dad was one of the graduates of the Selma High School who got a scholarship to be present and play basketball at UNLV. Scott began playing golf for the first time in his college days after which he started gaining more interest in it.

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Caption: Scott Piercy some years ago (Source: Instagram)

Career and Professional Life

The professional golfer at the beginning was participating in several mini-tours. It was in the year 2001 when his professional career as a golfer started. He spent some of his years after graduating from the university to get things better. At this time, he was having some financial issues so his family helped him on it. He finally became the winner of the Ultimate Game of 2007, held at Wynn Las Vegas G&CC, receiving $2 million. In 2008, he turned out to be a member of the Nationwide Tour.

After a poor beginning to the season, he became the victor of 2 tournaments in August and ended 9th on the money list to get PGA Tour playing rights for the year 2009. He made an inspiring beginning to his PGA Tour career, recording 5 top 20 finishes in his first 6 beginnings. In March 2009, his work took him to be present on the top hundred list of the Official World Golf Rankings. He ended the season and placed ninetieth on the money list to preserve his tour card. However, it got tripped to 136th in the year 2010 which vanished some of his tour position for the following year.

Piercy became the victor of his 1st PGA Tour occasion at the Reno-Tahoe Open, a different occasion in early August of 2011. In July 2012, his 2nd tour win came over at the RBC Canadian Open after hitting one stroke over Robert Garrigus and William McGirt. In the end, he got a spot in the next week’s WGC-Bridgestone Invitational but was incapable to protect his Reno-Tahoe Open title. He then became one of the runner-ups at the WGC-HSBC Champions in November in China. The Canadian Open victory helped Piercy to earn an entry into the Masters in the year 2013.

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It was his first time there where he made the cut. In the 2013’s season, he came out in 3rd place at the Waste Management Phoenix Open. He was secured for 5th at the PGA Championship and Byron Nelson Championship and reached the sixteen round at the WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship. In the 2014 season of the year 2014, the golfer got an arm injury and had to stay out for 5 months. After he got back in the game, he did his best of T-12 at the Wyndham Championship. In the next season, Scott came in 7th position at the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open.

Likewise, he came out to be a runner-up at the Sony Open in Hawaii and 10th at the Shell Houston Open. He got the victory in the opening Barbasol Championship in July in Alabama. It was a substitute occasion contrasting the Open Championship, for his 1st win in 3 years. At the U.S. Open At Oakmont of the year 2016, the American golfer ended in a tie for second. This was his best performance up to date. In the same year, he was incapable to protect his title as he got an entry in the 2016 Open Championship.

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Caption: Scott Piercy playing golf (Source: Gold Digest)

Net Worth

As for his earnings, the professional golfer must have been making an impressive amount of money. Scott Piercy has an estimated net worth of about $45 million. His primary source of income is from the games and competitions he has been playing and winning. He has also been making some money by endorsing famous brands like IZOD, MGM Grands, Acushnet’s Titleist, Apex System, Lumos Network, FootJoy, and apparel maker J. Lindeberg. Moreover, the golfer has also been helping Shriners Hospitals for Children and in other charitable works too.

Relationship Status and Controversy

The professional American golfer is a happily married man whose wife’s name is Sara Leone. It seems like the couple has been in a relationship for several years and even were lovers before their marriage. Piercy has altogether three children with his lovely wife. All of them are boys and their names are Cole Piercy, Brennan Piercy, and Jett Piercy. Other than this, there is no further information about Scott’s other romantic moments. But there are some lovely images of the whole family on the internet even though they try to keep a low profile.

In March 2020, the golfer shared a meme on his Instagram account of Pepe the Frog and Pete Buttigieg. The caption there was “Peter pulls out early from behind” which was deliberated homophobic by Queerty and ESPN, which both stated Scott is dropping several sponsorships, adding Titleist, FootJoy, and J.Lindeberg, more than $2 million in vanished sponsorships. Furthermore, the PGA Tour specified “We were made aware of Scott’s post and are disappointed in the lack of judgment used.”

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Caption: Scott Piercy with his wife (Source: Golf Gossips)

Body Measurement and Social Media

The American golfer has been maintaining his physical status very well to this day. He stands 6 feet 0 inches (1.83 m) tall whereas he weighs around 185 lb (84 kg; 13.2 st). Likewise, he has short black hair with some grey hints, and no wonder he has an athletic body type. Piercy is a very health-conscious man who has been strictly following his well-prepared routine every day. From morning to evening, the golfer takes care of his diet, the amount of protein he has to consume, and many other small things.

As for his presence on the social media platforms, the golfer seems to be quite active there. The golfer only updates his social media accounts when he needs to announce or display his professional life. He has an Instagram account with 17.9 K followers and a Twitter account with 23.7 K followers. Likewise, he even has a Facebook account with 1.2 K friends added there. Even though the golfer is less active there, his popularity is still there. Scott tried his best to keep a low profile around the public.