Julian Perico

So. | 5-11 | Lima, Peru | Montverde Academy (Fla.)

– 2018-19 scoring average of 71.54 ranks 6th on school’s single-season list and is a Razorback freshman record.

As a Freshman (2018-19)
» PING All-Central Region
» SEC All-Freshman Team

Voted PING All-Central Region and named to the SEC All-Freshman team … Led the team with a 71.54 scorning average, which ranks sixth in school history and is a Razorback freshman record … Led the team by shooting the low round 16 times and being the low man five times … Also had a team-best 34 (of 38) rounds count toward the team score … Led the team with 12 rounds in the 60’s and by having three top 5’s, five top 10’s and seven top 20’s … Set school records in winning the Jerry Pate Intercollegiate by carding a 36-hole score of 129 and a 54-hole score of 197 … Overall was 13-under with rounds of 64-65-68 … His opening-round score of 64 ties for third in school history behind a pair of 63’s … Ended the year ranked 116th in the Golf Stat standings … In addition to his win, was fourth at the Gopher Invitational, shooting a 3-under 209 (68-74-67) and tied for fourth at the Husker Invitational … Led at various stages of the SEC and NCAA Regional … Finished eighth at the SEC’s with a 3-under score of 207 (66-67-74) … Was the only Razorback to go 3-0 in match play to lead Arkansas to the SEC Championship … In fact, he had a par on the 18th in the championship to clinch the title … Finished sixth at the NCAA Austin Regional, shooting a 3-under 210 (67-72-71) to qualify for the NCAA Championship … Had a strong opening round at the NCAA Championship bu finished with a 6-over 222 to place 34th-t … Summer 2019: Represented Peru in the 2019 Pan Am Games – played in Peru – and finished eighth (70-73-66-67=276/-8).

High School

As of August 2018, ranked No. 9 in the country by the American Junior Golf Association (AJGA) and checked in at No. 133 in the World Amateur Golf Ranking … Attended Montverde Academy in Florida and played his prep career for Bishops Gate Golf Academy, was selected to play on the Toyota Junior World Cup Team and earned AJGA All-America honorable mention honors following his junior season … Tied for 13th, thanks to shooting 67-68 in the final two rounds, at the 2018 Latin American Amateur Championship … Finished 33rd at the 2018 U.S. Junior Amateur … Won two pro events in Peru … Recorded an AJGA victory by winning the Simplify Boys Invitational (11-under par, 205) as well as finishing runner-up at The Major Champions Invitational (64-70-71) … Named the Bishops Gate Golf Academy Player of the Year as he also won the IMG Academy Junior World Championship and the AJGA Memorial Junior … Won the South American Championship in Brazil and the Mitsubishi Pro Championship in Peru … At the 2017 Latin American Amateur Championship, Perico missed the playoff by one stroke, finishing in fourth place overall … Shot an opening-round 64 to hold the lead after and set the record for the lowest round in LAC tournament history … In addition, he was the youngest player in the field when he set the mark … As a sophomore, Perico won the Match Play Championship Peru while finishing runner-up at the South American Junior Championship, the Faldo Series South American Junior Championship, the Hurricane Junior Annual Academy Tournament and the Golfweek Junior Tournament … Was also the low amateur at the PGA Latin America Lexus Open.

Perico’s Career by the Numbers (through freshman season)
Counting Scores: 34 of 38 Rounds
Wins: 1
Top 5s: 3
Top 10s: 5
Top 15s: 6
Top 20s: 7
Rounds in the 60’s: 12
Rounds of Par or Better: 18
Eagles: 5
Birdies: 134
Pars: 459
Low Round: 64 (-6) in the first round at Jerry Pate Intercollegiate (Oct. 8, 2018)
Low 18 vs. Par: -6 (64) in the first round at Jerry Pate Intercollegiate (Oct. 8, 2018)
Low 54: 197 (-13) at Jerry Pate Intercollegiate (Oct. 8-9, 2018) – 197 is a school record
Low 54 vs. Par: -13 (197) at Jerry Pate Intercollegiate (Oct. 8-9, 2018)

Perico's Career Numbers

YearEventsRdsStrokesAvg.WinsTop 10/20Rds in 60'sRds Par/Better