Player: Piercen Hunt

2021-Piercen Hunt
Hometown: Hartland, WI
University: University of Illinois
Area of Study: Gies College of Business (Undecided)
Expected Graduation: 2024
Soldier Honored:

SUMMER - 2021



  • Won the 120th Wisconsin State Amateur Championship (July 19-22) by six strokes with a 72-hole total of 279 (-1) after carding rounds of 68-72-70-69 at Westmoor Country Club in Brookfield, Wis.

  • Placed 47th at The Western Amateur Championship (July 26-31)

  • Finished third at the Wisconsin State Open (Aug. 16-18)


FRESHMAN - 2020-21



  • Competed in 15 rounds over five events as an individual competitor

  • Ranked sixth on the team with a stroke average of 73.20

  • Recorded eight of his 15 rounds at par or better

  • Notched three top-25 individual finishes

  • Posted a season-best finish with a tie for 4th at the Boilermaker Individual (April 10-11)

  • Closed the Boilermaker Individual with back-to-back rounds of a season-best 70 (-2) in Rounds 2 and 3 to card a season-best 54-hole total of 213 (-3)

  • Traveled to Big Ten Championship at Crooked Stick (April 30-May 2), the NCAA Stillwater Regional at Karsten Creek (May 17-18), and the NCAA Championship at Grayhawk Golf Club as the team’s alternate, but did not compete


HIGH SCHOOL



  • Won the 2019 Western Junior

  • Two-time WIAA Division I State High School individual champion

  • Won the 2018 WSGA Wisconsin State Junior Championship

  • Finished in the runner-up spot at the 2018 AJGA Junior at Big Sky

  • Earned top-10 finishes in five AJGA events, and was named a 2019 AJGA Rolex Junior All-American Second Team honoree

  • Recognized as the 2018 Wisconsin Junior PGA Player of the Year

  • Finished among the top 10 at the 2019 Wisconsin State Amateur Championship


PERSONAL



  • Son of Paul and Julie Hunt

  • Born Sept. 24, 2001 in Calgary, Alberta, Canada

  • Played hockey growing up

  • Also lived in the Netherlands

  • Majoring in Business


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