Who is Gerina Piller and what is her net worth 2018? Gerina Michelle Mendoza Piller is an American professional golfer born on 29th March 1985 in Rosewell, New Mexico, Unites States. From childhood itself, Gerina had interest in sports. She owes her career to her parents is what she said during an interview. Her parents never stopped her from playing sports instead encouraged her every time she did wonders. She was a former volley ball player in high school. She also won state golf championship back in 2003. It was then she realised that golf was meant for her. There was no stopping after that, she got enrolled in a university and played and on all your senior year championships.
In 2007 she was named the Conference USA individual champion and also won the player of the year along with UTEP female athlete award that year. The athlete tried to get enrolled in the LGPA tour in 2007 but was not selected. Repeated attempts were made again in 2008 which resulted in the same. But in 2009 she earned herself a conditional status in LGPA and went ahead to play the 2010 season on the Futures tour where she achieved her career best numbers. In 2011 the athlete married Martin Piller who is also a professional golfer and both are currently living together in Texas.
Education: It would be not wrong if we call her an all – rounder. She had a pretty decent school record as well to go along her professional record. First of all she got enrolled in Goddard High School in New Mexico itself where she worked wonders with her studies. After completing schooling, she went ahead to University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP).
Gerina Piller Net Worth
The beautiful young golfer has an estimated net worth of $1.8 million. She has entirely reached this status on the basis of her earnings from her game as well as prizes for winning certain tournaments and matches. Her annual match fees recently surpassed the $700,000 mark and is expected to rise in the near future.
The athlete achieved her best lifetime figures in LGPA Tour of 2010 – 11. In 2012 to 2015 she received a T6 (2012) in Women’s PGA Championship, a T36 (2013 and 2015) in Women’s British Open. In 2016 she received a T6 in ANA Inspiration, a T8 in U.S. Women’s Open and a T9 in Evian Championship. She has also made team appearances for her country in Solheim cup in 3013 and 2015 as well as in International crown in 2016 and has won all the years. Other than lifetime best figures she also holds a world ranking of 19 as of 2016 compared to 630 as in 2008. The improvement of 611 ranks in 8 years signifies her hard work and dedication for the sport.
The athlete showcased immense patience and never give up spirit as she waited for her entry in the LGPA tour. She is definitely a role model for many athletes wishing to enter this sports. She is reaping the fruits of the seeds of hard work and dedication that she has put in all the previous years and continues to give her best.