Pierre De Caevel
Pierre De Caevel
Height: 6-4
Year: So.
Hometown: Glabais, Belgium
High School: College Cardinal Mercier
Major: Business

FMU: Returning letterman.....Played in 9 of 11 events as a freshman....Third on the squad with a 76.50 stroke average....Low round of 70 at 2018 Camden Collegiate Invitational....Season-best finish of T-11th at 2018 Camden Collegiate Invitational with 218 score....Fits the mold of the modern-day golfer....Big strong player.....Still relatively new to the game (playing only three years) and is still growing in his play.....Has been exposed to international competition through the Belgium Junior National Team....Very fortunate to sign him.....He is very excited about the opportunity to come to Francis Marion, study, and compete.....Will be part of a young and explosive squad in 2018-19......Helps FMU get bigger and stronger so as to match what the modern golf game requires....Peach Belt Conference Presidential Honor Roll 2019....FMU Swamp Fox Athletic-Academic Honor Roll 2018 (fall), 2019 (spring).

PERSONAL:

  • Born Pierre Henri De Caevel in Brussels, Belgium
  • Graduate of College Cardinal Mercier
  • Posted a 74.50 stroke average in three 2017-188 European Golf Ranking events
  • 53rd-place showing at the 2018 Scottish Boys Strokeplay Championship
  • Won the 2017 Bogogno Italian Junior Cup event with a 36-hole score of 140
  • Member of the Belgium Junior National Team
  • Nicknames are Perry or The Ole Waffle

PERSONAL FAVORITES:

  • As a child what you wanted to be when you grew up: Professional Soccer player 
  • Favorite Superhero: Star-lord
  • Favorite Athlete: McClure Thompson 
  • Favorite Sports Team: Ole Miss  Rebels
  • Favorite Movie or TV Show:  Last Chance U 
  • Favorite Food: Quesadillas 
  • Favorite Vacation Spot: Dominican Republic 
  • Twitter Handle: @pdecaevel
  • Instagram Account: @pierredc18
  • Your Motivation Music: “Yuck!” By JACKIENVM and Trizzy Grams 
  • Favorite Thing About FMU: Proximity with the teachers 
  • Favorite Off-Field Activity: Basketball
  • Goals for Upcoming Season: Win 
  • Why you first chose your sport: To be honest, it was kinda by accident; I was playing soccer back when I was 14 and I got injured so wasn’t doing anything, and one day my neighbour came up to my house and asked if I wanted to play golf; Then I kept playing and got good at it. 
  • The biggest mental challenge to you improving faster: I’d say patience and maturity 
  • Interesting Notes: I speak 3 different languages and I don’t like sweet tea
  • Brush With Greatness: Bronze medal at the European Boys Championship while playing for the Belgium under-18 National Team

 

CAREER TOTALS:

Year      Rds         Strokes     Avg
2018-19 26 1989 76.50