The 20-year-old S. Vincent competes as a professional golfer for Zimbabwe on the Japan Golf Tour, Asian Tour, and LIV Golf Invitational Series.
He has won the Japan Golf Tour three times and the Asian Golf Tour once. He was the first golfer from Zimbabwe to compete in a World Cup tournament and the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo.
S. Vincent Olympic Games Tokyo 2020
During 2015, S. Vincent began his professional career. His first major tour win came at the 2021 Sansan KBC Augusta on the Japan Golf Tour.
Following five runner-up finishes on the Asian Tour between 2016 and 2018. Exactly three weeks later, he also took home the trophy at the ANA Open.
Victory in the Gateway to The Mizuno Open came for S. Vincent in a playoff over Anthony Quayle in May of 2022.
Because of his victory, he is now exempt from the qualifying rounds for the 2022 Open. The next week, S. Vincent took first place at Slaley Hall in Northumberland, England, for the International Series.
With a final round score of 66, he beat Travis Smyth by two strokes to win his first Asian Tour tournament. At London’s Centurion Club, S. Vincent participated in the first tournament of the LIV Golf Invitational Series.
S. Vincent Recovers After Lackluster First Day Performance in Tokyo Olympics
After finishing last in a field of 60 on Thursday, Zimbabwe’s S. Vincent returned today for the second day of the Men’s Individual Golf Stroke Play event at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.
The Zimbabwe Olympics Committee (ZOC) announced in a Facebook post that Scott “bounced back,” giving new life to his game at Japan’s elite Kasumigaseki Country Club. Scott, whose Yona spirit medium nickname is “Mhondoro,” is scheduled to play in the following round tomorrow and finish the game on Sunday.
S. Vincent Started His Professional Career in 2015
Professional golfer Scott, at 29 years old, has competed on the Asian, Japan Golf, and European tours since becoming pro in 2015. Peter Purcell Gilpin, another rower, finished second in today’s D-Final with a time of 7 minutes, 3.85 seconds.
In the eyes of the Zimbabwe Olympic Committee, this places Peter in the middle of the pack, at number 20 out of a possible 32. As ZOC put it, “Well done, Peter, for representing with great pride and honour. Congratulations for your high position on this international stage!
After Zimbabwe’s top golfer, S. Vincent finished 16th on the final day of the Men’s Individual Golf Stroke Play at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, the country’s hopes of medaling were dashed.
Overall, Scott came in seventh, seven strokes behind the champion, American Xander Schauffele (18 under 266). And six strokes behind the silver medalist, Slovakia’s Rory Sabattini (17 under 267). After a play-off, Taiwan’s CT Pan took bronze at 15 under 269, four shots ahead of Scott.