Getting to know Gerina Piller of USA GOLF

By Emily Tillo | July 19, 2016, 4:57 p.m. (ET)

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Age: 31

Height: 5’7”

Birthplace: Roswell, New Mexico

Turned Pro: 2007; 22 years old

Career Victories: 0

Career Top-10s: 30


Olympic Q&A: 

1. Who is your favorite Olympic athlete?  Dominique Moceanu

2. Representing the USA in the Olympics is: a dream come true!

3. Favorite Olympic event/sport (besides golf)? I love watching gymnastics. 1996 Team USA is my favorite.

4. Favorite Olympic memory from watching the Olympics growing up? The hard work and dedication of the Olympians is very vivid in my mind. Also I loved watching their passion and pride for our country.

5. Dream Olympic foursome? 1996 Olympic US gymnastics team


Representing the USA: Piller has played on two Solheim Cup Teams—2013 and 2015—both of which were victorious. She will make her first International Crown appearance this July, which features match play competitions among eight countries, each with four-person teams. Fellow USA GOLF team members Lexi Thompson and Stacy Lewis are playing alongside Piller in this year’s International Crown competition.