Impressively, he maintains an occupied pace, combining Team Québec with golf and Elite Hockey Teams until the end of his junior hockey course at the age of 19, two years after his Year of the QMJHL draft with the Chicoutimi Saguenéens in 2010-2011, when he coached the former Canadian Hockey Club captain Guy Carbonneau. Vincent, a former captain of the Charles-Lemoyne College of the Midget AAA League, and of the French College at the AAA Junior, developed his leadership by leading by example, both on and off the ice and was a model for his peers. The team spirit found in hockey energizes Vincent as concentration, visualization and the desire to win in golf make him a player who never abandons competition.
Vincent joined forces with Paul Gagné, an elite trainer in Montreal, to improve his endurance, explosion and agility skills. His coach gave him compatible and complementary exercises with both sports, which greatly helped Vincent stand out. In August 2013, Vincent began his academic career at Gardner Webb University (GWU) in North Carolina with a scholarship, after Steven Fritsch, Brad’s brother who obtained his PGA card in 2010, had noticed his play Two years ago. He became a major player on the GWU Runnin ‘Bulldogs team in his debut with a -2 score in his first Myrtle Beach Intercollegiate (73-69), good for a 6th position followed by a 69 (-3 ) In his second tournament, good for a 2nd position. In his second year as “sophomore” Vincent managed to stand out as the best player in his university and finished 4th at the end of season championship at the Big South Conference with a performance of -6 (68-71-71), which allowed him To win the D1-Big South All-Championship Team trophy. The following year, in his junior year, Vincent won a first NCAA Division 1 tournament after a few second positions at the Coca-Cola Wofford Invitational in Spartanburg, SC, setting a tournament record at -14 (68-65-69) . He contributed greatly to the first victory of his team at the same time. He earned a place in the Big South All-Conference and All-Academic Teams, the latter rewarding his game in general and his academic performance, with a cumulative GPA of 3.49 in Business Administration (Major in Finance). In his first half of the season in his fourth and final year, Vincent managed to break through the top-100 D1 NCAA Ranking with a 21st position after the first 3 tournaments of the year with an average per round of 69.88.
Vincent was the winner of the 81st Duc de Kent tournament and the amateur part of the Sani Marc Cup in 2015, as well as Alexandre de Tunis the previous year. Vincent finished 2nd in his last Canadian Amateur Championship behind his friend Hugo Bernard, Classic 2016. Vincent also won second place in the Amateur Championship of Quebec 2016. Also under his belt, 2 holes in one shot; His first to 11 years at his Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu Golf Club setting a record for the youngest player in club history to have done this feat since it opened in 1922. His second at the ChampionsGate Golf in Orlando, Florida, in November 2016.
Jonathan Huberdeau (Florida Panthers), Antony Mantha (Detroit Red Wings), Charles Hudon (Montreal Canadiens), Shawn Couturier (Philadelphia Flyers) ), Christopher Gibson (New York Islanders), Vincent believes that everything is possible for him as long as the effort and the desire to improve will be there! A good attitude generates altitude, and this is certainly the philosophy of Vinny!