Personal: Purcell is from Liverpool, England. He had a successful junior career playing at the club and Lancashire County levels.
2014-15: Purcell was appointed Junior Captain of Formby Hall Golf Club, which is the home golf club of professional golfer Tommy Fleetwood (PGA) who was a previous junior captain.
Purcell was coached by both Richie Marsden and putting coach Phil Kenyon. Purcell was privileged to caddy in the 2016 Arnold Palmer for Zach Wright of LSU at Formby Golf Club in Southport, England.
2017-18 (Spring Season)
Played in 2 tournaments in the spring season and voted onto the USA South Conference all-academic team
2018-19 (Fall Season)
Mars Hill University Fall Invitational September 24-25: t-6th - (75) +3
(Second round cancelled due to inclement weather)
Piedmont Fall Invitational October 1-2: t-22nd (81-76) +13
Maryville College Invitational October 29-30: T-9th (79-71) +10