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Peter Uihlein
Peter Uihlein
Orlando, FL
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Uihlein is one of the most decorated amateur golfers in the United States, highlighted by his 4-and-2 victory at the 2010 U.S. Amateur at Chambers Bay over David Chung…Momentum carried into his junior season at Oklahoma State, where his strong play earned him the 2011 Ben Hogan Award, which is given by the Golf Coaches Association of America to the top men’s college golfer in any division on the basis of his performance in all collegiate and amateur competitions during a 12-month period. Uihlein was also named Big 12 Player of the Year and first-team All-Big 12. In his career at Oklahoma State, Uihlein has totaled five victories and has two top-three finishes at the NCAA Championship.

Uihlein played in the 2009 Walker Cup, where he had a 4-0-0 record and helped lead the USA to victory at Merion Golf Club in Ardmore, Pa…His singles victory on Sunday clinched the Cup for the USA… Also helped the USA finish third at the World Amateur Team Championship in Argentina last fall…Also a member of USA Copa de las Americas Team that won the overall title (men and women) in Argentina in January of 2010.

In 2010, Uihlein won the Sahalee Players Championship and won his second Dixie Amateur. That same year, he also received the Mark H. McCormack Medal, which is presented by The R&A to the top-ranked golfer in the World Amateur Golf Ranking at the end of the amateur season.

This summer, Uihlein won the Northeast Amateur by three strokes. Having won the U.S. Amateur, he gained exemption into the Masters, U.S. Open and British Open Championship, making the cut and finishing T-48 in the British Open at Royal St. George’s in Sandwich, England, and missing the cut in the other two…Was a quarterfinalist in 2009 U.S. Amateur at Southern Hills Country Club in Tulsa, Okla…Tied for ninth at 2011 Nationwide Tour’s Children’s Hospital Invitational in Columbus, Ohio...Also advanced to the quarterfinals of the Western Amateur before losing to Patrick Cantlay on the 19th hole.

In his title defense at the U.S. Amateur, he advanced to the quarterfinals before falling to Jordan Russell, 2 and 1.

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