St. Augustine Amateur: Uihlein Leads by 2

ST. AUGUSTINE, Florida (Oct 21, 2006) -- Peter Uihlein, of Bradenton, FL fired his second-straight round of 3-under-par 67. His consistency has been rewarded with a 2-stroke cushion in the St. Augustine Amateur heading into Sunday's final round.

Brad Valois, a sophomore at Johnson & Wales University, was tied with Uihlein after the first round and again played well on Saturday with a 69 while Dustin Funari of Homestead, Florida posted a 4-under-par 66 to move into a tie for second with Valois.

About the leaders:

Peter Uihlein is currently ranked No. 3 junior player in the country by Golfweek. In 2005 he won the AJGA's Rolex Junior Player of The Year Award. Uihlein attends the IMG Academy in Bradenton.

Brad Valois had a top ten finish in the Northeast Amateur this year and is currently the reigning New England and Rhode Island State Amateur Champion. He is a sophomore at Johnson & Wales University.

Dustin Funari is a sophomore at Tampa's Flagler college, where he plays for the golf team.

NOTE: To view complete results (including a live leaderboard on Sunday) click on the tournament link at the top of this page next to "see also" and follow the "results" tab.

ABOUT THE St. Augustine Amateur

54 hole stroke play event for better amateurs and collegiate players. The field will be limited to 84 players, with no cut. The tournament is open to Amateurs only whose entry has been accepted by the Tournament Committee however there is an open qualifier several weeks prior to the event - contact the Tournament Committee or visit the website for details.

Unless prior arrangements are made with the approval of the Committee, competitors must walk during the competition.

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