Terra Cotta Invitational: Uihlein speeds away

NAPLES, Fla. (April 22, 2007)-- The final round of the 12th annual Terra Cotta Invitational was completely dominated by Peter Uihlein, a high school junior from Bradenton, FL who won by eight strokes.

Going into the final day, Uihlein held a two-shot lead over mid amateur and two-time US Mid Amateur Champion, Tim Jackson and Bud Cauley, a junior from Jacksonville, FL.

Uihlein proceeded to birdie five of the first seven holes to turn the front nine in 31. He made another birdie at Hole 12 to reach -12 for the tournament.

He played the rest of the round in 1-over-par for a total of 205, an 11-under final score.

Jackson, Cauley and defending champion, Bank Vongvanij, another junior from Bradenton finished tied for 3rd at 214, 2-under-par.

In sole second place was Patrick Reed, a junior from Baton Rouge, LA., who shot a final round of 69 to finish at 213.

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ABOUT THE Terra Cotta Invitational

Former match play event was changed in 2006 to a 54-hole stroke play event. A national- level invitational with a Local Qualifier also held before the event. Interested players can submit a request for invitation via the website.

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