Ranked No. 5 in the World Amateur Golf Ranking, Peter Uihlein is a dominant
force in the amateur game. A sophomore at Oklahoma State, this Cowboy’s
amateur record is impressive. He has advanced to the second round of match
play or farther at the U.S. Amateur two straight years, tied for 18th at the NCAA
Championship as a freshman and went 4-0 at the 2009 Walker Cup. Move over
Miami, let me introduce you to the real “U.”
FAVORITE FOOD Chinese food and fried rice.
ON MY iPOD Almost everything, but my favorite
is Dave Matthews.
FAVORITE MOVIE(S) “Remember the Titans,”
“Shooter,” “Dumb and Dumber,” “Transformers”
1& 2 and “Zoolander.”
HIDDEN TALENT I can tell which movie is on
in our living room just by hearing the voices or
BIGGEST FEAR Getting bit by a shark or snake.
FAVORITE COURSES Prairie Dunes, Merion
DREAM FOURSOME Me, Jessica Alba, Jennifer
Love Hewitt and Carrie Underwood.
FAVORITE GOLFERS Rickie Fowler and Bobby
WORDS TO LIVE BY The self train is perpetually climbing the mountain until you reach the
mountaintop of success.
BEST GOLF TIP Get to Stillwater, Okla., and check
out Karsten Creek.
SHOT I LOVE TO PRACTICE Anything with a
draw, high draw preferably.
NEEDS IMPROVEMENT Low cut/straight shot.
FAVORITE CLUB Putter.
BALL MARKER One dollar coin.
BIRTHDATE Aug. 29, 1989
BIRTHPLACE New Bedford , Mass.
SUPERSTITIONS I only play Titleist No. 5 balls
because my favorite baseball players growing up
were George Brett and Nomar Garciaparra who
both wore No. 5.
AGE I FIRST BROKE 70 12.
LOWEST ROUND EVER 63.
LOVE TO TRADE PLACES WITH Theo Epstein
(general manager of the Boston Red Sox).
FAVORITE NON-GOLF ATHLETE Josh Beckett
(pitcher for the Boston Red Sox).
WHAT’S IN THE BAG
DRIVER Titleist 909D2 8. 5 Diamana White
Board 73X, 3-WOOD Titleist F3 13 Diamana
White Board 83X, HYBRID Titleist 503H 19
with ProjectX, IRONS Titleist 680s WEDGES
Titleist Vokey 49, Titleist Vokey 55 Spin Milled,
Titleist Vokey 60 M with an L grind PUTTER
Scotty Cameron Newport 2. 5