FIDELITY INVESTMENTS JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIP
Redstone Golf Club - Tournament Course
Humble, Texas • June 4 - 7
 

PETERSON STAYS IN LEAD TO WIN BOYS DIVISION AT FIDELITY INVESTMENTS JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIP
Lopez wins Girls Division after sudden-death playoff

HUMBLE, Texas — After the final round of the Fidelity Investments Junior Championship, John Peterson of Fort Worth, Texas, won the Boys Division with a 10-under-par 206 tournament total. Lee Lopez of Whittier, Calif., won the Girls Division after carding a 5-under-par 211 tournament total.

Conducted by the American Junior Golf Association, the Fidelity Investments Junior Championship was a 54-hole stroke play event held at Redstone Golf Club — The Jacobsen Hardy Course. The 84-player field featured players from 10 states and Uruguay. The course played at 7,132 yards for the Boys Division and 6,190 yards for the Girls Division.

After placing third in this tournament last year, Peterson said he felt more mature coming into the final round and ready to come out with a win.

“I needed to get in a win this summer because I don't have anymore time to do it,” Peterson said. “It feels like a big accomplishment to win an AJGA tournament.”

Peterson, who has signed a letter of intent with Louisiana State University for the fall, said a big part of his win Thursday was being calm.

“If you can be calm in situations like this, it makes a big difference,” Peterson said.

Coming in two strokes behind Peterson was Adam Wennerstrom of Austin, Texas, with a 208 tournament total. In third place with a 211 tournament total was Benjamin Thorseth of Richmond, Texas. Cory Whitsett of Houston finished with a tournament total 213 for fourth place. Riley Pumphrey of Georgetown, Texas, carded a tournament total 214 for a fifth-place finish.

In the Girls Division, Lopez carded a 2-under-par 33 on the front nine and 1-over-par 38 on the back nine in the final round to finish the day with a 1-under-par 71.Tessa Teachman of Baton Rouge, La., carded a 2-under-par 70 for the day to force a sudden-death playoff. After two playoff holes, Lopez won the playoff and tournament.

Coming into the final round as the leader, Lopez said she tried to look at the final round as just another round of golf.

“You just have to come out and hopefully hit fairways and greens and hope that your putter is hot and continue like normal,” Lopez said.

Coming in third, four strokes off the lead, was Allyson Ferguson of Houston, carding a tournament total 215.

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204
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220
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211
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206
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