John Peterson

    John Peterson

    Height: 5 ft. 11 in 

    Weight: 175 lbs 

    Birthday: 04/18/1989

    College: Louisiana State University

    Turned Pro: 2011

    Birthplace: Fort Worth, Texas

    Country: United States

    Sponsor: Titleist


    Peterson was a three time All American while at the University of Louisiana. He also captured the 2011 NCAA Individual Championship. After a successful college career, Peterson turned pro in 2011. In his second Nationwide Tour event, he finished as runner-up. Peterson managed to qualify for the 2012 US Open which was played at the Olympic Club. In the third round he was paired with his mentor from LSU, David Toms. He managed to score a hole in one on the 13th hole. He played well and managed to finish in a tie for 4th place. In 2013 he played pre dominantly on the Tour. He finished runner up at the Tour Championship and was third on three occasions on his way to finishing 30th in the standings. He won the Tour Finals event and thereby captured his first ever PGA Tour card.

    Peterson played 27 events in his rookie season but only managed to make the cut seven times. He had three top 25 finishes with his best result being a tie for 19th at the FedEx St. Jude Classic. He finished his rookie year 179th on the money list and hence lost his card. He returned to the Tour Finals and finished 6th to regain his main Tour card. So far in 2015, Peterson has made the cut 17 times in 20 events and has registered six top 25 finishes. His best result to date was a tie for 11th at the Valero Texas Open.