Derron Peyton
Derron  Peyton

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Boynton Beach, FL

High School:
Park Vista High School

Height / Weight:
6-5 / 175

Birthdate:
11/01/1993

Major:
Communications


04/26/2016

Men's Golf Concludes the C-USA Championship

Derron Peyton led the way for FAU on Day Three

04/25/2016

Men's Golf in 12th Place Heading into the Final Day of the C-USA Championship

Freshman Jackson Shoenfelt leads the Owls following Day Two

04/24/2016

Men's Golf Concludes First Round of C-USA Championship

Gerboles-Parrilla and Sibley lead the way for FAU

03/27/2016

FAU Shines in Final Round of the Slomin Championship

Senior Derron Peyton Leads the way for FAU

03/26/2016

FAU Concludes Day Two of the FAU Slomin Championship

Senior Derron Peyton Leads the Owls following Day Two

03/30/2015

2015 FAU Slomin Autism Championship

2015 FAU Slomin Autism Championship - Fountains Country Club, March 27-29, 2015

01/22/2015

2014-15 Photo Gallery

Men's golf 2014-15 photos

Photo Gallery

Senior (2015-16):

  • Had a season stroke average of 74.69.
  • Led FAU in the WKU Kenny Perry Invitational, finished tied for second overall after shooting a 76, 71, and 70.
  • Tied for first in the dual match-up versus the University of Kentucky after shooting a two-under 69.
  • Finished in 15th overall at the Gary Freeman Spring invitation carding a three-over 219 with a 73 stroke average.
  • Tied for second in the Don Benbow Invitational after carding a 69 and 72 for a one-under 141.
  • Shot a one-over 73 in the dual match-up versus Towson finishing sixth overall.
  • Led FAU, and finished tied for 13th overall after shooting a season low 69 in round one of the FAU Slomin Autism Championship.
  • Led FAU in the C-USA Championship, tying for 41st with a 13-over 229.


Junior (2014-15):

  • FAU's top finisher in six out of 10 tournaments.
  • Earned first place at the Don Benbow Invitational, 145 (+3).
  • Tied for second at the FAU Slomin Autism Championship with a three-round total of 211 (-2).
  • Took second at the Gary Freeman Spring Invitational with a three-round total of 220 (+4).
  • Shot a season-low round of 67 at the FAU Slomin Autism Championship..
  • Tied for eighth in the Hartford quad match.
  • Tied for ninth in the dual match against Villanova with a two-round total of 150 (+6).
  • Tied for 11th at the WKU Kenny Perry Invitational with a three-round total of 222 (+6).
  • Played in every tournament and had a season stroke average of 75.19.


Sophomore (2013-14):

  • Qualified for the U.S. Amateur tour this summer.
  • Shot 207 to win the Harmony Golf Preserve Intercollegiate, leading the team to a third place finish overall and having his lowest round of the year with 68.
  • Finished third in the University of Hartford Invitational and fifth in the Don Benbow Invitational.


Freshman (2012-13):

  • Made his FAU debut at the Windon Memorial Classic.
  • Averaged 81 over three rounds.
  • Tied for 16th at the Cobra-Puma Invitational.
  • Shot a par 72 in his lowest round of the tournament.
  • Took sixth-place for FAU's top finish in the HBU Men's Intercollegiate.
  • Carded 69 in the first round and averaged 71.33. Shot 68 for his lowest round of the season at Stetson's Hatter Invitational and finished in 15th with 4-over 220.
  • Placed 49th at the conference championship and played 32 rounds total for the season.


High School:

  • Was a four-time all-conference selection.
  • His junior and senior seasons, he was first team Sun-Sentinel All-Palm Beach County, first team Palm Beach Post All-Area and FHSAA Region 7-2A individual champion.
  • He is the holder of all Park Vista High scoring records.
  • Named 2011 SFPGA Junior Tour Player of the Year, and is a seven-time SFPGA Tour event champion.
  • Was a member of the 2011 FSGA Junior championship team.
  • Coached by Ira Hubschman.


Personal:

  • Communications major.
  • Goal is to be a PGA Tour Professional.
  • Enjoys fishing.
  • Son of Bob and Heidi Peyton.
Year Rounds Strokes Aver. Low Round Best Finish
2015-16 26 1942 74.69 69 T-1
2014-15 26 1955 75.19 67 1
2013-14 33 2589 74.15 68 1
2012-13 32 2422 75.69 68 6
TOTAL 117 8909 76.14 - -
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