Derron Peyton completed the tournament tied for 11th place
Derron Peyton leads the Owls tied for 16th after 36 holes
FAU golfer competing with best amateurs in the world
The final round of the championship will take place on Wednesday, April 29
FAU is in 14th-place going into the second round on Monday, April 28.
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...finished in 15th with 4-over 220...placed 49th at the conference championship...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.
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