Snoeberger turns it on at Purdue

Peyton Snoeberger shot 33 on the closing nine to win the Boys 16-19 division at Purdue.

Peyton Snoeberger shot 33 on the closing nine to win the Boys 16-19 division at Purdue.


WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Peyton Snoeberger played a bogey-free 3-under-par closing nine to capture the Boys 16-19 division at Purdue University’s Ackerman Course.

Snoeberger finished at 72-69—141 and held off Nels Surtani by two shots.

Snoeberger led Alex Honigford by one shot heading into the final round and Surtani by two, and it was Surtani who provided the biggest challenge Sunday. Birdies at 4 and 5 pulled Surtani even with Snoeberger then a birdie at the ninth put Surtani up by one heading into the back nine.

Snoeberger’s birdie at 12 engineered a 2-shot swing in his favor and returned him to the lead. He followed that up with birdies at 14 and 16 and never looked back.

Surtani finished alone in second with rounds of 74-69—143 while Ethan Stanley grabbed third place at 75-70—145.

Honigford shot 73-74—147 and finished in a tie for fourth place with Joey Ranieri (77-70—147).

Purdue commit Andrew Wood shot 76-72—148 to tie for sixth place with Clay Stirsman (75-73—148).

White closes strong in Boys 14-15


Andrew White

Andrew White birdied two of the final three holes in surging to victory in the Boys 14-15 division at Purdue.

With three holes left to play, White trailed Luke Prall by one shot then he posted birdies at 7 and 9 (16th and 18th holes played) to surge on top. On the last hole with both players tied, Prall made bogey to create the 2-shot margin.

White finished with rounds of 71-73—144 while Prall shot 72-74—146.

Billy McCullough (73-77—150) and Nic Hoffman (72-78—150) tied for third place, six shots off the lead.

Wilson claims Boys 13-and-Under title


Joe Wilson IV


Girls 14-and-Under competitor Christina Pfefferkorn

Joe Wilson IV overcame a triple bogey-double bogey stretch in earning a 2-shot win over Dhruv Kumar in the Boys 13-and-under division at Purdue.

Wilson led Kumar by two shots heading into their fifth hole of the day, but he made a triple bogey-8 at the par-5 No. 14 then dropped two more shots with a double bogey at the next. After Kumar’s birdie at No. 16, Wilson trailed by two with 11 holes remaining. Wilson proceeded to make birdies at 17 and 18 then turned to the front nine where he played bogey-free 1-under-par to seal the victory.

Wilson shot 74-75—149 while Kumar came in second place with rounds of 74-77-151.

Alec Cesare rounded out the top three with rounds of 75-77—152.