Hello, My Name is ... Chris Petefish

Jan. 22, 2015

THE FLATS – One of the nation’s top 30 junior golfers and one of the top 15 in the class of 2014, Chris Petefish graduated from high school early and enrolled at Georgia Tech last January for the spring semester.

Petefish worked himself into the lineup for Tech’s final two fall events, tying for 25th place at the United States Collegiate Championship after closing with a 68, then tying for 29th at the Princeville Makai Invitational (3-under-poar 213).

Petefish had a pair of top-10 finishes in big amateur events over the summer, and was a second-team Rolex Junior All-American before enrolling at Tech.

Shoe Size: 11 1/2
Roommate: Jacob Joiner, Anders Albertson
Interests/Hobbies: NFL Football/ friends, tennis, ping pong
Three Words That Describe Me: funny, greatness, chill
Favorite Food: steak
Favorite Late Night Snack: scones with (microwaved) warm milk
Meal I Prepare Most Often: any kind of pasta
Favorite Spot on Campus: the golf office
Favorite Childhood Activity: P.E. class
Favorite TV Channel: SportsCenter, TBS
Moment in History I’d Like to Have Witnessed: Bobby Jones winning the grand slam
Celebrity Crush: Eugenie Bouchard
Biggest Fear: overweight baggage the airport
Job I’d Like Outside of Golf: that lady on the travel channel who just travels around as her job
Favorite Sports Movie: Moneyball
Favorite Non-Sports Movie: Big Fish
Best Sports Talent Besides Golf: dodgeball
Favorite Pro Athlete: Russell Wilson
Favorite Pro Team: Arizona Cardinals
Favorite Georgia Tech Sport to Watch: football
Most Memorable Sports Moment: SCA Dodgeball P.E. class. (only one left on team vs 11 players on opposing team and took down all 11 for the W)
My Focus This Summer: improving every day
Favorite Coach Heppler Phrase: “At the end of the day”
What I Like Most About Georgia Tech: the golf office


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