Hello, My Name is ... Chris Petefish

May 3, 2018

One of three seniors on this year’s Georgia Tech team, Chris Petefish has fashioned a solid collegiate career with six top-10 finishes in 37 events, including a victory at this spring’s General Hackler Championship in Myrtle Beach, S.C. Petefish will graduate this weekend with a bachelor’s degree in business administration.

Shoe size: 11.5
Roommate: fathering Noah, Ben, and Will
Three words that describe me: easy-going, organized, dependable
Favorite late night snack: ice cream
Favorite meal to cook: baked chicken with carrots and zucchini
Favorite spot on campus: the range
Favorite activity outside of golf: adrenaline rushes
Favorite TV channel: NBC
Celebrity crush: Zooey Deschanel
Job I’d like outside of golf: travel blogger
Favorite sports movie: “Moneyball”
Last movie I saw in the theater: “Guardians of the Galaxy”
Top three songs on my music playlist: “God’s Plan” – Drake, “Mr. Blue Sky” – Electric Light Orchestra, “Sky Walker” – Miguel
Best sports talent besides golf: tennis or maybe skeet shooting
Best non-golf talent one of your teammates has: guitar – Jacob Joiner
Favorite pro athlete: Larry Fitzgerald
Favorite pro team: Arizona Cardinals
Favorite other Georgia Tech sport to watch: football
Most memorable sports moment: winning the ACC Championship (twice)
Favorite golf course I have played: Augusta National
Golf course I would most like to play: St. Andrews
Club or shot I’m most comfortable playing: straight uphill 3 footers
Club or shot I need to work on the most: stingers
Holes in one in my life (course, hole, club used): One. Castlewood Country Club, Valley Course, 14th, pitching wedge
Best advice Coach Heppler has given you: “Ask yourself what you can do today”
What I like most about Georgia Tech golf: being a part of something more than yourself
Best table tennis player on the team: myself, and if anyone says otherwise they are lying
Best dresser on the team: Till. The kid can pull off green pants.

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