IMG Academy golf alumni, Peter Uihlein, Paula Creamer and Jessica Korda finished in the top five in their respective competitions early last week.
Uihlein had the best finish of his professional career, finishing fourth at the Tshwane Open in South Africa, held Feb. 28 - Mar. 3. He finished 17-under par, with a best score of 66 in the second round. Uihlein took home $95,818.65 in earnings with the fourth-place finish.
Paula Creamer and Jessica Korda participated in the HSBC Women’s Championship in Singapore, held Feb. 28 - Mar. 3. They finished third and fifth, respectively. Creamer finished at 13-under par with a best round of 67 and earned $97,292, while Korda finished at nine-under par with a best round of 68 and took home $50,543 in earnings.
Since Creamer became a pro in 2005, she has nine victories and 85 top ten finishes. Korda began her pro career in 2011, and has one victory and three top 10 finishes to date.