Ryan Moore

Amateurs' hour is here

For the record, John Peterson never has played a PGA Tour event.

When he does, the reigning NCAA men's champion might find a little extra scrutiny.

Hey, that's what happens when you draw attention to yourself. And Peterson certainly did that after finishing tied for second at last week's Nationwide Tour stop.

"I didn't win the tournament, but I beat all the pros," the LSU product said after finishing one stroke behind fellow outgoing collegian Harris English (Georgia) at the Nationwide Children's Hospital Invitational in Columbus, Ohio.

Kyle Riefers could have something to say about that, having shared runner-up honors with Peterson. But if Peterson's...