Uihlein Recipient of 2011 The Ben Hogan Award Presented by Baird Private Wealth Management
FORT WORTH, Texas – Baird Private Wealth Management, in association with Colonial Country Club, The Friends of Golf (FOG) and the Golf Coaches Association of America, has announced Peter Uihlein of Oklahoma State recipient of the 2011 The Ben Hogan Award. The most prestigious award in men’s college golf, the Hogan is presented annually to the top men’s NCAA Division I, II or III, NAIA or NJCAA college golfer taking into account all collegiate and amateur competitions during a 12-month period.
The reigning U.S. Amateur Champion, Uihlein also won the Sahalee Players Championship and Dixie Amateur. He also captured top-10 finishes at the Sunnehanna Amateur, Porter Cup and World Team Amateur. Uihlein was runner-up at the 2010 NCAA Championships. He was recently named the Big 12 Player of the Year and was Big 12 Golfer of the Month for September. Uihlein has claimed medalist honors twice this season - the season opening OFCC/Fighting Illini Invitational and The Aggie Invitational. He has posted four other top-five finishes this season with only one finish outside the top 20. Uihlein is the fifth Cowboy golfer to win the Hogan Award.
Baird is an employee-owned, international wealth management, capital markets, private equity and asset management firm with offices in the United States, Europe and Asia. Established in 1919, Baird has more than 2,600 associates serving the needs of individual, corporate, institutional and municipal clients. Baird oversees and manages client assets of nearly $82 billion. Committed to being a great place to work, Baird ranked number 14 on FORTUNE’s “100 Best Companies to Work For” in 2011 – its eighth consecutive year on the list. Baird’s principal operating subsidiaries are Robert W. Baird & Co. in the United States and Robert W. Baird Group Ltd. in Europe. Baird also has an operating subsidiary in Asia supporting Baird’s private equity operations. For more information, please visit Baird’s Web site at www.rwbaird.com.