FALL 2014: Competed for Army in all three fall tournaments and in the Star match against Navy … part of first-place team at Colgate Invitational … finished tied for ninth at eight-over … was Army’s third-best finisher at the Doc Gimmler … carded a season-low round of 69 (-1) … team finished fourth overall … shot an even-par 210 to finish tied for 19th … was nine-over at the ETSU Bank of Tennessee Intercollegiate … was paired with Marcus Plunkett for Army-Navy four-ball … chipped in a birdie on the 13th to defeat Terry and Allen 6-and-5 for Army’s first point of the weekend … the duo shared AAA Athlete of the Week honors due to performance … topped Navy’s No. 1 golfer in Army-Navy singles 4-and-3 … totaled eight rounds in the fall and 587 strokes … average score was a 73.38.
SPRING 2014:Teed off in five competitions for 12 rounds ... averaged a score of 77.83 ... tied for 3rd at the Gary Freeman Invitational scoring 74-74--147 (+3) ... tallied 239 strokes in three rounds at the Patriot League Championships.
FALL 2013:Competed in all five tournaments and against Navy ... scoring average of 73.60 over 15 rounds of tournament play ... had his best showing at the Stars & Stripes Invitational, helping Army to the team title ... posted a 72-66-72--210 (+3) to finish in a tie for fourth place ... second round -3 matched the best round by an Army player during the fall ... also shot -1 in third round of The Doc Gimmler hosted by St. John's ... earned 1.5 points versus Navy ... teamed with Army hockey player Joe Kozlak to halve their four-ball match ... scored a 4 and 3 win in his individual match. FALL 2012:Competed in three tournaments and both dual matches ... closed with an even-par 71 to finish eighth at the Service Academy Classic ... shot 78-77-71--226 at Trump National in Colts Neck, N.J. ... tied for 45th at the season-ending Hummingbird Intercollegiate ... shot 78-75--153 and was +11 for the championship ... tied for 47th at the Bank of Tennessee Intercollegiate ... fired three rounds of 74 and was six-over-par in his first collegiate event ... secured 1.5 points in the dual match win against Navy ... teamed with Marcus Plunkett for an impressive 5&4 victory in four-ball ... halved his singles match with Chris House as Army rolled to an 8.5-2.5 win ... cruised to a 4&3 singles win against Columbia ... dropped his four-ball match with Brandon Roberts, 1-up in Army's 7-4 victory.
MISC: Born in Princeton, N.J. ... now calls San Diego, Calif., home ... 2012 graduate of Torrey Pines High School ... son of Jian Peng and Meiling Wang ... has one sister, Jennifer ... earned four varsity letters ... placed sixth at the American Junior Golf Association Junior at Wenatchee Golf & Country Club in 2012 ... finished top-50 at the Callaway Junior World Championships on 2011 ... helped lead Torrey Pines to a state championship in 2011 ... Scholar-Athlete all four of his seasons ... first member of his family to embark on a military career ... Eric enjoys badminton, video games, watching movies and hanging out with friends in his free time ... lived in China for five years ... speaks fluent Chinese ... majoring in management and Chinese.
Getting To Know Eric Peng
Describe Coach Watts: Friendly, determined coach that wants nothing but to make us better Best part of Army golf: Being able to beat Navy every year
Favorite Course: Torrey Pines South Course
I spent my summer... CTLT at FT Lewis, a bit of leave, then Beast 2 Squad Leader
To relax, I: Blast music
Favorite meal: Anything at Chick-Fil-A
Dream foursome: Michael Jordan, Arnold Palmer and Bill Murray
Favorite vacation spot: Baja, Mexico
Describe Army golf: Cohesive team of guys always looking to stay fit and ready to get after it every day at practice
Strongest golfer: Peter Kim
Funniest golfer: Marcus Plunkett Golfer most likely to become a General: Marcus Plunkett