Newsmakers: November 29, 2005

College Round-up

Luke List, a junior at Vanderbilt, finished atop the leader board at the Western Refining College All-America Golf Classic. The two-time Rolex Junior All-American shot 13-under-par and captured a one-stroke victory over Georgia’s Chris Kirk. The impressive field included 31 of the nation’s top collegiate golfers. This victory is List’s second of the season and puts him in good company with the tournament’s past winners including Tiger Woods, Ricky Barnes, Notah Begay, David Duval, Matt Kuchar and Chris Nallen.

Professional Round-up

Morgan Pressel

 

The 2005 LPGA Final Qualifying School begins this week with many young names in the field.2005 Rolex Junior Player of the Year Morgan Pressel will begin her professional career trying to earn her tour card this week at LPGA International in Daytona Beach, Fla. The 17-year-old will be in good company with a mix of veteran players and others, such as herself, trying to make the tour for the first time. Other AJGA alumni who look to earn their tour card this week include Brittany Lang, Hsiao-Ching Lu and 2004 Rolex Junior Player of the Year Julieta Granada. The top 24 players will earn fully exempt status. The next 35 will become non-exempt LPGA members for the following season. The event begins November 30 and runs until December 4.

The PGA TOUR will also host their Final Qualifying School this week. The six-round tournament will be held in Winter Garden, Fla., on the Panther Lake Course and the Crooked Cat Course. A number of notable players will be vying for their card this year including many AJGA alumni. 1999 Rolex Junior Player of the Year Hunter Mahan will be joined by Matt Gogel, Bob May and Bill Haas in the chase for their '06 TOUR card starting Wednesday.





 
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Weekly Results
AJGA Junior hosted by Ocala - Marion Sports Commission
Boys
Total
1
Tyler Strafaci
66
2
Won Jun Lee
68
3
Eugene Hong
69
Girls
Total
1
Emma Albrecht
70
T
2
Amy Zhang
73
T
2
Gabriela Coello
73
Under Armour® / Scott Stallings Championship
Boys
Total
1
Davis Shore
67
T
2
J. J. Gresco
68
T
2
Zach Norris
68
Girls
Total
1
Sophia Schubert
66
2
Angella Then
71
3
Abigail Heck
72
AJGA Junior at Southwind presented by True Temper
Boys
Total
T
1
Braden Thornberry
68
T
1
Jacob Bergeron
68
T
3
Logan Watkins
70
T
3
Drew Jones
70
Girls
Total
T
1
Mia Ayer
74
T
1
Sydney Youngblood
74
T
1
Kie Purdom
74
Lockton / Samsung Kansas City Junior
Boys
Total
1
Conner Koberg
69
2
Andrew Beckler
71
T
3
Tanner Owen
72
T
3
Aaron DeNucci
72
Girls
Total
1
Amy Matsuoka
71
T
2
Alison Chang
73
T
2
Meiqi Gao
73
Bishops Gate Golf Academy Junior Classic
Boys
Total
T
1
Marc Toma
69
T
1
Henry Cassriel
69
T
3
Mason Glinski
70
T
3
Taisei Negishi
70
T
3
Eric Ghim
70
Girls
Total
1
Benyapa Niphatsophon
67
T
2
Clare Amelia Legaspi
68
T
2
Alyaa Abdulghany
68
AJGA Philadelphia Junior
Boys
Total
1
Isaiah Logue
213
2
Will Bernstein
217
T
3
Davis Lamb
218
T
3
Brent Ito
218
Girls
Total
1
Brynn Walker
231
2
Madelein Herr
235
3
Amy Ding
236
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