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
Target Junior Championship presented by C9
Boys
Total
1
Frankie Capan
218
2
Ben Sigel
219
T
3
Sangmin Park
222
T
3
Christopher Colla
222
Girls
Total
1
Athena Yang
226
T
2
Cameron Lee
227
T
2
Naomi Lee
227
FORE Performance Junior Championship
Boys
Total
1
Gunnar Doyle
208
2
Ben Reichert
214
3
Evan Katz
217
Girls
Total
1
Kelly Sim
221
2
Amy Matsuoka
225
3
Karen Miyamoto
227
Coca-Cola Junior Championship at Sugarloaf
Boys
Total
1
Tucker Allen
218
2
Charles-Eric Belanger
221
3
Connor Henderson
225
Girls
Total
1
*SiQin Yu
237
T
2
Brittany Park
237
T
2
Maisie Filler
237
AJGA / CJGA Junior Championship
Boys
Total
1
Karl Vilips
214
2
Fritz Lo
218
T
3
Khan Lee
219
T
3
Charlie Watson
219
Girls
Total
1
Selena Costabile
222
2
Ashley Zagers
225
3
Mimi Chen
227
* Won via sudden-death playoff
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