N Newsmakers: July 11, 2006
 

Newsmakers: July 11, 2006

New Yale Women's Head Coach Named

Chawwadee Rompothong was named the women's head coach at Yale last week. A former Yale Bulldog, Rompothong helped win the conference title three times as a players.

Before being named head coach, Rompothong played professionally on the Futures Tour in 2001 and 2002. She was the assistant coach at Yale in 2005 before replacing Mary Moan for the 2006-2007 season.

Junior Round-up


AJGA Junior Kyle Stanley

Kyle Stanley of Gig Harbor, Wash., recently competed in the Sahalee Players Championship in Sammamish, Wash. After carding a final-round 71, the 2006 graduate entered into a four-way playoff. After carding eagle on two playoff holes, Stanley became the youngest player to win the 13th annual Sahalee Players Championship. Stanley, recently named to the Canon Cup West Team for the second straight year, joins the ranks of AJGA alumni and current PGA TOUR members Ryan Moore and Jason Gore who also have won this event. Stanley will attend Clemson University in the fall.

Amateur Round-up

Brady Schell won the North and South Amateur last weekend defeating Robert Gates, Jr. Schell started the final round 2-up and never relinquinshed his lead. The match ended with Schell winning 5 & 4.

Professional Round-up

Brittany Lincicome took home her first victory on the LPGA Tour last week at the HSBC Women's World Match Play Championship. Lincicome defeated LPGA Tour veteran Juli Inkster 3 & 2.

Trevor Immelman won the Cialis Western Open last weekend, defeating Tiger Woods by two shots. This was Immelman's first PGA TOUR victory.

 
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Sunriver Junior Open
Boys
Total
1
Aaron Whalen
65
2
Norman Xiong
66
T
3
Cole Madey
69
T
3
Caleb Ramirez
69
T
3
J. Michiel Eyre
69
Girls
Total
T
1
Janet Zhang
70
T
1
Joo Youn Seo
70
T
3
Chloe Corriveau
71
T
3
Michelle Kim
71
Sunriver Junior All-Star
Boys
Total
1
Joseph Chun
135
2
John Sand
136
T
3
Ahmed Ali
140
T
3
Sean Yi
140
Girls
Total
1
Hayeon Yun
142
2
Briana Chacon
144
T
3
Euna Han
146
T
3
Katie Stribling
146
T
3
Brittany Park
146
T
3
Jeyeong Lee
146
CorseMax / Philadelphia Runner Junior
Boys
Total
1
John Lazor
215
2
Paul Lei
218
3
Ambrose Abbracciamento
219
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Total
1
Brynn Walker
215
2
Jackie Rogowicz
220
3
Kelly Sim
221
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