February 26, 2007
The East won the first-ever Mountain
Matches against the West, 11.5-8.5. The boys-only match
play tournament was the brainchild of 2006 Rolex Junior
Player of the Year Philip Francis,
who conducted the event.
Matthew Swan helped Alabama
to a win in Florida.
Alabama won the
John Hayt Collegiate Invitational on Feb. 20 at Sawgrass
Country Club in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla. The Crimson
Tide was lead by Gator Todd's 1-over-par
217 and Matthew
Swan's 5-over-par 221. Kevin
Chappell of UCLA
won the individual title with rounds of 72-73-69 for
a tournament total 2-under-par 214.
Frank Wrenn won the
individual title at the John Burns Intercollegiate
at Leilehua Golf Course in Wahiawa, Hawaii, with a
13-under-par 203. BYU captured the team title with
a 30-under-par 834.
Auburn won the Cocoa Beach Lady Puerto
Rico Classic at Cocoa Beach Country Club in Rio Grande,
Puerto Rico, on Feb. 25. Jenny
Suh of Alabama won the
individual title with a 1-over-par 217. Four others
were tied at 217, but due to flights, no playoff occurred
and Suh was awarded first-place because of her low
final round score, a 1-under-par 71.
Texas A&M cruised to victory at the
Central District Invitational on Feb. 20 at River Wilderness
Golf & Country Club in Parrish, Fla. The Aggies won
by 13 strokes over Michigan State, and Ashley
Knoll captured the individual title with a
AJGA alumni had a strong week at the
LPGA Tour's Fields Open, played at the Ko Olina Golf
Club in Oahu, Hawaii. Angela
Park, making her second
LPGA Tour start, finished in a tie for third with an
11-under-par 205 after starting the final round tied
for first place. Morgan Pressel also
finished tied for third, while Cristie Kerr and Vicki
Goetze-Ackerman both tied for sixth with 10-under-par
206s. Kimberley Kim, playing in her second straight
LPGA Tour event, missed the cut.
Nicholas Thompson won the New Zealand PGA on Feb.
25 for his first Nationwide Tour title, closing with
a 4-under-par 68 for a tournament total 8-under-par