Newsmakers: May 7, 2007

College Round-up

Georgia's Chris Kirk

Georgia's Taylor Leon made the cut at last week's LPGA Tour event, the SemGroup Championship. Leon finished in a tie for 61st with rounds of 73-74-74 for an 8-over-par 221. Leon was also named the SEC Player of the Year.

Chris Kirk of Georgia has been named a finalist for the Ben Hogan Award, which is presented annually to the top men’s NCAA Division I, II or III, NAIA or junior college golfer taking into account all collegiate and amateur competitions during the last 12 months.

Clemson's Kyle Stanley has been named the ACC Player and Freshman of the Year. Florida's Billy Horschel was named the SEC Player of the Year, and Georgia's Hudson Swafford received SEC Freshman of the Year honors. Michigan State's Matt Harmon received Big 10 Player of the Year honors, while Penn State's Kevin Foley was recognized as the conference's Freshman of the Year. Niklas Lemke of Arizona State and Southern California's Jamie Lovemark shared Pac-10 Player of the Year Honors, with Lovemark being named the conference's Freshman of the Year as well. On the women's side, Candace Shepperle of Auburn was named SEC Freshman of the Year. Texas A&M's Ashley Knoll received Big 12 Player of the Year honors while Anna Nordqvist of Arizona State took home the Pac-10 Player and Freshman of the Year awards.

Charlotte won the Atlantic 10 Conference Championship, led by Matt Mincer who captured the individual title with a 14-under-par 202.

Detroit's David Byrne claimed medalist honors at the Horizon League Championship with an even-par 216. Detroit also won the team title with a collective 30-over-par 894.

Professional Round-up

Tiger Woods won his third victory in six starts in the 2007 season at the Wachovia Championship. Woods fired 70-68-68-69 for a 13-under-par 275, finishing two strokes ahead of Steve Stricker. It is the 57th career win for Woods.

 

 
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Weekly Results
St. Francisville Area Foundation Junior at The Bluffs
Boys
Total
1
Jake Carter
141
T
2
Price Butcher
144
T
2
Zach Tracy
144
Girls
Total
1
Pajaree Anannarukarn
150
2
Julia Johnson
151
T
3
Maddie White
153
T
3
Elizabeth Doykan
153
Under Armour® / Jeff Overton Championship hosted by Otter Creek
Boys
Total
1
Tyler Green
140
2
Zach Norris
141
T
3
Nicolas Osterburg
145
T
3
Callahan Elzey
145
T
3
Joe Weiler
145
T
3
Michael Mounce
145
T
3
Ethan Shepherd
145
T
3
Adam Bratton
145
T
3
Cole Bradley
145
T
3
Thomas Longbella
145
T
3
Mason Lenhart
145
T
3
Sean O'Hara
145
T
3
Andy Mayhew
145
T
3
Max Clift
145
Girls
Total
1
Lauren Hartlage
137
2
Madasyn Pettersen
144
3
Erica Shepherd
145
Coca-Cola Junior Championship at Boyne Highlands
Boys
Total
1
Graydon Kent
143
2
Dylan Deogun
144
3
Andrew Walker
145
Girls
Total
1
Sarah Shipley
141
2
Megan Furtney
144
3
Alison Chang
149
Junior All-Star at Ravenwood
Boys
Total
1
Peyton Callens
137
2
Joseph Pagdin
140
3
Grant Drogosch
141
Girls
Total
T
1
Yu Wen Lu
147
T
1
Lindsay May
147
3
Daphne Chao
149
ACDS / Ryan Moore Championship at Oakbrook
Boys
Total
T
1
Chris Mogg
138
T
1
Andrew Chin
138
T
3
Sam Warkentin
141
T
3
James Kim
141
Girls
Total
1
Morgan Goldstein
142
2
Ashley Fitzgibbons
143
3
Bibilani Liu
145
Yani Tseng Invitational presented by the Swinging Skirts
Girls
Total
1
Nelly Korda
206
2
Haley Moore
210
T
3
Andrea Lee
212
T
3
Mariel Galdiano
212
T
3
Angel Yin
212
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