Newsmakers: August 27, 2007

Amateur Round-up

Colt Knost won the U.S. Amateur, defeating Michael Thompson 2 and 1 Sunday. Knost, who was recently named to the U.S. Walker Cup Team, becomes only the second player to win the U.S. Amateur and the U.S. Amateur Public Links championships in the same year.

Rickie Fowler and Kyle Stanley have been added to the 2007 U.S. Walker Cup team. They join Jamie Lovemark, Billy Horschel, Dustin Johnson, Chris Kirk, Jonathan Moore, Webb Simpson and Trip Kuehne in hopes of retaining the cup Sept. 8-9 at Royal Country Down in Northern Ireland.

Professional Round-up

Paula Creamer will play on her second U.S. Solheim Cup team.

Steve Stricker captured his first PGA TOUR title in six years at The Barclays, the first tournament in the TOUR's inaugural FedEx Cup playoffs. Stricker birdied four of his last five holes for a final-round 2-under-par 69.

Lorena Ochoa claimed her third consecutive LPGA Tour title, capturing the Safeway Classic with a five-stroke margin of victory over a group of players including In-Bee Park and Christina Kim.

The 2007 U.S. Solheim Cup Team was announced Sunday. AJGA alumnae on the squad include Paula Creamer, Morgan Pressel, Cristie Kerr, Brittany Lincicome, Laura Diaz, Nicole Castrale and Pat Hurst.The Solheim Cup will be held Sept. 14-16 at Halmstad Golf Club in Sweden.

 

 

 
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St. Francisville Area Foundation Junior at The Bluffs
Boys
Total
1
Jake Carter
215
2
Henry Suman
217
3
Robert Quinilty
219
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Total
1
Pajaree Anannarukarn
224
2
Elizabeth Doykan
227
T
3
Maddie White
229
T
3
Emma Ballard
229
T
3
Madison Kidd
229
Under Armour® / Jeff Overton Championship hosted by Otter Creek
Boys
Total
1
Rosswell Sinclair
211
2
Zach Norris
213
3
Tyler Green
214
Girls
Total
1
Lauren Hartlage
210
2
Maddie Rose Hamilton
214
3
Erica Shepherd
215
Coca-Cola Junior Championship at Boyne Highlands
Boys
Total
1
Austin Jenner
214
2
Dylan Deogun
216
3
Andrew Walker
220
Girls
Total
1
Sarah Shipley
215
2
Megan Furtney
220
3
Jennifer Zhou
224
Junior All-Star at Ravenwood
Boys
Total
1
Peyton Callens
207
T
2
Joseph Pagdin
213
T
2
Alrik Pan
213
Girls
Total
1
Yu Wen Lu
218
2
Jennifer Rosenberg
220
3
Manuela Lizarazu
221
ACDS / Ryan Moore Championship at Oakbrook
Boys
Total
1
Chris Mogg
207
T
2
Andrew Chin
210
T
2
Sam Warkentin
210
T
2
Perry Xin
210
Girls
Total
1
Morgan Goldstein
211
T
2
Ashley Fitzgibbons
216
T
2
Bibilani Liu
216
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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