Newsmakers: August 6, 2007

Amateur Round-up

Jamie Lovemark will play in his first Walker Cup.

The 2007 U.S. Walker Cup team has been announced. Chris Kirk, Billy Horschel, Trip Kuehne, Colt Knost, Jamie Lovemark, Webb Simpson, Dustin Johnson and Jonathon Moore will represent the U.S. at this year's Walker Cup, which will be played Sept. 8-9 at Royal County Down in Newcastle, Ireland. The remaining two spots on the team will be picked after the U.S. Amateur, which will be held Aug. 20-26.

Jhared Hack won the Western Amateur, defeating Alex Prugh 1 up. The 17-year-old, who will play for the University of Central Florida in the fall, became the second-youngest player to win in the tournament's 105-year history.

Stephanie Sherlock won the Canadian Women's Amateur, firing a 1-over-par 289 for the tournament.

Professional Round-up

Tiger Woods captured the WGC Bridgestone Invitational by eight strokes after carding an 8-under-par 272 tournament total. It is his third consecutive victory at this tournament and sixth in eight tries.

Lorena Ochoa won the Women's British Open, her first major title. Ochoa shot a 5-under-par 287 tournament total, good for a four-stroke victory over Jee Young Lee and Maria Hjorth.

Steve Flesch captured his third PGA TOUR title, firing an even-par 72 during the final round at the Reno-Tahoe Open. His 15-under-par 273 tournament total gave him a five-stroke victory over Charles Warren and Kevin Stadler.

 

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1
Austin Hitt
141
T
2
Tyler Strafaci
142
T
2
Luis Gerardo Garza
142
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Total
1
Emma Albrecht
144
2
Taylor Tomlinson
147
T
3
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148
T
3
Amy Zhang
148
T
3
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148
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Total
1
Davis Shore
131
2
Zach Norris
136
T
3
Will Chandler
139
T
3
Brian Clark
139
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Total
1
Sophia Schubert
132
2
Angella Then
142
3
Kimberlee Tottori
145
AJGA Junior at Southwind presented by True Temper
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Total
T
1
Braden Thornberry
142
T
1
Trey Winstead
142
T
1
Davis Baxter
142
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Total
1
Mia Ayer
144
2
Jiayu Kong
145
3
Klara Castillo
148
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Total
1
Kory Franks
144
T
2
Andrew Beckler
145
T
2
Aaron DeNucci
145
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Total
1
Amy Matsuoka
141
T
2
Alison Chang
148
T
2
Anabelle Chang
148
Bishops Gate Golf Academy Junior Classic
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Total
T
1
Mason Glinski
141
T
1
Taisei Negishi
141
T
1
Wocheng Ye
141
T
1
Joshua Suh
141
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Total
1
Benyapa Niphatsophon
135
2
Clare Amelia Legaspi
136
T
3
Alyaa Abdulghany
140
T
3
Minjou Chen
140
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Total
1
Isaiah Logue
213
2
Will Bernstein
217
T
3
Davis Lamb
218
T
3
Brent Ito
218
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Total
1
Brynn Walker
231
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Madelein Herr
235
3
Amy Ding
236
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