Newsmakers: September 17, 2007

College Round-up

Alabama's Gator Todd made birdie on the first hole of a sudden-death playoff to lead the Crimson Tide over South Carolina in the Carpet Capital Collegiate. The two schools had shot matching 5-over-par 869s. Georgia Tech's Chesson Hadley captured the individual title with an 8-under-par 208. Alabama's Michael Thompson finished in second place, three strokes back.

Florida State won its first team title since 1998 at the Inverness Intercollegiate, firing a team-total 862 to finish six shots ahead of Michigan State. The Seminoles were led by Jonas Blixt, who tied for the individual title with the Spartans' Ryan Brehm, and Matthew Savage, who placed in a tie for seventh.

UCLA's Tiffany Joh

UCLA won the Mason Rudolph's Women's Championship by 14 strokes over Arizona State. The Bruins were led by Tiffany Joh, who finished in a tie for third place, and freshmen Glory Yang and Maria Jose Uribe, who finished seventh and tenth respectively. Duke's Amanda Blumenhurst began the season on a familiar note - she won the individual title with a 13-under-par 203.

Notre Dame set a school 54-hole record at the Cougar Classic with a 6-over-par 870 team performance. The Irish were led by Lisa Maunu, who captured the individual title with a 6-under-par 210. Teammate So-Hyun Park finished in second place, three strokes back.

Corey Nagy led Charlotte to the team title at the Scenic City Invitational and also captured the individual portion with a 9-under-par 204...St. John's Keegan Bradley finished first at the Hartford Hawks Invitational with a 4-under-par 212...Texas State's Linn Gustafsson captured the individual title at the Chip-N-Club Invitational and also helped her team to the individual title...California won the Ptarmigan Ram Fall Classic, led by Shannon Yocum who claimed the individual portion with a 2-under-par 214...UMass Amherst's Hayley Milbourn won the Dartmouth Women's Invitational with a two-over-par 146.

Professional Round-up

Tiger Woods won the PGA TOUR's THE TOUR Championship Sunday. Woods fired rounds of 64-63-64-66 for a tournament total 23-under-par 257, his career low on tour. Woods also captured the inaugural FedEx Cup.

The United States retained the Solheim Cup, defeating Europe 16-12. The Americans captured eight singles victories on Sunday, with Pat Hurst, Sherri Steinhauer, Morgan Pressel, Nicole Castrale and Paula Creamer all winning their matches. Creamer did not lose a match all week, posting a 2-0-3 record to improve to 5-1-4 in two Solheim Cup appearances.

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Weekly Results
Randy Wise Junior Open
Boys
Total
1
Donnie Trosper
203
2
Beau Breault
209
3
Tyler Pearson
210
Girls
Total
1
Morgan Gonzales
214
2
Riley Rennell
216
T
3
Megan Furtney
218
T
3
Aiko Leong
218
AJGA Junior at Bethesda
Boys
Total
1
Chad McCann
211
T
2
Graham Hutchinson
213
T
2
Nathan Chuwait
213
T
2
Van Thomas
213
Girls
Total
1
Shannon Brooks
212
2
Julie Luo
220
3
Brynn Walker
223
Coca-Cola Junior Championship at Sugarloaf
Boys
Total
1
Rij Patel
228
T
2
Nelson Pang
231
T
2
Sam Wu
231
T
2
John Hilliard Catanzaro
231
Girls
Total
1
Brooke McDougald
232
2
Jiayu Kong
233
3
Belinda Hu
239
Stockton Convention & Visitors Bureau Junior All-Star
Boys
Total
1
Clay Seeber
202
2
Ricky Castillo
204
T
3
Eddy Lai
208
T
3
Joseph Chun
208
Girls
Total
1
Brittany Park
215
T
2
Carolyn Zhao
218
T
2
Yealimi Noh
218
Coca-Cola Junior All-Star at Sugarloaf
Boys
Total
1
Won Jun Lee
219
2
Mason Nome
227
T
3
Scott Roden
229
T
3
Brady Keran
229
Girls
Total
1
Hailey Jones
239
2
Lindsay May
243
3
Katie Lee
244
PBE Qualifier - California
Boys
Total
T
1
Kevin An
71
T
1
Yash Majmudar
71
T
3
Lucas Carper
72
T
3
Alex Chin
72
T
3
William Draper
72
T
3
Joseph Burlison
72
T
3
Yu-Jen Cheng
72
Girls
Total
1
Courtney Vogel
70
T
2
Sophia Hui
74
T
2
Waverly Whiston
74
T
2
Ty Akabane
74
T
2
Samantha Gong
74
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