Newsmakers: September 15, 2008
 

Newsmakers: September 15, 2008

College Round-up

Mike Van Sickle
Mike Van Sickle

Mike Van Sickle won the 2008 Gopher Invitational that ended Sunday in Minneapolis. Van Sickle competes for Marquette University, who finished tied for sixth as a team at the event. The top-five finishers included Charlie Holland, Cole Peevler, Richard Lee, and Sang Yi.  LSU and Texas finished tied for first at 8-over-par.

Kyle Stanley, a member of the Clemson Tigers golf team, won the Carpet Capital Collegiate in Rocky Face, Ga., Sunday with an 8-under-par 208. Jonathan Hodge finished as the second place individual at the event, while his team, the University of Tennessee – Chattanooga Mocs, won the event over the University of Tennessee by five strokes.

Professional Round-up

On the Nationwide Tour, Chris Tidland won the Albertsons Boise Open Presented by Kraft with a tournament total 20-under-par 264. Scott Piercy, Peter Tomasulo and Matt Bettencourt all finished in the top five.

Angela Stanford won the Bell Micro LPGA Classic, held at Magnolia Grove Golf Course in Mobile, Ala., Sunday with an 11-under-par 277. AJGA alum Kim Hall took second. Danielle Downey and Hee-Young Park tied for fourth place, and In-Kyung Kim finished tied for seventh.

The 2008 Ryder Cup gets underway Friday. Nine of the 12 U.S. team members are AJGA alumni. They are Phil Mickelson, Stewart Cink, Jim Furyk, Anthony Kim, Justin Leonard, Ben Curtis, J.B. Holmes, Hunter Mahan, and Steve Stricker. Chad Campbell, Kenny Perry and Boo Weekley round out the team. Team USA will compete against their counterparts from Europe at Valhalla Golf Club in Louisville, Ky.

*AJGA alumni denoted in bold

 

 

 

 

 

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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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