Newsmakers: February 19, 2009
 

Newsmakers: February 19, 2009

College Round-up

Mu Hu
Amanda Blumenherst

The Florida Gators ran away with the SunTrust Gator Invitational last weekend, winning by 18 shots over Ole Miss.

Billy Horschel and Toby Ragland of Florida, and Simon Ward of UCF all tied for medalist honors with three-round totals of 5-under-par 205. Derek Rende of Chattanooga, Tim McKenney, Tyson Alexander and Mu Hu of Florida, Jeff Dennis of North Florida, Sean Dale of Ole Miss, Blayne Barber of UCF, Drew Kittleson of Florida State, Sam Lyons of Coastal Carolina, and Sang Yi of LSU all finished in the top 10.

Ragland was also named Golfweek’s Men’s College Player of the Week.

Ji Hwan Park of the University of San Francisco won at the Rice Intercollegiate in Houston, Tuesday. His tournament total of 6-under-par 210 put him in first place ahead of Christopher Brown of Rice by three shots. Ben Moser of Houston, Patrick Kucich of Pacific, and Robert Karlsson of Liberty finished in the top five.

Cindy LaCrosse of Louisville won the Qdoba Invitational at Don Shula’s Golf Resort in Miami Lakes, Fla., Tuesday. She finished with a three-round total of 2-over-par 218, besting Iliska Verwey of Georgia State by two shots for her fourth collegiate victory.

Georgia State won the tournament over Tulane by nine strokes.

Sydney Cox of Oklahoma City University, Anna Scott and Cathrine Madsen of Georgia State, Lauren Doughtie of North Carolina State, Samantha Troyanovich and Linn Gustafsson of Tulane, Amy Eneroth of Washington State, Kelly Lynch of James Madison, and Laura Anderson of Louisville rounded out the top 10 spots.

Auburn was victorious Tuesday over LSU at the Central District Invitational in Parrish, Fla. Megan McChrystal of LSU finished in first place with a three-round total of 3-under-par 213. Candace Schepperle of Auburn finished one stroke behind in second. Amanda Blumenherst and Jennie Lee of Duke, Maude Aimee Leblanc of Purdue, and Valentine Derrey of TCU all finished in the top five.

Professional Round-up

Dustin Johnson won the rain-shortened AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am in Pebble Beach, Calif., last weekend, defeating Mike Weir by four shots.

Retief Goosen, Mark Calcavecchia, Bob Estes, Bill Lunde, Chris Stroud, D.J. Trahan, Kevin Chappell, Shigeki Maruyama, Mark Brooks, Kenny Perry and Sean O’Hair all finished in the top 10.

*Current AJGA members and alumni denoted in bold

 

 

 

 

 

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Total
1
Thomas Walsh
135
T
2
Will Chandler
136
T
2
Alex Green
136
Girls
Total
1
Kelly Whaley
141
2
Latanna Stone
144
3
Emilia Migliaccio
145
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Boys
Total
T
1
Brandon Smith
139
T
1
Triston Elston
139
T
1
Braden Bailey
139
Girls
Total
1
Katharine Patrick
143
2
Julia Johnson
145
T
3
Maddie McCrary
147
T
3
Hanna Alberto
147
Bass Pro Shops / Payne Stewart Junior Championship
Boys
Total
1
Winston Margaritis
136
2
Pierce Aichinger
140
T
3
Walker Kesterson
141
T
3
Brian Dolehide
141
Girls
Total
1
Madeline Chou
141
T
2
Zijun Yin
142
T
2
Aubree Jones
142
the Memorial Junior
Boys
Total
1
Donnie Trosper
209
2
Glenn Piot
212
T
3
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217
T
3
Elliott Grayson
217
T
3
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217
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Total
1
Lexie Toth
219
2
Sybil Robinson
223
T
3
Lois Kaye Go
224
T
3
Molly Skapik
224
Lipari Energy Junior Championship presented by City of London
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Total
1
Andrew Spiegler
136
2
Hoke Carlton
139
3
Ross Perry
141
Girls
Total
1
Brooke Graebe
141
2
Julia Calbi
143
3
Bing Singhsumalee
148
BBCN Bank Junior Championship
Boys
Total
T
1
Issei Tanabe
138
T
1
Davis Holman
138
3
Wocheng Ye
140
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1
Haley Moore
139
2
Kornkamol Sukaree
142
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