Cory Whitsett won the 52nd
Northeast Amateur at Wannimoisett Country Club with a tournament total of
10-under-par 266. Whitsett’s 10-under-par 266 was the third best in tournament
A three-time Rolex Junior All-American, Whitsett competed in
AJGA events from 2005-2010. He collected 18 top-5 AJGA finishes with four
victories, including the 2008 Rolex Tournament of Champions.
A rising senior at Alabama, Whitsett was a two-time
first-team All-SEC choice. Whitsett has three career individual titles and
made the championship-clinching team point for Alabama at the 2013 NCAA
Championship. The 2012 and 2013 Elite 89 winner led the Crimson Tide with a
scoring average of 70.84 this season.
of La Canada Flintridge, Calif. posted all four rounds in the
60s en route to a five-shot victory over Dylan
of Evansville, Ind. at the 2013 Western Junior. Morikawa shot
13-under-par 271 to win his first his first Western Junior.
No. 35 in the Polo Golf Ranking, Morikawa has competed in
AJGA events since 2010. He has eight top-10 finishes, including a T9 at the
2013 FJ Invitational.
Ashlan Ramsey of
Milledgeville, Ga., won the Women’s Western Amateur with a 7-and-6 victory in a 36-hole final match at Dayton
(Ohio) Country Club. This is Ramsey’s third consecutive amateur victory, with
victories at theGeorgia
Women’s Match Play Championship and the Women’s Eastern Amateur coming in the
last few weeks.
During her junior career, Ramsey compiled 17 top-5 AJGA
finishes including victories at the 2010 Burgett H. Mooney, Jr. Rome Classic
and the 2009 TaylorMade-adidas Golf Junior All-Star at Chateau Elan presented
by Fellowship of Christian Athletes.
A three-time Rolex Junior All-American, Ramsey will compete at
Clemson University in the fall.
Diaz-Yi of Thousand Oaks, Calif., defeated stroke-play co-medalist Doris Chen of Bradenton, Fla., 10 and
9, in the 36-hole final of the U.S. Women’s Amateur Public Links Championship
at Jimmie Austin OU Golf Club in Norman, Okla. This margin of victory was the
largest in championship history.
A 2010 Rolex Junior All-American, Diaz-Yi has recorded eight
top-10 AJGA finishes, including a victory at the 2009 Junior All-Star presented
by CBIZ MHM.
Diaz-Yi will compete at the University of Virginia in the
Rankings No. 1 Inbee Park won her
fifth LPGA title this year after shooting a 4-under-par 67 for a 12-under-par
201 at the Walmart NW Arkansas Championship Presented by P & G. In this
week’s U.S. Women’s Open, Park will be looking to take home her third major
title of the year.
Park, the 2002
Rolex Junior Player of the Year, won eight AJGA titles from 2001-2005. Her most
notable victories came at the 2002
Rolex Girls Junior Championship and 2003 Rolex Tournament of Champions. Park holds
five Rolex Junior All-America honors.
Chesson Hadley shot
a 7-under-par 64 on Sunday to win the Rex Hospital Open with a 19-under-par
265. The two-stroke win was his first as a professional. Hadley played for the
AJGA from 2004-2006. A two-time Rolex Junior All-American, Hadley recorded four
top-five finishes and two wins, including a victory at the 2005 Golf Pride /
David Leadbetter Junior Classic.
After his junior career, Hadley continued his golf career at
Georgia Tech. In four years, he tallied 11 top-10 finishes and two victories in
36 starts for the Yellow Jackets. As a senior, Hadley won the ACC individual
championship which led the Yellow Jackets to capture the 2010 ACC Championship.
The three-time All-American ranks eighth in Georgia Tech history with a scoring
average of 72.37 in 107 career rounds.