January 30, 2007
2006 Rolex Junior All-America
Player of the Year Esther Choe.
Rolex Junior All-America Player of the Year Esther
Choe of Scottsdale, Ariz., and reigning
U.S. Women's Amateur champ
Kimberly Kim of Quail Creek, Ariz.,
have been extended invitations to play at this
year's LPGA Kraft Nabisco Championship. Held at
Mission Hills Country Club in Rancho Mirage, Calif.,
the event is the LPGA's first major of the season. Former
AJGA standouts Jennie Lee, Taylor
Leon and Stacy
Lewis also received invitations to play.
Woods started his year off on the right
foot winning the Buick Invitational on Sunday.
It was the seventh straight PGA TOUR win for two-time
Rolex Junior Player of the Year. Jamie
Lovemark, who gained entry into the event
in the Monday qualifier, finished
in a tie for 30th with rounds of 66-74-73-72 for
a tournament total 285.