Newsmakers: April 3, 2007

Professional Round-up

Morgan Pressel is now the youngest player to ever win an LPGA major.

Morgan Pressel became the youngest player ever to win an LPGA major, when she came from behind to win the Kraft Nabisco Championship Sunday. Pressel was the 2005 Rolex Junior Player of the Year and became a member of the LPGA after graduating from high school last year. Now, at age 18, less than a year later, she is a major champion. Former AJGA players Brittany Lincicome and Suzann Pettersen tied for second. Read more at Golfweek.

College Round-up

Coastal Carolina edged North Carolina by one stroke to take the Administaff Augusta State Invitational with an 11-under-par 853. Senior Dustin Johnson claimed medalist honors for the third time this year, finishing with three consecutive 68s for a 12-under -par 204.

Brian Locke of Loyola-Marymount took the individual title at the Cuesta Title/Cal Poly Intercollegiate with a 7-under-par 209.

St. Johns claimed victory at the Lacrosse Homes Collegiate Invitational with a team total 4-over-par 580. The Red Storm were led by Keegan Bradley, who took medalist honors with a 2-under-par 142.

Arizona State dominated on its home course at the PING/ASU Invitational, which the Sun Devils won by 22 strokes with a 13-under-par 851. They were led by Anna Nordqvist, who claimed the individual title with a 10-under-par 206.

South Florida's Christina Jones took medalist honors at the Ryder Florida Women's Collegiate Championship with a 6-over-par 222. The Bulls also captured the team title with a 44-over-par 908.

 
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Weekly Results
AJGA Junior hosted by Ocala - Marion Sports Commission
Boys
Total
1
Austin Hitt
141
T
2
Tyler Strafaci
142
T
2
Luis Gerardo Garza
142
Girls
Total
1
Emma Albrecht
144
2
Taylor Tomlinson
147
T
3
Gabriela Coello
148
T
3
Amy Zhang
148
T
3
Kaeli Jones
148
Under Armour® / Scott Stallings Championship
Boys
Total
1
Davis Shore
131
2
Zach Norris
136
T
3
Will Chandler
139
T
3
Brian Clark
139
Girls
Total
1
Sophia Schubert
132
2
Angella Then
142
3
Kimberlee Tottori
145
AJGA Junior at Southwind presented by True Temper
Boys
Total
T
1
Braden Thornberry
142
T
1
Trey Winstead
142
T
1
Davis Baxter
142
Girls
Total
1
Mia Ayer
144
2
Jiayu Kong
145
3
Klara Castillo
148
Lockton / Samsung Kansas City Junior
Boys
Total
1
Kory Franks
144
T
2
Andrew Beckler
145
T
2
Aaron DeNucci
145
Girls
Total
1
Amy Matsuoka
141
T
2
Alison Chang
148
T
2
Anabelle Chang
148
Bishops Gate Golf Academy Junior Classic
Boys
Total
T
1
Mason Glinski
141
T
1
Taisei Negishi
141
T
1
Wocheng Ye
141
T
1
Joshua Suh
141
Girls
Total
1
Benyapa Niphatsophon
135
2
Clare Amelia Legaspi
136
T
3
Alyaa Abdulghany
140
T
3
Minjou Chen
140
AJGA Philadelphia Junior
Boys
Total
1
Isaiah Logue
213
2
Will Bernstein
217
T
3
Davis Lamb
218
T
3
Brent Ito
218
Girls
Total
1
Brynn Walker
231
2
Madelein Herr
235
3
Amy Ding
236
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