Newsmakers: August 13, 2007

Junior Round-up

Maria Jose Uribe

Maria Jose Uribe defeated Amanda Blumenhurst 1 up to win the U.S. Women's Amateur Championship. Neither player was up by more than one hole during the entire 36-hole match, and Uribe won the 35th hole to put her 1 up for good. It is the first victory on U.S. soil for the 17-year-old Colombian.

Graham Baillargeon of Mississauga, Ontario, won the Canadian Junior Boys' Championship. Baillargeon fired a 7-under-par 281 for the tournament.

Amateur Round-up

Mike Knight captured the Pacific Coast Amateur, firing a final-round 68 to finish at 10-under-par 278, good for a one-stroke victory over Cameron Tringale.

Zach Sucher won the Cardinal Amateur, carding a 3-under-par 207 for the tournament. Patrick Reed finished in second place, two strokes back.

Luke Hopkins claimed victory at the Palmetto Amateur, one week after capturing the South Carolina Amateur. The Clemson sophomore fired a 5-under-par 275 tournament total.

Professional Round-up

Tiger Woods won his fourth PGA Championship Sunday, shooting an 8-under-par 272 tournament total. It is the 13th major title and fifth victory of the year for Woods.



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