Newsmakers: October 20, 2008
 

Newsmakers: October 20, 2008

College Round-up

Zahkai Brown won the individual title at the Del Walker Intercollegiate presented by Back 9 USA in Long Beach, Calif., Friday, helping Colorado State University win the team title over UC-Irvine by 23 shots. Dustin Morris and Bryce Hanstad, also of Colorado State, John Chin of UC-Irvine and Mark Hubbard of San Jose State all finished in the top five.

UCLA won the team title at The Stanford Intercollegiate in Stanford, Calif., Sunday. Lizette Salas, of the University of Southern California, was the individual medalist at 7-under-par 206. Caroline Masson of Oklahoma State, Belen Mozo of USC, Sydnee Michaels and Ryann O’Toole of UCLA, Jennie Lee and Mina Harigae of Duke, and Kristin Ingram of Arkansas rounded out the top five.

Amateur Round-up

Scotland won the World Amateur Team Championship by nine strokes Sunday in Adelaide, Australia, claiming the Eisenhower Trophy for the first time. The U.S. team took second with Rickie Fowler being the low scorer at 10-under-par 280.

Professional Round-up


Vicky Hurst

Vicky Hurst won the Duramed Invitational held at Chateau Elan in Braselton, Ga., home of the AJGA’s National Headquarters, Sunday with a tournament total 2-under-par 211. Hurst was also presented the FUTURES Tour’s rookie of the year award and the player of the year award. She won five events this season on the FUTURES Tour and topped the money list, setting the tour’s career earnings record and acquiring her LPGA tour card. Vikki Laing, Taya Battistella, Mindy Kim and Sarah Lynn Sargent all finished in the top five.

On the LPGA Tour, Morgan Pressel won the inaugural Kapalua LPGA Classic in Hawaii Sunday. She sank an 18-foot birdie putt on the 72nd hole to finish with a four-day total of 8-under-par 280 and win by one stroke.  The victory is Pressel’s second in her LPGA career.

Arjun Atwal won the Nationwide Tour’s Chattanooga Classic presented by Black Creek Sunday, beating Webb Simpson with a birdie on the first playoff hole. Kris Blanks, Hunter Haas and Brendon de Jonge rounded out the top five.

On the PGA Tour, Marc Turnesa won the Justin Timberlake Shriners Hospitals for Children Open Sunday. He finished with a total of 25-under-par 263 to win by one stroke over Matt Kuchar. Michael Allen, Chad Campbell and John Mallinger all finished in the top five.

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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 ArmourĀ® / 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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