Newsmakers: October 28, 2008
 

Newsmakers: October 28, 2008

College Round-up


Candace Schepperle

Darren Blair of North Carolina State won The Bank of Tennessee at The Ridges Tournament Sunday. He finished with a total of 6-under-par 210. Zack Byrd of Coastal Carolina, Rhys Enoch of East Tennessee State, Dustin Groves of Wake Forest and Zack Sucher of UAB all finished in the top five.

Arizona State was victorious at the Derby Invitational in Auburn, Ala., Sunday.  They won the team title over Virginia by 18 strokes. Anna Nordqvist and Azahara Munoz of Arizona State, Whitney Neuhauser of Virginia, Candace Schepperle of Auburn and Dori Carter of Mississippi made up the top five.

Professional Round-up

Sergio Garcia won the Castello Masters Sunday for his first European Tour victory since 2005. He won by three shots over Peter Hedblom. Alexander Noren, Simon Dyson, Søren Kjeldsen, and David Lynn rounded out the top five.

D.A. Points won the Nationwide Tour’s Miccosukee Championship Sunday, beating Matt Bettencourt with a birdie on the first playoff hole. Bryce Molder, Josh Broadaway and Gavin Coles rounded out the top five.

On the PGA TOUR, Cameron Beckman won the Frys.com Open Sunday at Grayhawk Golf Club in Scottsdale, Ariz., home of the AJGA’s Thunderbird International Junior. He came from behind with a final-round, 7-under-par 63 to force a playoff with Kevin Sutherland. Beckman won on the second playoff hole. Mathew Goggin, Mike Weir, J.J. Henry and Arron Oberholser all finshed in the top five.

*AJGA alumni denoted in bold

 

 

 

 

 

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Weekly Results
Preseason Junior at Fieldstone
Boys
Total
1
Thomas Sullinger
145
T
2
Chase Lakari
149
T
2
Jack Kunkel
149
Girls
Total
1
Tabytha Robinson
160
T
2
Samantha Kellstrom
161
T
2
Marissa Kirkwood
161
AJGA Junior at The Legends presented by Plaza Motors
Boys
Total
1
Matthew Liston
140
2
Varun Chopra
144
3
Pierce Aichinger
146
Girls
Total
1
Micheala Williams
147
2
Kailie Vongsaga
149
T
3
Madasyn Pettersen
150
T
3
Belinda Hu
150
T
3
Amy Matsuoka
150
Junior All-Star at Forsgate
Boys
Total
1
*Brandon Yoon
142
2
Joe Parrini
142
T
3
Ethan Ng
144
T
3
Alexander Yun
144
Girls
Total
1
Lauren Peter
144
2
Yoonju Shin
147
T
3
Mallory Lovell
148
T
3
Crystal Wang
148
Preseason Junior at Chesapeake Bay presented by Golf Performance Center
Boys
Total
1
Brady Pevarnik
147
T
2
Bruce Shober
148
T
2
Michael Sydnes
148
Girls
Total
1
Lauren Muhlbauer
154
2
Carolyn Wang
159
3
Lauren Freyvogel
161
* Won via sudden-death playoff
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