Newsmakers: November 29, 2005

College Round-up

Luke List, a junior at Vanderbilt, finished atop the leader board at the Western Refining College All-America Golf Classic. The two-time Rolex Junior All-American shot 13-under-par and captured a one-stroke victory over Georgia’s Chris Kirk. The impressive field included 31 of the nation’s top collegiate golfers. This victory is List’s second of the season and puts him in good company with the tournament’s past winners including Tiger Woods, Ricky Barnes, Notah Begay, David Duval, Matt Kuchar and Chris Nallen.

Professional Round-up

Morgan Pressel

 

The 2005 LPGA Final Qualifying School begins this week with many young names in the field.2005 Rolex Junior Player of the Year Morgan Pressel will begin her professional career trying to earn her tour card this week at LPGA International in Daytona Beach, Fla. The 17-year-old will be in good company with a mix of veteran players and others, such as herself, trying to make the tour for the first time. Other AJGA alumni who look to earn their tour card this week include Brittany Lang, Hsiao-Ching Lu and 2004 Rolex Junior Player of the Year Julieta Granada. The top 24 players will earn fully exempt status. The next 35 will become non-exempt LPGA members for the following season. The event begins November 30 and runs until December 4.

The PGA TOUR will also host their Final Qualifying School this week. The six-round tournament will be held in Winter Garden, Fla., on the Panther Lake Course and the Crooked Cat Course. A number of notable players will be vying for their card this year including many AJGA alumni. 1999 Rolex Junior Player of the Year Hunter Mahan will be joined by Matt Gogel, Bob May and Bill Haas in the chase for their '06 TOUR card starting Wednesday.





 
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Weekly Results
AJGA Girls Championship
Girls
Total
1
Brooke Graebe
69
2
Lilia Vu
70
T
3
Kelly Whaley
71
T
3
Naomi Ko
71
T
3
Teri Doss
71
T
3
Jennifer Chang
71
T
3
Sabina Pena
71
The Junior PLAYERS Championship presented by TaylorMade-adidas Golf
Boys
Total
1
Sam Horsfield
140
T
2
Austin Connelly
142
T
2
Kristian Caparros
142
T
2
Brad Dalke
142
T
2
Will Chandler
142
T
2
Hidetoshi Yoshihara
142
Sunriver Junior Open
Boys
Total
1
Norman Xiong
203
T
2
Aaron Whalen
205
T
2
Cole Madey
205
Girls
Total
1
Janet Zhang
218
2
Amanjoty Sangha
219
3
Sarah Rhee
220
Sunriver Junior All-Star
Boys
Total
1
Joseph Chun
201
2
John Sand
207
3
Sean Yi
209
Girls
Total
1
*Hayeon Yun
212
2
Briana Chacon
212
3
Euna Han
215
CorseMax / Philadelphia Runner Junior
Boys
Total
1
John Lazor
215
2
Paul Lei
218
3
Ambrose Abbracciamento
219
Girls
Total
1
Brynn Walker
215
2
Jackie Rogowicz
220
3
Kelly Sim
221
* Won via sudden-death playoff
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