Newsmakers: February 21, 2006

Junior Round-up


AJGA junior Angela Park


AJGA juniors Angela Park of Torrance, Calif., and Esther Choe of Scottsdale, have earned spots in the LPGA's Safeway International Presented by Coca-Cola. By besting the field at the Safeway International Amateur Open, they will be able to play in the event March 16-19.

Held at Superstition Mountain Golf & Country Club in Superstition Mountain, Ariz., Park, currently the topped ranked junior girl according to the new AJGA Rankings, shot a 4-under-par 68 to best Choe by one stroke.

Taylore Karle will also have an opportunity to play in the event. After shooting 2-under 70 at the Amateur Open, Karle earned a spot in the March 13, Monday qualifer for the LPGA Tour event. The tournament is also scheduled to be held at Superstition Mountain.

 

College Round-up


Greg Koch took home top honors at the Matlock Collegiate Classic last week, shooting 1-under-par and helping Florida Southern medal in team scores…The UCLA trio of Craig Leslie, Peter Campbell and Lucas Lee took the top three spots at the Pala Mesa Invitational. Team honors at this event went to Oklahoma Christian, whose top finisher was Brandon Melville, finishing tied for fourth…Casey Clendenon topped the field by five strokes at the UCF/Rio Pinar Intercollegiate leading his team to victory…Sam Korbe from the University of Tulsa defeated University of Florida senior Brett Stegmaier in a playoff. With the help of his teammates, Stegmaier was able to lift his team to medalist honors at the SunTrust Gator Invitational…Irene Cho from the University of Southern California bested Jennifer Osborn of Arizona State University by one stroke at the Northrop Grumman Regional Challenge. Arizona State took home team honors.

 
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