Newsmakers: October 1, 2007

College Round-up

Texas Tech captured the Shoal Creek Intercollegiate with a team total 9-over-par 873. Red Raider sophomore Will Griffin birdied the final two holes to share the individual title with University of Alabama-Birmingham's Brad Smith.

Will Griffin

Duke won the Margaret Branch NCAA Preview with a team total 16-under-par 860. The Blue Devils were led by Amanda Blumenherst, who placed second with an 11-under-par 208, and Jennie Lee, who finished sixth with a 6-under-par 213.

Notre Dame won the Wolverine Invitational, while Eastern Michigan's Stephany Fleet took the individual title with a 6-over-par 219.

Professional Round-up

The U.S. retained the Presidents Cup, defeating the International team 19 1/2 - 14 1/2. Tiger Woods, Jim Furyk, Phil Mickelson, Zach Johnson, Charles Howell III, David Toms, Scott Verplank, Steve Stricker, Stewart Cink, Woody Austin, Lucas Glover and Hunter Mahan made up the victorious U.S. squad. Verplank posted a perfect 4-0 record, while Toms garnered the most points (4.5) for the U.S. with his 4-0-1 record.

Colt Knost and Dustin Johnson, who both turned professional after helping the U.S. win the Walker Cup, will make their professional debuts at the PGA TOUR's Valero Texas Open this week.



 

 
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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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