Newsmakers: March 19, 2007

Junior Round-up

Taylore Karle will play in this week's LPGA Safeway International presented by Coca-Cola. Karle finished second in the recent Safeway International Amateur Open to earn the invitation. Karle is familiar with Superstition Mountain Golf and Country Club's Prospector Course, having won the 2006 PING Phoenix Junior there in August. Former AJGA member Sydnee Michaels, now a freshman at UCLA, will also play in the event.

College Round-up

Chris Kirk

Georgia won its second event of the spring season at the Schenkel E-Z-GO Invitational with a 10-under-par 854. The Bulldogs were led by Chris Kirk, who won individual honors with a 6-under-par 210, and runner-up Brendon Todd, who shot a 4-under-par 212.

St. Mary's took top honors at the University of San Francisco Triumph, finishing at 1-over-par 853. The Gaels were led by Michael McRae, who took the individual title with a 4-under-par 209.

BYU claimed victory at the UNLV Spring Invitational with a team-total 17-under-par 847. Jennifer Shipley of Fresno State won on the third playoff hole to take medalist honors with an 11-under-par 205.

Duke rolled to another victory, this time at the LSU/Cleveland Golf Classic. The Blue Devils fired a tournament-total 8-over-oar 872 and Amanda Blumenherst captured the individual title with a 9-under-par 207.

Purdue's Maria Hernandez won the Betsy Rawls Longhorn Invitational with a 1-over-par 217. Lamar's Hillary Zeigler captured medalist honors at the Lady Cardinal Invitational with an 8-over-par 150.

 
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Weekly Results
Target Junior Championship presented by C9
Boys
Total
1
Frankie Capan
218
2
Ben Sigel
219
T
3
Sangmin Park
222
T
3
Christopher Colla
222
Girls
Total
1
Athena Yang
226
T
2
Cameron Lee
227
T
2
Naomi Lee
227
FORE Performance Junior Championship
Boys
Total
1
Gunnar Doyle
208
2
Ben Reichert
214
3
Evan Katz
217
Girls
Total
1
Kelly Sim
221
2
Amy Matsuoka
225
3
Karen Miyamoto
227
Coca-Cola Junior Championship at Sugarloaf
Boys
Total
1
Tucker Allen
218
2
Charles-Eric Belanger
221
3
Connor Henderson
225
Girls
Total
1
*SiQin Yu
237
T
2
Brittany Park
237
T
2
Maisie Filler
237
AJGA / CJGA Junior Championship
Boys
Total
1
Karl Vilips
214
2
Fritz Lo
218
T
3
Khan Lee
219
T
3
Charlie Watson
219
Girls
Total
1
Selena Costabile
222
2
Ashley Zagers
225
3
Mimi Chen
227
* Won via sudden-death playoff
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