Newsmakers: August 6, 2007

Amateur Round-up

Jamie Lovemark will play in his first Walker Cup.

The 2007 U.S. Walker Cup team has been announced. Chris Kirk, Billy Horschel, Trip Kuehne, Colt Knost, Jamie Lovemark, Webb Simpson, Dustin Johnson and Jonathon Moore will represent the U.S. at this year's Walker Cup, which will be played Sept. 8-9 at Royal County Down in Newcastle, Ireland. The remaining two spots on the team will be picked after the U.S. Amateur, which will be held Aug. 20-26.

Jhared Hack won the Western Amateur, defeating Alex Prugh 1 up. The 17-year-old, who will play for the University of Central Florida in the fall, became the second-youngest player to win in the tournament's 105-year history.

Stephanie Sherlock won the Canadian Women's Amateur, firing a 1-over-par 289 for the tournament.

Professional Round-up

Tiger Woods captured the WGC Bridgestone Invitational by eight strokes after carding an 8-under-par 272 tournament total. It is his third consecutive victory at this tournament and sixth in eight tries.

Lorena Ochoa won the Women's British Open, her first major title. Ochoa shot a 5-under-par 287 tournament total, good for a four-stroke victory over Jee Young Lee and Maria Hjorth.

Steve Flesch captured his third PGA TOUR title, firing an even-par 72 during the final round at the Reno-Tahoe Open. His 15-under-par 273 tournament total gave him a five-stroke victory over Charles Warren and Kevin Stadler.

 

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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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