Newsmakers: November 3, 2008
 

Newsmakers: November 3, 2008

College Round-up

Lisa McCloskey
Lisa McCloskey

Georgia won the Isleworth-UCF Collegiate Invitational Tuesday. The Bulldogs shot 8-over-par 296 in the final round at Isleworth Country Club in Windermere, Fla., to finish at 8-over-par 867 and beat Alabama by 17 shots. Indiana finished third, two shots ahead of Texas Tech. Russell Henley, competing for Georgia, was the top individual, finishing with a total of 4-under-par 212.

Max Scodro of Notre Dame and Payne Gniewek of Michigan State tied for top individual honors at the UNCG Bridgestone Collegiate in Greensboro, N.C., Tuesday at 3-under-par 213. Duke won the team title over Michigan State by four strokes.

Pepperdine University won the Las Vegas Collegiate Showdown Wednesday, posting a 41-under-par 823 as a team to top Oklahoma State by 12 shots. Lisa McCloskey, a freshman for Pepperdine, won the individual title with a total of 17-under-par 199. The NCAA does not keep official golf records and Golfstat research has not turned up a lower 54-hole score, previously considering Katherine Hull’s 16-under-par 200, shot in 2003, to be the record. Cindy LaCrosse of Louisville, Therese Koelbaek of UNLV, Anya Alvarez of Washington and Caroline Hedwall of Oklahoma State rounded out the top five.    

Professional Round-up

Ryan Palmer won the PGA TOUR’s Ginn sur Mer Classic in Palm Coast, Fla., beating five other players by one stroke for his second career victory. Nicholas Thompson, Vaughn Taylor, Michael Letzig, Ken Duke and George McNeill all tied for second at 6-under-par. The win secured Palmer’s PGA TOUR card for 2009.

On the LPGA Tour, Candie Kung was victorious at the Hana Bank Kolon Championship in Incheon, South Korea, for the fourth LPGA Tour win of her career. Her total of 6-under-par 210 was good for a one-shot victory over Katherine Hull.

Anthony Kim became the latest professional to apply for membership on the European Tour, joining a half-dozen U.S. tour players, including Camilo Villegas, who have decided to take up joint membership in Europe for the 2009 season. Phil Mickelson and Geoff Ogilvy are also expected to join the tour.

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Total
T
1
Putt Sridama
68
T
1
Joshua Grenville-Wood
68
3
Tennoshin Ogawa
69
Girls
Total
1
Caitlin Cotterill
72
T
2
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73
T
2
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73
T
2
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Total
1
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69
T
2
Joseph Kirkland
70
T
2
Mason Weld
70
T
2
Andrew Fernandes
70
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Total
1
Pajaree Anannarukarn
70
2
Hillary Hernandez
73
T
3
Madison Kidd
74
T
3
Brielle Ward
74
T
3
Brooke Tyree
74
Bass Pro Shops / Payne Stewart Junior Championship
Boys
Total
T
1
Alex Clouse
68
T
1
Winston Margaritis
68
3
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69
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1
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69
2
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70
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3
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72
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3
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AJGA Junior at Forest Lake presented by Tom Holzer Ford
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1
Joseph Pagdin
67
T
2
Karl Vilips
68
T
2
Brian Terlesky
68
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T
1
Katie Hallinan
72
T
1
Mikayla Fitzpatrick
72
3
Jessica Yuen
73
JoS. A. Bank / David Leadbetter Championship
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Total
T
1
Rij Patel
70
T
1
Bennett Buch
70
T
3
Ethan Ng
71
T
3
Brent Ito
71
T
3
Will Halamandaris
71
T
3
Ethan Uken
71
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1
Pasinee Sritragul
74
T
2
Kesaree Rojanapeansatith
76
T
2
Ana Paula Ramirez
76
T
2
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T
2
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76
T
2
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1
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205
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2
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209
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2
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209
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1
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3
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