Newsmakers: August 4, 2008
 

Newsmakers: August 4, 2008

Professional Roundup


Erik Flores

Former AJGA member Matthew Harmon took home his first Hooters Tour win Sunday at the Texas Honing Open held at Golfcrest Country Club in Pearland, Texas. The Grand Rapids, Mich., native finished 15-under-par and seven shots ahead of the competition. The Texas Honing Open was Harmon’s second professional event and first win since joining the Hooters Tour earlier this year.

Amateur Roundup

Former AJGA member Danny Lee of New Zealand, had a terrific weekend, telling Golfweek that he had “the biggest win of [his] whole life.” This weekend, the 18-year-old became the first player since Bubba Dickerson in 2001 to win both medal and match play at the Western Amateur Championship at Point O’Woods Golf and Country Club in Benton Harbour, Mich. Lee finished stroke play with a 12-under-par 268 tournament total, defeating fellow alum Erik Flores 4 & 2. Lee’s win moved him to the No. 1 spot in the Golfweek/Scratch Player World Amateur Rankings.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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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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