Weekend wrap-up (August 20)

Sergio Garcia at the 1998 Marsh Junior at Apawamis.

Sergio Garcia claimed his sixth PGA TOUR title at the Wyndham Championship, held Aug. 16-20, at Sedgefield Country Club. The victory marks Garcia’s first TOUR win since 2008 when he won THE PLAYERS Championship.

Garcia earned several prestigious achievements during his junior career. In 1995, he became the youngest player to win the European Amateur. He went on to win the British Boys Amateur Championship (1997) and the British Amateur Championship (1998). Garcia played in two AJGA events and was named honorable mention Rolex Junior All-American in 1998 after winning the Marsh Junior at Apawamis.

AJGA alum Shawn Stefani claimed his first Web.com Tour victory at the Midwest Classic presented by Cadillac, held Aug. 16-19. Stefani entered the final hole tied with fellow alum Russell Henley and made birdie to win by two strokes and post 17-under-par 267.

The Web.com rookie competed in eight AJGA tournaments from 1998-2000, recording top-25 finishes in three. Stefani went on to compete at Lamar University, where he appeared in every tournament his sophomore through senior years.

Following his victory at the Midway Classic presented by Cadillac and a T9 finish at the Panama Claro Championship in March, Stefani is ranked 12th on the money list and is in good standing to earn his PGA TOUR card this season.

Former University of San Diego player Jake Yount won the 109th Northern California Golf Association Match Play Championship at Spyglass Hill, besting Eric Ash, 6 and 4. Yount is the first post-collegiate player to win the championship since Matt Bettencourt in 2001.

Yount captured two top-10 AJGA finishes, including a tie for eighth at the 2005 PING Phoenix Junior at ASU Karsten. During his collegiate career, Yount posted four top-10 performances, highlighted by a second-place finish at the Kaua’I Collegiate.  In 2008, he was named the WCC Player of the Year after winning medalist honors at the WCC Championships in a sudden-death playoff.

Matthew Fitzpatrick, who competed in the 2011 The Junior PLAYERS Championship presented by TaylorMade-adidas Golf, was victorious at the 36-hole final of the 86th British Boys Amateur Championship at Notts (Hollinwell) Golf Club. The 17-year-old from England defeated Wales’ Henry James, 10 and 8. Since winning the North of England Under 16 Open in 2010, Fitzpatrick went on to capture a top-10 finish at the European Young Masters. Earlier this year he won the Selborne Salver.

 

 

 

 

 
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Weekly Results
Davis Love III Junior Open
Boys
Total
1
Will Chandler
204
2
Joshua Martin
205
3
Kyle Sterbinsky
206
Girls
Total
1
Kelly Whaley
211
2
Emilia Migliaccio
216
3
Latanna Stone
217
David Toms Foundation Shreveport Junior
Boys
Total
1
*Blaine Hale Jr.
210
2
Brandon Smith
210
3
Triston Fisher
211
Girls
Total
1
Katharine Patrick
214
T
2
Julia Johnson
219
T
2
Hanna Alberto
219
T
2
Courtney Bryant
219
Bass Pro Shops / Payne Stewart Junior Championship
Boys
Total
1
Winston Margaritis
207
T
2
Pierce Aichinger
212
T
2
Walker Kesterson
212
Girls
Total
1
Madeline Chou
216
T
2
Youngin Chun
218
T
2
Athena Yang
218
the Memorial Junior
Boys
Total
1
Donnie Trosper
209
2
Glenn Piot
212
T
3
Cameron Michalak
217
T
3
Elliott Grayson
217
T
3
Jeg Coughlin III
217
Girls
Total
1
Lexie Toth
219
2
Sybil Robinson
223
T
3
Lois Kaye Go
224
T
3
Molly Skapik
224
Lipari Energy Junior Championship presented by City of London
Boys
Total
1
Andrew Spiegler
207
2
Hoke Carlton
209
3
Zach Norris
215
Girls
Total
1
Brooke Graebe
214
2
Julia Calbi
217
3
Jiayu Kong
225
BBCN Bank Junior Championship
Boys
Total
1
Issei Tanabe
206
T
2
Davis Holman
209
T
2
Justin Kim
209
Girls
Total
1
Kornkamol Sukaree
209
2
Haley Moore
213
T
3
Kelly Lee
216
T
3
Jocelyn Chia
216
* Won via sudden-death playoff
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