Newsmakers: February 20, 2007
Misun Cho led Pepperdine to a first-place finish at the Northrop Grumman Regional Challenge at Palos Verdes Golf Club in Palos Verdes Estates, Calif., Cho also won the individual title with a 5-over-par 218.
Aaron Weston of Colorado State shot an 8-under 64 in the final round of the Pat Hicks Thunderbird Invite to force a playoff with Jacksonville's Duncan Stewart. Weston made birdie on the first extra hole to win medalist honors.
Charles Howell III claimed his second PGA TOUR victory at the Nissan Open at Riviera Country Club in Pacific Palisades, Calif. Howell closed with a final-round 6-under-par 65 to force a three-hole playoff with Phil Mickelson.
Paula Creamer won her third LPGA Tour title at the season-opening SBS Open at Turtle Bay at the Turtle Bay Resort in Oahu, Hawaii. Creamer shot a final-round 2-under-par 70 for a tournament total 207 and a one-stroke victory over Julieta Granada. Kimberly Kim and Taylore Karle both missed the cut.