Newsmakers: March 19, 2007

Junior Round-up

Taylore Karle will play in this week's LPGA Safeway International presented by Coca-Cola. Karle finished second in the recent Safeway International Amateur Open to earn the invitation. Karle is familiar with Superstition Mountain Golf and Country Club's Prospector Course, having won the 2006 PING Phoenix Junior there in August. Former AJGA member Sydnee Michaels, now a freshman at UCLA, will also play in the event.

College Round-up

Chris Kirk

Georgia won its second event of the spring season at the Schenkel E-Z-GO Invitational with a 10-under-par 854. The Bulldogs were led by Chris Kirk, who won individual honors with a 6-under-par 210, and runner-up Brendon Todd, who shot a 4-under-par 212.

St. Mary's took top honors at the University of San Francisco Triumph, finishing at 1-over-par 853. The Gaels were led by Michael McRae, who took the individual title with a 4-under-par 209.

BYU claimed victory at the UNLV Spring Invitational with a team-total 17-under-par 847. Jennifer Shipley of Fresno State won on the third playoff hole to take medalist honors with an 11-under-par 205.

Duke rolled to another victory, this time at the LSU/Cleveland Golf Classic. The Blue Devils fired a tournament-total 8-over-oar 872 and Amanda Blumenherst captured the individual title with a 9-under-par 207.

Purdue's Maria Hernandez won the Betsy Rawls Longhorn Invitational with a 1-over-par 217. Lamar's Hillary Zeigler captured medalist honors at the Lady Cardinal Invitational with an 8-over-par 150.

 
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Weekly Results
Bishops Gate Golf Academy Preseason Junior at Ocala
Boys
Total
T
1
Calle Hagstrom
141
T
1
Benjamin Hjort
141
3
Louis-Francois Charpentier
142
Girls
Total
1
Christina (Siqing) Lu
150
2
Rina Jung
155
T
3
Natalie Petersen
156
T
3
Christen Simons
156
Preseason Junior at North Hampton presented by the City of Jacksonville
Boys
Total
1
Logan Membrino
143
T
2
Cecil Wegener
149
T
2
Connor Futrell
149
Girls
Total
1
Alexa Rivas
152
2
Claire Fitzgerald
153
3
Kristin Whitehead
158
Under Armour® / Hunter Mahan Championship
Boys
Total
1
*Brandon Smith
142
2
Riley Casey
142
3
Thomas Lewis
144
Girls
Total
1
Courtney Dow
142
T
2
Xinying Wang
145
T
2
Hailey Jones
145
T
2
Bailey Tardy
145
Preseason Junior at Diablo Grande
Boys
Total
1
Ryan Grauman
145
2
Seldon Doyle
148
3
Zackary Kaneshiro
151
Girls
Total
1
Hannah Ko
145
2
Linyu Dong
150
3
Carol Cheng
151
* Won via sudden-death playoff
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