Newsmakers: May 21, 2007

Junior Round-up

Isabelle Lendl

Isabelle Lendl and John Hahn were victorious at the Scott Robertson Memorial. Lendl, the tournament's defending champion, shot a 2-under-par 211, while Hahn posted an 11-under-par 202.

Ryo Ishikawa, 15 years old, won the Munsingwear Open KSB Cup title on the Japan Tour. He is the youngest player to ever win on the Japan Tour.

College Round-up

Georgia ran away with the Men's East Regional, topping Florida by 12 strokes after posting a team total 9-under-par 855. The Bulldogs were led by Brendon Todd, who shared co-medalist honors with Florida's Billy Horschel. Both players shot matching 6-under-par 210s.

South Carolina won the Men's West Regional with a team total 44-under-par 820. Benjamin Alvarado of Arizona State captured the individual title with a 18-under-par 198.

Tulsa took first place in the Men's Central Regional with a team total 31-over-par 895. Wisconsin's Dan Woltman tied for medalist honors with Lamar's Dawie Van der Walt. Each player shot a 1-under-par 215.

Amanda Blumenherst has been named recipient of the eighth annual Nancy Lopez Award, presented annually to the world’s most outstanding female amateur golfer.

Professional Round-up

Masters champion Zach Johnson won the PGA TOUR's AT&T Classic. Johnson defeated Ryuji Imada with a birdie on the first playoff hole.

Lorena Ochoa won the LPGA Tour's Sybase Classic with an 18-under-par 270. Ochoa took over the No. 1 spot in the rankings last month.

Nick Flanagan won his second Nationwide Tour event, the BMW Charity Pro-Am at The Cliffs. Flanagan fired a 15-under-par 217 to win by one stroke. One more Nationwide Tour victory and he will be promoted to the PGA TOUR.

*AJGA alumni denoted in bold.

 
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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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