Newsmakers: August 27, 2007

Amateur Round-up

Colt Knost won the U.S. Amateur, defeating Michael Thompson 2 and 1 Sunday. Knost, who was recently named to the U.S. Walker Cup Team, becomes only the second player to win the U.S. Amateur and the U.S. Amateur Public Links championships in the same year.

Rickie Fowler and Kyle Stanley have been added to the 2007 U.S. Walker Cup team. They join Jamie Lovemark, Billy Horschel, Dustin Johnson, Chris Kirk, Jonathan Moore, Webb Simpson and Trip Kuehne in hopes of retaining the cup Sept. 8-9 at Royal Country Down in Northern Ireland.

Professional Round-up

Paula Creamer will play on her second U.S. Solheim Cup team.

Steve Stricker captured his first PGA TOUR title in six years at The Barclays, the first tournament in the TOUR's inaugural FedEx Cup playoffs. Stricker birdied four of his last five holes for a final-round 2-under-par 69.

Lorena Ochoa claimed her third consecutive LPGA Tour title, capturing the Safeway Classic with a five-stroke margin of victory over a group of players including In-Bee Park and Christina Kim.

The 2007 U.S. Solheim Cup Team was announced Sunday. AJGA alumnae on the squad include Paula Creamer, Morgan Pressel, Cristie Kerr, Brittany Lincicome, Laura Diaz, Nicole Castrale and Pat Hurst.The Solheim Cup will be held Sept. 14-16 at Halmstad Golf Club in Sweden.

 

 

 
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Weekly Results
AJGA Junior at Bethesda
Boys
Total
1
Luke Schaap
67
T
2
Graham Hutchinson
68
T
2
John Pak
68
Girls
Total
1
Shannon Brooks
68
2
Julie Luo
71
T
3
Ami Gianchandani
73
T
3
Krystal Sung
73
Coca-Cola Junior Championship at Sugarloaf
Boys
Total
T
1
Tianlin Zhang
73
T
1
Charles Sun
73
3
Nelson Pang
74
Girls
Total
1
Madeleine Garay
78
2
Belinda Hu
79
T
3
Brooke McDougald
80
T
3
Jiayu Kong
80
T
3
Veronica Joels
80
Stockton Convention & Visitors Bureau Junior All-Star
Boys
Total
1
Ricky Castillo
65
T
2
Clay Seeber
69
T
2
Gabe Spach
69
T
2
Joseph Chun
69
T
2
Eddy Lai
69
Girls
Total
1
Carolyn Zhao
70
2
Brittany Park
72
3
Yealimi Noh
73
Coca-Cola Junior All-Star at Sugarloaf
Boys
Total
1
Charlie Dubiel
72
2
Won Jun Lee
73
T
3
Andrew O'Leary
75
T
3
Scott Roden
75
Girls
Total
1
Christine Shao
74
2
Lindsay May
78
3
Lauren Peter
79
PBE Qualifier - California
Boys
Total
T
1
Yash Majmudar
71
T
1
Kevin An
71
T
3
William Draper
72
T
3
Lucas Carper
72
T
3
Yu-Jen Cheng
72
T
3
Joseph Burlison
72
T
3
Alex Chin
72
Girls
Total
1
Courtney Vogel
70
T
2
Sophia Hui
74
T
2
Ty Akabane
74
T
2
Waverly Whiston
74
T
2
Samantha Gong
74
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