Newsmakers: September 17, 2007

College Round-up

Alabama's Gator Todd made birdie on the first hole of a sudden-death playoff to lead the Crimson Tide over South Carolina in the Carpet Capital Collegiate. The two schools had shot matching 5-over-par 869s. Georgia Tech's Chesson Hadley captured the individual title with an 8-under-par 208. Alabama's Michael Thompson finished in second place, three strokes back.

Florida State won its first team title since 1998 at the Inverness Intercollegiate, firing a team-total 862 to finish six shots ahead of Michigan State. The Seminoles were led by Jonas Blixt, who tied for the individual title with the Spartans' Ryan Brehm, and Matthew Savage, who placed in a tie for seventh.

UCLA's Tiffany Joh

UCLA won the Mason Rudolph's Women's Championship by 14 strokes over Arizona State. The Bruins were led by Tiffany Joh, who finished in a tie for third place, and freshmen Glory Yang and Maria Jose Uribe, who finished seventh and tenth respectively. Duke's Amanda Blumenhurst began the season on a familiar note - she won the individual title with a 13-under-par 203.

Notre Dame set a school 54-hole record at the Cougar Classic with a 6-over-par 870 team performance. The Irish were led by Lisa Maunu, who captured the individual title with a 6-under-par 210. Teammate So-Hyun Park finished in second place, three strokes back.

Corey Nagy led Charlotte to the team title at the Scenic City Invitational and also captured the individual portion with a 9-under-par 204...St. John's Keegan Bradley finished first at the Hartford Hawks Invitational with a 4-under-par 212...Texas State's Linn Gustafsson captured the individual title at the Chip-N-Club Invitational and also helped her team to the individual title...California won the Ptarmigan Ram Fall Classic, led by Shannon Yocum who claimed the individual portion with a 2-under-par 214...UMass Amherst's Hayley Milbourn won the Dartmouth Women's Invitational with a two-over-par 146.

Professional Round-up

Tiger Woods won the PGA TOUR's THE TOUR Championship Sunday. Woods fired rounds of 64-63-64-66 for a tournament total 23-under-par 257, his career low on tour. Woods also captured the inaugural FedEx Cup.

The United States retained the Solheim Cup, defeating Europe 16-12. The Americans captured eight singles victories on Sunday, with Pat Hurst, Sherri Steinhauer, Morgan Pressel, Nicole Castrale and Paula Creamer all winning their matches. Creamer did not lose a match all week, posting a 2-0-3 record to improve to 5-1-4 in two Solheim Cup appearances.

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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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