Newsmakers: October 6, 2008
 

Newsmakers: October 6, 2008

College Round-up


Morgan Hoffmann

Morgan Hoffmann tied for first place at the PING/Golfweek Preview last week with Robin Wingardh of Tennessee, helping the Oklahoma State Cowboys win the team title over Tennessee by 16 strokes. Hoffmann’s teammates Trent Leon and Rickie Fowler, along with Bud Cauley of Alabama, Jesper Kennegard of Arizona State, and Kyle Stanley of Clemson all finished in the top five.

Catherine O’Donnell, a freshman at North Carolina, tied for first at the Tar Heel Invitational Sunday with Jean Chua and Natalie Sheary of Wake Forest. Nannette Hill, also of Wake Forest, Cydney Clanton of Auburn, and Jacqui Concolino of Vanderbilt all tied for fourth. Wake Forest won the team title over North Carolina by 12 strokes.

Mark Whisenant of Jacksonville State won the Mission Inn Collegiate Classic Sunday. Teammate Hunter Hawkins finished second. Kyle Hammond and Michael Hart of Florida Gulf Coast University, and David McAndrew of Stetson rounded out the top five.

Professional Round-up

In LPGA action, Paula Creamer, the 2003 Rolex Junior Player of the Year, was victorious at the Samsung World Championship Sunday. Creamer now has 10 wins in her professional career and moved up to third in the Rolex Women’s World Golf Rankings. Finishing in the top 10 were Lorena Ochoa, Katherine Hull, and Cristie Kerr.

On the PGA TOUR, Dustin Johnson won the Turning Stone Resort Championship held in Verona, N.Y., Sunday with a four-day total of 9-under-par 279. Charles Howell III, Woody Austin, Davis Love III, Robert Garrigus, and Ryuji Imada all finished tied for third.

*AJGA alumni denoted in bold

 

 

 

 

 

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Weekly Results
Target Junior Championship presented by C9
Boys
Total
1
Frankie Capan
218
2
Ben Sigel
219
T
3
Sangmin Park
222
T
3
Christopher Colla
222
Girls
Total
1
Athena Yang
226
T
2
Cameron Lee
227
T
2
Naomi Lee
227
FORE Performance Junior Championship
Boys
Total
1
Gunnar Doyle
208
2
Ben Reichert
214
3
Evan Katz
217
Girls
Total
1
Kelly Sim
221
2
Amy Matsuoka
225
3
Karen Miyamoto
227
Coca-Cola Junior Championship at Sugarloaf
Boys
Total
1
Tucker Allen
218
2
Charles-Eric Belanger
221
3
Connor Henderson
225
Girls
Total
1
*SiQin Yu
237
T
2
Brittany Park
237
T
2
Maisie Filler
237
AJGA / CJGA Junior Championship
Boys
Total
1
Karl Vilips
214
2
Fritz Lo
218
T
3
Khan Lee
219
T
3
Charlie Watson
219
Girls
Total
1
Selena Costabile
222
2
Ashley Zagers
225
3
Mimi Chen
227
* Won via sudden-death playoff
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