Newsmakers: November 11, 2008
 

Newsmakers: November 11, 2008

College Round-up

Lisa McCloskey
Sara Hunt

Paul Woodbury tied for medalist honors at the Rees Jones Intercollegiate with South Carolina teammate Wesley Bryan Tuesday at Haig Point on Daufuskie Island, S.C., when they each shot a 2-over-par 218. Their strong play helped guide South Carolina to the team championship as well. Rounding out the top five in individual play was Tobias Rosedahl of Georgia State, one shot behind the winners at 3-over-par 219, George Bryan IV also of South Carolina at 4-over-par 220, and Chris Ross of Eastern Michigan with a 5-over-par 221.

Derek Wallace of North Carolina-Wilmington, shot a 15-under-par 201 Wednesday at the Kauai Collegiate Invitational to claim a one-stroke victory over Jake Yount of San Diego State University. Played at the Puakea Golf Course in Lihue, Hawaii, San Diego State University carded a team total of 39-under-par 825 and claimed a convincing 15-stroke victory over North Carolina-Wilmington. Rounding out the top five in individual play was Blake Brown of Boise State with a 13-under-par 203, and Alex Ching of San Diego State University and Chance Cota of Utah, who tied for fourth, each having recorded an 11-under-par 205.

AJGA alum Mike Van Sickle of Marquette, took top honors at the Stockton Sports Commission Pacific Invitational held at the Brookside Country Club in Stockton, earning Golfweek’s Player of the Week award in the process. Van Sickle recorded a 4-under-par 209, garnering a one-stroke victory over Casey Piper of California State University- Northridge, Grant Doverspike of Fresno State, Michael Buttacavoli of Rice, and Robert Streb of Kansas State.

In women’s college golf, Columbia University took top honors at the UAB Fall Beach Bash at The Peninsula in Gulf Shores, Ala., by recording a team total of 21-over-par 597, beating Samford University by six strokes. In individual play, Stevy Loy of Columbia earned medalist honors, and with a 2-under-par 142, was the only player in the field to break par. Christina Wentworth of UAB, and Lorie Warren of Belmont tied for second with a 1-over-par 145. Sara Hunt of Samford University recorded a 4-over-par 148, landing her in fourth, while Kayley Bodine of Indiana State, and Laura Cutler of Jacksonville State each carded a 5-over-par 149 to finish tied for fifth.

Amateur Round-up

Trace Libby finished as the top amateur in the California State Open Thursday with a total of 3-under-par 213. By finishing in the top 20, he is exempt into next year's event.

Professional Round-up

Davis Love III scrambled for par on the final two holes to secure a victory over Tommy Gainey at the Children’s Miracle Network Classic in Lake Buena Vista, Fla., Sunday when he carded a 25-under-par 263. His twentieth career win, this victory earns Love lifetime exempt status on the PGA TOUR. He is one of four active players with 20+ Tour wins and joins the company of Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson, and Vijay Singh. Scott Verplank and Steve Marino tied for third with 20-under-par 268s. Rounding out the top five was Joe Durant with a 19-under-par 269.

*AJGA alumni denoted in bold

 

 

 

 

 

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Weekly Results
Davis Love III Junior Open
Boys
Total
1
Thomas Walsh
135
T
2
Will Chandler
136
T
2
Alex Green
136
Girls
Total
1
Kelly Whaley
141
2
Latanna Stone
144
3
Emilia Migliaccio
145
David Toms Foundation Shreveport Junior
Boys
Total
T
1
Brandon Smith
139
T
1
Triston Elston
139
T
1
Braden Bailey
139
Girls
Total
1
Katharine Patrick
143
2
Julia Johnson
145
T
3
Maddie McCrary
147
T
3
Hanna Alberto
147
Bass Pro Shops / Payne Stewart Junior Championship
Boys
Total
1
Winston Margaritis
136
2
Pierce Aichinger
140
T
3
Walker Kesterson
141
T
3
Brian Dolehide
141
Girls
Total
1
Madeline Chou
141
T
2
Zijun Yin
142
T
2
Aubree Jones
142
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
136
2
Hoke Carlton
139
3
Ross Perry
141
Girls
Total
1
Brooke Graebe
141
2
Julia Calbi
143
3
Bing Singhsumalee
148
BBCN Bank Junior Championship
Boys
Total
T
1
Issei Tanabe
138
T
1
Davis Holman
138
3
Wocheng Ye
140
Girls
Total
1
Haley Moore
139
2
Kornkamol Sukaree
142
3
Kelly Lee
144
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