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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T
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T
1
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Total
1
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72
T
2
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T
2
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70
T
2
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70
T
2
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70
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1
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2
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T
3
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74
T
3
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74
T
3
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Total
T
1
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68
T
1
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3
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3
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72
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1
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67
T
2
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68
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2
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T
1
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72
T
1
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72
3
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T
1
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70
T
1
Bennett Buch
70
T
3
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71
T
3
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71
T
3
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71
T
3
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74
T
2
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76
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2
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76
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2
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2
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