Newsmakers: February 25, 2008
 

Newsmakers: February 25, 2008

Junior Round-up

Ayaka Kaneko of Honolulu, made the cut during the LPGA's Fields Open in Hawaii this weekend. The 17-year-old fired rounds of 70-72-71 for a 3-under par 213 tournament total. Kaneko will participate in her first AJGA event for the 2008 season at the AJGA Championship at Traditions over Easter Weekend.

College Round-up


Stephen Hale

Alabama was victorious at the John Hayt Collegiate Invitational last week at Sawgrass Country Club in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla. Mark Harrell and Michael Thompson were the top finishers for Alabama, tying for fifth.

Auburn took home the team victory at the John Burns Intercollegiate last week at Leilehua Golf Course in Wahiawa, Hawaii. Cal's Stephen Hale took home top honors as an individual finishing at 15-under-par 201 for the event. Bronson Burgoon of Texas A & M finished two shots back alone in second. Glenn Northcutt and Jay Moseley were the top finishers for Auburn, tying for fourth at 12-under-par.

The University of Florida took home a commanding victory last weekend at the SunTrust Lady Gator Invitational. Tiffany Chudy of Florida finished at 1-under-par to take home top honors. Teammates Whitney Myers finished third and Hannah Yun finished tied for fourth. Cindy LaCrosse of Louisville finished alone in second and Natalie Sheary finished tied with Yun.

Other AJGA Alumni in Men's College Golf...

Amrith de Soysa of Louisiana Tech shot a 1-over-par 217 to win the Rice Intercollegiate...Mississippi State's Noah Goldman finished at 1-under-par during the UTSA Intercollegiate to take home top honors. Garrett Merrell of Texas Tech, Phillip Bryan of Oklahoma and Ryan Spears of Wichita State all finished at even-par to tie for second...Point Loma Nazarene was victorious at the Carlton Oaks Invitational with Sam Cyr leading the way and tying for first at 3-over-par with Michael Mulieri of Loyola College.

Other AJGA Alumni in Women's College Golf...


Paula Creamer

Abby Bools of East Carolina helped lead her team to victory with her individual victory at the Qdoba Invitational...The Central District Invitational was won by Sara Brown of Michigan State, which also won the team championship...Andrea Zwartynski of Houston Baptist University was victorious at the Centenary Ladies Spring Invitational.

Professional Round-up

Tiger Woods won his 63rd PGA TOUR victory Sunday during the World Golf Championships-Accenture Match Play Championship, defeating Stewart Cink, 8 and 7. This victory put Woods ahead of Arnold Palmer into the fourth spot on the all-time wins list.

Paula Creamer took home a one-shot victory Saturday at the LPGA's Fields Open in Hawaii. The win was her seventh as a professional golfer.

 

 

 

 
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Weekly Results
EaglesDream Golf Academy Junior Open
Boys
Total
1
Austin Hitt
70
T
2
Colin Kresl
71
T
2
Michael Saccente
71
T
2
Connery Meyer
71
T
2
Shiso Go
71
Girls
Total
1
Lei Ye
72
2
Sera Tadokoro
73
3
Isabella Cardenas
74
Under ArmourĀ® / Scott Stallings Championship
Boys
Total
T
1
Oliver Whatley
68
T
1
Chip Thomas
68
T
1
Sean Wilcox
68
Girls
Total
1
Brooke Graebe
68
2
Claire Cameron
69
3
Abigail Heck
70
Lockton Kansas City Junior
Boys
Total
1
Andy Spencer
64
2
Harrison Ott
68
3
Ty Stites
69
Girls
Total
1
Pajaree Anannarukarn
69
2
Alexa Tsay
73
T
3
Madeline Chou
74
T
3
Maddie Luitwieler
74
The Yang Foundation Junior at Wood Ranch
Boys
Total
T
1
Issei Tanabe
67
T
1
Brandon Brame
67
T
3
Derek Castillo
69
T
3
Sean Yi
69
Girls
Total
T
1
Angella Then
72
T
1
Brittany Park
72
3
Jessica Luo
73
AJGA Philadelphia Junior presented by Golf Performance Center
Boys
Total
1
Christian Cavaliere
216
2
Brent Ito
218
3
Alex Zhu
219
Girls
Total
1
Holly McCann
220
T
2
Brynn Walker
221
T
2
Jackie Rogowicz
221
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