Newsmakers: June 30, 2008
 

Newsmakers: June 30, 2008

Junior Round-up


Rory Hie

Carey Farley of Grosse Pointe, Mich., recorded her first career hole-in-one Sunday during her practice round for the Coca-Cola Junior Championship at Boyne Highlands. Carey made the shot on the 202 yard, No. 4 using her driver.

Amateur Round-up

Former AJGA member Rory Hie, a three-time Rolex Junior All-American, took home the trophy when he finished 21-under-par at the Dogwood Invitational held at Druid Hills Golf Club in Atlanta. Hie currently plays for USC and was a first-team All-American this past season, finishing No. 6 in the Golfweek/ Sagarin College Rankings.

Professional Round-up


Inbee Park

This past Sunday AJGA alumna, Inbee Park, the 2002 Rolex Junior Player of the Year, became a role model for young women everywhere, winning the U.S. Women’s Open at Interlachen Country Club in Edina, Minn., two weeks before her 20th birthday. Park has been playing golf for 10 years and was the only player in the final nine groups to break par. She finished the tournament at 9-under-par for a tournament total of 283, four strokes ahead of Helen Alfredsson. Park was joined at the U.S. Women’s Open by ten current AJGA members early in the week. Jessica Korda of Bradenton, Fla., and Tiffany Lua of Rowland Heights, Calif., made the cut and played the weekend at Interlachen. Korda, a 2011 graduate, finished tied for 19th after shooting a final round 4-under-par 69.

Vicky Hurst of Melbourne, Fla., once again proved to be an excellent competitor winning her third Duramed Futures Tour title Sunday at the Horseshoe Casino Classic. Hurst, the 2007 Rolex Junior Player of the Year, finished the event at 3-under-par with a tournament total of 213, adding this tournament to her ever-expanding list of wins. She also recorded wins at the Jalapeno Golf Classic in April and the Michelob Ultra Duramed Future Players Championship earlier in June.

 

 
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Weekly Results
AJGA Junior hosted by Ocala - Marion Sports Commission
Boys
Total
1
Luis Gerardo Garza
209
2
Austin Hitt
211
T
3
Gabriel Lench
212
T
3
Won Jun Lee
212
T
3
Tyler Bakich
212
Girls
Total
1
Emma Albrecht
215
2
Amy Zhang
217
3
Taylor Tomlinson
222
Under ArmourĀ® / Scott Stallings Championship
Boys
Total
1
Davis Shore
206
2
Oliver Simonsen
207
T
3
Zach Norris
209
T
3
Austin Squires
209
Girls
Total
1
Sophia Schubert
204
2
Angella Then
219
3
Kimberlee Tottori
221
AJGA Junior at Southwind presented by True Temper
Boys
Total
1
Trey Winstead
212
2
Drew Jones
213
T
3
Braden Thornberry
214
T
3
Michael Feagles
214
T
3
Logan Watkins
214
Girls
Total
1
Mia Ayer
215
2
Jiayu Kong
218
3
Olivia Cason
226
Lockton / Samsung Kansas City Junior
Boys
Total
1
Kory Franks
218
2
Wells Padgett
219
T
3
Walker Kesterson
221
T
3
Cole Dillon
221
Girls
Total
1
Amy Matsuoka
216
2
Anna Zhou
220
3
Anabelle Chang
221
Bishops Gate Golf Academy Junior Classic
Boys
Total
1
Joshua Suh
211
T
2
Wocheng Ye
214
T
2
Eric Ghim
214
T
2
Puwit Anupansuebsai
214
Girls
Total
1
Benyapa Niphatsophon
206
2
Clare Amelia Legaspi
209
3
Alyaa Abdulghany
211
AJGA Philadelphia Junior
Boys
Total
1
Isaiah Logue
213
2
Will Bernstein
217
T
3
Davis Lamb
218
T
3
Brent Ito
218
Girls
Total
1
Brynn Walker
231
2
Madelein Herr
235
3
Amy Ding
236
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