Newsmakers: August 4, 2008
 

Newsmakers: August 4, 2008

Professional Roundup


Erik Flores

Former AJGA member Matthew Harmon took home his first Hooters Tour win Sunday at the Texas Honing Open held at Golfcrest Country Club in Pearland, Texas. The Grand Rapids, Mich., native finished 15-under-par and seven shots ahead of the competition. The Texas Honing Open was Harmon’s second professional event and first win since joining the Hooters Tour earlier this year.

Amateur Roundup

Former AJGA member Danny Lee of New Zealand, had a terrific weekend, telling Golfweek that he had “the biggest win of [his] whole life.” This weekend, the 18-year-old became the first player since Bubba Dickerson in 2001 to win both medal and match play at the Western Amateur Championship at Point O’Woods Golf and Country Club in Benton Harbour, Mich. Lee finished stroke play with a 12-under-par 268 tournament total, defeating fellow alum Erik Flores 4 & 2. Lee’s win moved him to the No. 1 spot in the Golfweek/Scratch Player World Amateur Rankings.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Junior All-Star Invitational sponsored by NIKEGOLF
Boys
Total
1
Norman Xiong
204
T
2
Garrett Barber
205
T
2
Kaiwen Liu
205
Girls
Total
1
Yujeong Son
207
2
Youngin Chun
208
T
3
Allyson Geer
217
T
3
Isabella Fierro
217
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Total
1
Donnie Trosper
140
2
Brad Dalke
143
3
Austin Connelly
145
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Total
1
Kaitlyn Papp
139
2
Angel Yin
145
T
3
Lilia Vu
146
T
3
Jillian Hollis
146
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