Newsmakers: February 9, 2009
 

Newsmakers: February 9, 2009

College Round-up

Kyle Stanley
Kyle Stanley

Kyle Stanley of Clemson won the Jones Cup Invitational held at Ocean Forest Golf Club in Sea Island, Ga., Sunday. He was tied with Morgan Hoffmann of Oklahoma State at 1-over-par after three rounds. Stanley won on the second hole of a playoff to come out on top in his final non-college amateur event.

Jon Curran of Vanderbilt, David May of Clemson, Mike McCoy, Brian Harman and Adam Mitchell of Georgia, Bud Cauley of Alabama, Zack Sucher of Alabama-Birmingham, Drew Weaver of Virginia Tech, Brendan Gielow of Wake Forest, and Carlton Forrester rounded out the top 10.

AJGA members Cody Gribble, Cory Whitsett, and Brinson Paolini also finished in the top 10. Whitsett and Paolini are scheduled to compete in this weekend’s HP Boys Championship at Carlton Woods.

Florida Southern College edged Rollins by two strokes to repeat as champions at the Tusculum College/Kiawah Island Intercollegiate Sunday. Joanne Coe of Rollins College captured medalist honors with a tournament record 6-under-par 138. Marianne Andersson and Silvie Dittertova, both of Florida Southern, Megan Mangone of Lynn University, Cecilia Kleinert of Rollins, Anna Haglind of Barry University, and Lina Elmsater of Pfeiffer University rounded out the top five.

Professional Round-up

Gregor Main, a freshman at UCLA, was the lone amateur to make the cut at the PGA TOUR’s Buick Invitational at Torrey Pines in La Jolla, Calif., last weekend. He survived a four-for-three playoff in Monday’s qualifier for the event and carded a 1-over-par 145 through two rounds to secure his spot through the weekend. Main finished the tournament at 9-over-par 297.

Nick Watney won the event, his second career victory, with a total of 11-under-par 277. He birdied two of the last three holes to complete the comeback win. John Rollins, Lucas Glover, Camilo Villegas, Matt Jones, Matthew Goggin, Ben Crane, Luke Donald, Bubba Watson and Charley Hoffman all finished in the top 10.

*Current AJGA members and alumni denoted in bold

 

 

 

 

 

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Weekly Results
EaglesDream Golf Academy Junior Open
Boys
Total
1
*Austin Hitt
210
2
Zhengkai Bai
210
3
Zachary Bariso
211
Girls
Total
1
Latanna Stone
219
2
Emma Albrecht
220
3
Lei Ye
222
Under ArmourĀ® / Scott Stallings Championship
Boys
Total
1
Goodman Rudolph
205
2
Ryan Hall
206
3
Brayden Garrison
207
Girls
Total
1
Olivia Cason
207
2
Amanda Doherty
208
3
Abigail Heck
212
Lockton Kansas City Junior
Boys
Total
1
Andy Spencer
202
2
Reese Ramsey
207
3
Brian Choe
209
Girls
Total
1
Pajaree Anannarukarn
208
T
2
Mia Ayer
220
T
2
Alexa Tsay
220
The Yang Foundation Junior at Wood Ranch
Boys
Total
1
Sean Yi
209
2
Brandon Brame
210
3
Seldon Doyle
212
Girls
Total
1
Kailie Vongsaga
215
2
Brittany Park
216
3
Ziyi Wang
217
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
* Won via sudden-death playoff
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