July 15, 2013

Weekend wrap-up (July 15)

Women's Amateur 
San Jose, Calif., native Hannah Suh won the 2013 Trans National Amateur title with a one-shot lead over Ashlan Ramsey. Suh was the only player in the field to card three rounds at par or better. She finished the tournament with a total of 1-under-par 287.
 
A 2011 Rolex Junior All-American, Suh earned eight top-10 AJGA finishes from 2009-2012, including a victory at the 2011 Trader Joe’s Junior Championship hosted by Pat Hurst.
 
A rising sophomore at the University of California, Berkeley, Suh has collected three top-five finishes, including a second place finish at the WSU Cougar Cup.
 
LPGA TOUR:
Hee Young Park collected her second LPGA TOUR win at the Manulife Financial LPGA Classic after beating Angela Stanford in a 3-hole playoff. Park shot a 6-under-par 65 for a tournament total 26-under-par 258.
 
 
Park played in one AJGA event, the 2003 Polo Golf Junior Classic, losing to Inbee Park in the quarterfinals of match play, 4 and 3.

Men's Amateur
Hunter Stewart of Nicholasville, Ky., won the 14th annual Players Amateur at 14-under-par 202, after rain shortened the tournament to 54 holes. The win earns Stewart a spot in the 2014 PGA TOUR’s RBC Heritage.
 
Stewart collected five top-10 AJGA finishes, including a personal best T6 at 2011 FJ Invitational. He played with the AJGA for four years before committing to Vanderbilt University.
 
A rising junior at Vanderbilt, Stewart was named a 2011-12 SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll and 2013 PING All-Southeast Region Team. As a sophomore, he posted the best stroke average on the team at 72.97 and won medalist honors at the Samford Intercollegiate with a total of 5-under-par 211.
 
Coming off a win at last month’s Washington State Amateur, Cameron Peck of Olympia, Wash., won the 112th Pacific Northwest Men’s Amateur Championship, defeating Hans Reimers of Albany, Ore., in the final match, 7 and 6.
 
Named the 2008 Rolex Junior Player of the Year, Peck collected 10 top-five finishes, including three victories. He was a member of the victorious 2008 Wyndham Cup West Team and Junior Ryder Cup team.
 
Peck graduated from Texas A&M University this past May with impressive accolades. Peck was named the team’s Newcomer of the Year in 2010 and finished in the top-20 at the 2010 NCAA Championship.   He finished third at the 2011 NCAA Finals, the highest of any Aggie at the event in school history. The following year his teammates voted him the team’s Most Valuable Player. 
 
PGA TOUR
Jordan Spieth held off David Hearn and Zach Johnson in a 5-hole playoff at the John Deere Classic to become the youngest player to win on the PGA TOUR since 1931. Spieth holed a 45-foot bunker shot on his final hole of regulation to finish at 6-under-par 65 with a tournament total 19-under-par 265. This was Spieth’s first career victory on TOUR after five top-10 finishes this season.
 
 
The Dallas native began his junior career with a bang, winning his first AJGA tournament.  Spieth’s win at the 2007 Junior All-Star at Walnut Creek would be the first of five during his junior career. Spieth’s career spanned from 2007 to 2011, where he collected 17 top-five finishes. Alongside tournament titles, Spieth was named a three-time Rolex Junior All-American. In 2009, Spieth became the Rolex Junior Player of the Year.
 
Spieth received his first amateur exemption in 2010 for the HP Byron Nelson Classic making him the first player since 1995 to receive an amateur exemption into the event. Spieth finished his first PGA TOUR start in the top-20 at T16. 
 
Spieth capped off his impressive junior career with a win the 2011 US Junior Amateur Championship, making him the only other player to win two national junior-amateurs besides Tiger Woods.
 
Spieth played his college career at the University of Texas where in his first season with the Longhorns, he helped them win the 2012 NCAA Men’s Division I Golf National Championship. After the season, Spieth was named a finalist for the 2012 Ben Hogan Award alongside Patrick Rodgers. 

 
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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 Armour® / 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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