Newsmakers: August 27, 2007

Amateur Round-up

Colt Knost won the U.S. Amateur, defeating Michael Thompson 2 and 1 Sunday. Knost, who was recently named to the U.S. Walker Cup Team, becomes only the second player to win the U.S. Amateur and the U.S. Amateur Public Links championships in the same year.

Rickie Fowler and Kyle Stanley have been added to the 2007 U.S. Walker Cup team. They join Jamie Lovemark, Billy Horschel, Dustin Johnson, Chris Kirk, Jonathan Moore, Webb Simpson and Trip Kuehne in hopes of retaining the cup Sept. 8-9 at Royal Country Down in Northern Ireland.

Professional Round-up

Paula Creamer will play on her second U.S. Solheim Cup team.

Steve Stricker captured his first PGA TOUR title in six years at The Barclays, the first tournament in the TOUR's inaugural FedEx Cup playoffs. Stricker birdied four of his last five holes for a final-round 2-under-par 69.

Lorena Ochoa claimed her third consecutive LPGA Tour title, capturing the Safeway Classic with a five-stroke margin of victory over a group of players including In-Bee Park and Christina Kim.

The 2007 U.S. Solheim Cup Team was announced Sunday. AJGA alumnae on the squad include Paula Creamer, Morgan Pressel, Cristie Kerr, Brittany Lincicome, Laura Diaz, Nicole Castrale and Pat Hurst.The Solheim Cup will be held Sept. 14-16 at Halmstad Golf Club in Sweden.

 

 

 
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Weekly Results
Wells Fargo Junior Classic presented by Mizuno
Boys
Total
1
S.M. Lee
66
T
2
Jake Milanowski
69
T
2
Trevor Phillips
69
T
2
Trent Phillips
69
T
2
Aaron Walker
69
Girls
Total
T
1
Maria Hoyos
71
T
1
Jayna Choi
71
T
1
Virginia Green
71
T
1
Rinko Mitsunaga
71
Junior All-Star at Watters Creek
Boys
Total
T
1
David Morgan
69
T
1
Cole Hammer
69
T
1
Johnny Bai
69
T
1
Jansen Smith
69
Girls
Total
1
Maddie White
69
2
Chandler Rosholt
71
T
3
Casey Ott
72
T
3
Christine Wang
72
AJGA Junior at Yolo Fliers
Boys
Total
1
Guangshi Chen
67
T
2
Trevor Gold
69
T
2
Kevin Geniza
69
T
2
Sanghyun Choi
69
T
2
Nick Swanson
69
T
2
David Laskin
69
Girls
Total
1
Xinying Wang
72
2
Naomi Ko
73
3
Mikayla Fitzpatrick
74
Junior All-Star at Aliante
Boys
Total
1
Joseph Burlison
69
T
2
Derrick Liu
70
T
2
Patrick McNary
70
T
2
Derek Kim
70
T
2
Austin Murphy
70
T
2
Alejandro De Zavala
70
Girls
Total
1
Karah Sanford
68
2
Kailie Vongsaga
70
T
3
Angela Bagasbas
72
T
3
Brianna Navarrosa
72
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