Newsmakers: August 6, 2007

Amateur Round-up

Jamie Lovemark will play in his first Walker Cup.

The 2007 U.S. Walker Cup team has been announced. Chris Kirk, Billy Horschel, Trip Kuehne, Colt Knost, Jamie Lovemark, Webb Simpson, Dustin Johnson and Jonathon Moore will represent the U.S. at this year's Walker Cup, which will be played Sept. 8-9 at Royal County Down in Newcastle, Ireland. The remaining two spots on the team will be picked after the U.S. Amateur, which will be held Aug. 20-26.

Jhared Hack won the Western Amateur, defeating Alex Prugh 1 up. The 17-year-old, who will play for the University of Central Florida in the fall, became the second-youngest player to win in the tournament's 105-year history.

Stephanie Sherlock won the Canadian Women's Amateur, firing a 1-over-par 289 for the tournament.

Professional Round-up

Tiger Woods captured the WGC Bridgestone Invitational by eight strokes after carding an 8-under-par 272 tournament total. It is his third consecutive victory at this tournament and sixth in eight tries.

Lorena Ochoa won the Women's British Open, her first major title. Ochoa shot a 5-under-par 287 tournament total, good for a four-stroke victory over Jee Young Lee and Maria Hjorth.

Steve Flesch captured his third PGA TOUR title, firing an even-par 72 during the final round at the Reno-Tahoe Open. His 15-under-par 273 tournament total gave him a five-stroke victory over Charles Warren and Kevin Stadler.

 

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Total
T
1
Thomas Sullinger
72
T
1
Chase Lakari
72
T
3
Kevin Wahle
74
T
3
Ryan Dougherty
74
T
3
Tejas Sinha
74
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Total
1
Olivia Reed
81
T
2
Maria Connelly
82
T
2
Samantha Kellstrom
82
T
2
Madison Tran
82
T
2
Tabytha Robinson
82
AJGA Junior at The Legends presented by Plaza Motors
Boys
Total
1
Matthew Liston
67
2
Griffin Agent
71
T
3
Tanner Owens
72
T
3
Ashkaan Hakim
72
T
3
Varun Chopra
72
T
3
Alex Bassetto
72
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Total
T
1
Shannon Brooks
72
T
1
Maddie Rose Hamilton
72
T
3
Allyson Geer
74
T
3
Kailie Vongsaga
74
T
3
Micheala Williams
74
Junior All-Star at Forsgate
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Total
T
1
Brandon Hoff
70
T
1
Sam Jung
70
T
3
Ethan Ng
71
T
3
Jay Kirchdorfer
71
T
3
Amadeo Figus
71
T
3
Kyle Tillinghast
71
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Total
1
Lauren Peter
72
T
2
Mallory Lovell
73
T
2
Yoonju Shin
73
Preseason Junior at Chesapeake Bay presented by Golf Performance Center
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Total
T
1
Milan Matneja
72
T
1
Brady Pevarnik
72
T
3
Ryan Lee
73
T
3
Shiryu (Leo) Oyo
73
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Total
1
Lauren Muhlbauer
78
2
Lauren Freyvogel
79
3
Carolyn Wang
80
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