Newsmakers: January 22, 2008
 

Newsmakers: January 22, 2008

Junior Round-up


Alexis Thompson

Isabelle Lendl of Bradenton, Fla., started 2008 off with a bang as she won the Ione D. Jones/Doherty Championship, defeating Curtis Cup team member Meghan Bolger, 1 up, January 19. The event was held at Coral Ridge Country Club in Fort Lauderdale, Fla.

A three-time Rolex Junior All-American, Lendl defeated sisters Marika and Daniela, both of Bradenton, on her way to victory. Daniela succumbed to Isabelle during the Round of 16, 4 and 2. Marika lost to Isabelle during the Semifinals, 4 and 2. Marika was the defending champion of this event.

Alexis Thompson of Coral Springs, Fla., took home medalist honors during the stroke play portion of the Ione D. Jones/Doherty Championship after shooting a 68.

Professional Round-up

AJGA alumnae Jennifer Rosales and Dorothy Delasin were victorious at the Women’s World Cup of Golf, January 20 at the Gary Player Country Club in Sun City, South Africa.

The PGA TOUR’s Bob Hope Chrysler Classic was an exciting tournament won by AJGA alumnus D.J. Trahan. It was Trahan’s second PGA TOUR victory. He overcame a four-shot deficit to defeat fellow former AJGA player Justin Leonard.

 

 

 

 

 

 
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Weekly Results
Preseason Junior at Fieldstone
Boys
Total
1
Thomas Sullinger
145
T
2
Chase Lakari
149
T
2
Jack Kunkel
149
Girls
Total
1
Tabytha Robinson
160
T
2
Samantha Kellstrom
161
T
2
Marissa Kirkwood
161
AJGA Junior at The Legends presented by Plaza Motors
Boys
Total
1
Matthew Liston
140
2
Varun Chopra
144
3
Pierce Aichinger
146
Girls
Total
1
Micheala Williams
147
2
Kailie Vongsaga
149
T
3
Madasyn Pettersen
150
T
3
Belinda Hu
150
T
3
Amy Matsuoka
150
Junior All-Star at Forsgate
Boys
Total
1
*Brandon Yoon
142
2
Joe Parrini
142
T
3
Ethan Ng
144
T
3
Alexander Yun
144
Girls
Total
1
Lauren Peter
144
2
Yoonju Shin
147
T
3
Mallory Lovell
148
T
3
Crystal Wang
148
Preseason Junior at Chesapeake Bay presented by Golf Performance Center
Boys
Total
1
Brady Pevarnik
147
T
2
Bruce Shober
148
T
2
Michael Sydnes
148
Girls
Total
1
Lauren Muhlbauer
154
2
Carolyn Wang
159
3
Lauren Freyvogel
161
* Won via sudden-death playoff
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