Newsmakers: May 21, 2008
 

Newsmakers: May 21, 2008

College Roundup

The NCAA Division II Women’s Championship finished with an AJGA alumna capturing the individual title. Joanna Coe of Rollins College won the individual championship with a 1-under-par 287, beating Florida Southern’s Heather Burgner by four shots and breaking the four-round championship scoring record by five shots. Coe and Rollins College also broke school records, both in the individual and team competitions.

Coe’s impressive performance at the NCAA Division II Women’s Championship is representative of her notable performances with the AJGA. Coe ended her AJGA career with five top-15 finishes.

Sandra Changkija, another AJGA alumna, also had an impressive showing in the individual competition, tying for ninth place.

Professional Roundup

AJGA alumna Lorena Ochoa pulled out an impressive win in the Sybase Classic presented by ShopRite. After a two-tournament drought, Ochoa returned to her winning ways. This tournament pushed Ochoa into new territory, as she is the fastest player on the LPGA Tour to break the $12 million mark.

Ryuji Imada claimed his first PGA TOUR victory Sunday, beating Kenny Perry in a playoff at the AT&T Classic, one year after losing in a playoff at the same event. Imada, who was the 1995 Rolex Junior Player of the Year, secured his ticket to next year’s Masters with the victory.

 

 

 

 

 
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Preseason Junior at Fieldstone
Boys
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
Girls
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
Boys
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
Girls
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
Boys
Total
T
1
Milan Matneja
72
T
1
Brady Pevarnik
72
T
3
Ryan Lee
73
T
3
Shiryu (Leo) Oyo
73
Girls
Total
1
Lauren Muhlbauer
78
2
Lauren Freyvogel
79
3
Carolyn Wang
80
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