Newsmakers: April 24, 2007

Junior Round-up

Peter Uihlein of Bradenton, Fla., won the Terra Cotta Invitational by eight strokes, finishing with an 11-under-par 205. Uihlein was the only player to break par in all three rounds, firing 67-71-67.

College Round-up

Virginia Tech and Georgia Tech tied for the team title at the ACC Championship. It is the first conference title for the Hokies and the second consecutive shared title for Georgia Tech, who tied with North Carolina last year.

Tennessee shot 29-over-par 869 to claim its first SEC title in 17 years. Auburn's Patton Kizzire won individual honors with a 1-over-par 211.

BYU dominated the PING Golf Cougar Classic with a team total 32-under-par 832, giving the Cougars a 15-stroke margin of victory. BYU was led by Daniel Summerhays, who captured medalist honors with an 11-under-par 205.

Michigan State dominated the Fossum by Red Cedar Lodge on its home course, winning by 14 strokes with a 23-under-par 841. The Spartans were led by Jack Newman, who won the individual portion with a 10-under-par 206.

The Georgia women's team won the SEC Championship with a 1-over-par 865. The Bulldogs were led by Taylor Leon, who captured the individual title with an 8-under-par 208.

Texas A&M rallied to take the team title at the Big 12 Championship, finishing five shots ahead of Oklahoma State with a 47-over-par 911. Kansas' Amanda Costnertook home medalist honors after shooting a 5-over-par 221.

More men's conference championships...
Pennsylvania won the Ivy League Championship with a team total 52-over-par 904, while Columbia's Chris Condella claimed the individual title with a 7-over-par 220...Bucknell took first place in the Patriot League Championship, and Holy Cross' Matt Czarnecki took medalist honors with a 2-over-par 212...Coastal Carolina claimed top honors in the Big South Conference Championship and was led by Dustin Johnson, who won the individual title with a 12-under-par 204...Brian Lockeof Loyola Marymount took medalist honors at the West Coast Conference Championship with a 1-under-par 215, while Pepperdine captured the team title with a 29-over-par 893.

More women's conference championships...
Columbia's Sara Ovadia, who won the individual portion of the Ivy League Championship with a 10-over-par 226, also led the Lions to the team title...UNC-Wilmington won the team title at the Colonial Athletic Association Championship and Ashley Tait took medalist honors...Pepperdine's Mi Sun Cho, who took medalist honors with a 6-over-par 222, led her team to victory at the West Coast Conference Championship.

Professional Round-up

Nick Watney won the PGA TOUR's Zurich Classic with a 15-under-par 273. It is the first PGA TOUR victory for Watney, who is now in his third year on the tour.