Ryan Moore of Puyallup, Wash., defeated Luke List of Ringgold, Ga., both AJGA alums, 2 up Sunday to capture the U.S. Amateur Championship at Winged Foot Golf Club in Mamaroneck, N.Y.
List, a Rolex Junior All-American in 2002 and 2003, never trailed during the first 34 holes of the the 36-hole final, at one point leading Moore 4 up. Moore overcame List by winning the last four holes, three of them with birdies to cap an incredible summer of success.
In addition to his win at the U.S. Amateur, Moore has won the 2004 NCAA Division I championship, the U.S. Amateur Public Links and the Western Amateur.
Moore won the the Thunderbird International Junior in 2001 and was a Rolex Junior All-American from 1999-2001.
AJGA alum Stewart Cink captured his second title of 2004 with a win at the World Golf Championships-NEC Invitational. On the LPGA Tour, Rolex Junior Player of the Year Paula Creamer of Pleasanton, Calif., finished 18th at the Wendy's Championship for Children.