Newsmakers: October 30, 2006

College Round-up

Brian Harman of Georgia took home the title at last week's Isleworth - UCF Collegiate Invitational. His even-par 216 tournament total bested the field by one shot. Florida's Billy Horschel and Wake Forest's Dustin Groves both shot 1-over-par for the event to tie for second. Texas took home the team title. They were led by Matt Bortis who finished in a tie for fourth with a 2-over-par 218.

USC freshman Jamie Lovemark won his first event of the season at the Big Ten/Pac-10 Challenge. The only player to shoot under par during the event, Lovemark's 4-under-par 209 bested the rest by eight strokes. UCLA's Daniel Im finished second at 4-over-par and helped lead his team to top honors.

Marisa Milligan of Auburn shot a 1-over par at The Derby last week and earned medalist honors. She also helped lead the team to top honors with the help of teammate's Nicole Hage and Margaret Shirley who finished tied for second and tied for fourth, respectively. Tied with Hage was Lauren Hunt of North Carolina and tied for fourth was Rebeccan Kuhn of LSU.

Other Alumni in Men's College Golf...

Ben Spitz of Rhode Island finished first at the 72nd Annual NEIGA Championship. He helped lead his team to top honors...Keegan Bradley of St. John's University, Peter O'Keeffe of Southeast Louisiana and Robert Gwin of Sam Houston State tied for medalist honors at the UTSA Invitational last week. Southeast Louisiana took home team honors...Charlie Beljan of New Mexico shot a 2-over-par last week at The Club Glove Intercollegiate to take home individual honors. Lamar University took home team honors...Zack Sucher of UAB won in a playoff over Nevada's Taylore Coffman at the Barona Collegiate Cup. UAB took home team medalist honors...Mitch Cohlmia and Nicolas Geyger both of Tulsa shared medalist honors at the Landfall Tradition last week. Their matching 1-under-pars helped lead Tulsa to team honors.

Other Alumni in Women's College Golf...

Birmingham Southern's Sara Hunt tied for medalist honors at the Lady Pirate Invitational last week. Her even-par 216 tournament total helped lead her team to top team honors...Texas A&M - Corpus Christi's Mary Betancourt won in a playoff over Hilary Zeigler of Lamar. Sam Houston State took home top team honors led by Stefani Page who finished tied for third...Lacey Jones of SMU finished first at the Kent Youel Invitational. The University of San Francisco finished first led by freshman Christina Stockton who finished tied for fifth...Sara Brown of Michigan State placed first at the Landfall Tradition. Jennie Arsenault's tie for sixth led Virginia to top team honors.

Professional Round-up

Bryce Molder won his first Nationwide event of the season at Miccosukee Championship last weekend. After shooting a 14-under-par 270 for the tournament, Molder took home the prize by two shots.