Newsmakers (Sept. 27): Creamer Shines in Q-School First Round

Paula Creamer of Pleasanton, Calif., tied for fifth at the LPGA Sectional Qualifying Tournament at Mission Hills Country Club in Rancho Mirage, Calif. Creamer fired rounds of 67-77-67-73--284 to finish at 4-under-par, two shots off the pace. The top-30 finishers and ties advanced to the LPGA Tour's Final Qualifying Tournament at LPGA International's Legends Course in Daytona Beach, Fla., to be held Dec. 1-5.

AJGA alum Christina Kim captured her first LPGA title at the Longs Drugs Challenge with a one-stroke victory over Karrie Webb. Kim played in the Polo Golf Junior Classic in 2000 and 2001.