Newsmakers: September 24, 2007

Junior Round-up

Devin Miertschin of El Paso, Texas, won the Texas Cup Invitational with a 1-over-par 143. Cory Whitsett of Houston and Sumin Yu of Plano tied for second place after each firing a 2-over-par 144.

College Round-up

Charlotte captured the PING/Golfweek Preview with a 3-over-par 867. Oklahoma State's Rickie Fowler finished in fourth place in the individual portion with a 1-under-par 215.

Notre Dame posted a three-stroke victory at the Napa River Grill Cardinal Cup for its second consecutive victory to start the season. The Irish were led by freshman So-Hyun Park, who fired a 3-under-par 213. Teammate Lisa Maunu shot a 5-over-par 221.

South Alabama's Daniel Burns claimed the individual title at the South Alabama Jaguar Intercollegiate with a 13-under-par 203. Burns defeated Kent Bulle of Middle Tennessee State in a sudden-death playoff...Sophia Choi led Northern Arizona to the team title at the La Quinta Mountain Shootout. Choi also captured the individual title with a 7-over-par 151...Denver placed first at the Ron Moore Women's Intercollegiate, led by Stephanie Sherlock, who captured the individual title with a 3-under-par 213.

Professional Round-up

Ashleigh Simon, who won the 2006 Rolex Tournament of Champions, finished in a tie for second at the first stage of LPGA Sectional Qualifying. Simon shot a 1-under-par 287, as did Amie Cochran. Jennifer Ackerson, Emma Cabrera-Bello, Nicole Hage, Dana Je, Hannah Jun, Whitney Wade, May Wood all also advanced.