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  • The USA won its second consecutive Copa de las Americas overall championship Saturday with a 12-stroke victory over host Argentina at Olivos Golf Club.

  • The U.S. Golf Association has announced a change to the qualifying process for the U.S. Womens Open.

  • James F. Vernon has been elected to serve a second one-year term as president of the U.S. Golf Association. The election took place Saturday at the USGAs Annual Meeting in Newport Beach, Calif.

  • Joan Higgins defeated Lynn Simmons, 1 up, Thursday to become the oldest winner of the U.S. Womens Mid-Amateur Championship.

  • Joan Higgins and Lynn Simmons each won two matches to advance to Thursdays scheduled 18-hole final of the 2008 U.S. Womens Mid-Amateur Championship.

  • In a day of upsets, stroke-play medalist Wendi Patterson-Golden and two-time defending champion Meghan Bolger were eliminated.

  • Medalist Wendi Patterson-Golden of Bradenton, Fla., and 2006 and 2007 champion Meghan Bolger of Oakland Park, Fla., each won easily Monday in the first round of match play at the 2008 U.S. Womens Mid-Amateur Championship at Barton Hills Country Club.

  • Top-ranked amateur Danny Lee, 18, of New Zealand, continued his impressive summer hot streak by defeating Wichita States Connor McHenry.

  • Robbie Fillmore, 22, of Provo, Utah, shot a 5-under-par 65 to win medalist honors on the second day of stroke play at the U.S. Amateur

  • This isnt how Danny Lee expected to prepare for the U.S. Amateur'not that hes complaining.