Results from the Under ArmourVicky Hurst Championship

By Ajga StaffMay 12, 2010, 5:19 pm
Boys Division
Rank
Name
Class
Hometown
Score
 
1 * Wyndham Clark
2012
Greenwood Village, Colo. 75-65--140
 
2 Devon Purser
2011
Clearfield, Utah 72-68--140
 
3 Patrick Sanchez
2012
Mazatlan, Sinaloa, Mexico 74-69--143
T
4 Jake Knapp
2012
Costa Mesa, Calif. 71-73--144
 
4 Henry Todd
2011
Trophy Club, Texas 72-72--144
 
4 Alex McMahon
2011
Oro Valley, Ariz. 74-70--144
 
4 Neil Evans
2011
Phoenix, Ariz. 70-74--144
T
8 David Lowe
2011
Scottsdale, Ariz. 74-71--145
 
8 Austin Quick
2011
Scottsdale, Ariz. 72-73--145
 
8 Cameron Palmer
2011
Gilbert, Ariz. 71-74--145
 
8 Zachary Wright
2012
Phoenix, Ariz. 72-73--145
 
8 Josh Lee
2013
Orange Park, Fla. 71-74--145
 
13 Peter Sterner
2011
Sarasota, Fla. 73-73--146
T
14 Matt McClure
2011
Tucson, Ariz. 72-75--147
 
14 Ben Warnquist
2011
Rockville, Md. 73-74--147
 
14 Jordan Lee
2010
Tarzana, Calif. 71-76--147
T
17 Christopher Petefish
2014
Scottsdale, Ariz. 74-74--148
 
17 Charlie Kern
2011
Mercer Island, Wash. 75-73--148
 
19 Brian Campbell
2011
Irvine, Calif. 74-75--149
T
20 Andrew Cornella
2011
Colorado Springs, Colo. 75-75--150
 
20 Caston Roberts
2011
Gilbert, Ariz. 78-72--150
 
22 Zak Griffiths
2011
Red Deer, Alberta 77-74--151
T
23 Peter Kyo Won Koo
2014
Chandler, Ariz. 76-76--152
 
23 Sulman Raza
2012
Eugene, Ore. 75-77--152
 
23 Miguel Solorzano Amaya
2011
Hilton Head Island, S.C. 77-75--152
 
23 Jason Chen
2013
Brea, Calif. 76-76--152
T
27 Brian Bullington
2011
Frankfort, Ill. 79-74--153
 
27 Ajay Wilson
2012
Queen Creek, Ariz. 75-78--153
 
27 McCoy Willey
2011
St. George, Utah 78-75--153
 
27 Trey Valentine
2011
Melbourne, Fla. 75-78--153
 
27 Shuai Wu
2011
Cherry Valley, Calif. 75-78--153
T
32 Daniel Chian
2012
Covina, Calif. 80-74--154
 
32 Brett Wilson
2012
Mesa, Ariz. 78-76--154
 
32 Jordan Lowery
2010
Gilbert, Ariz. 77-77--154
 
32 Kolton Lapa
2012
Mesa, Ariz. 76-78--154
T
36 C. Taylor Patridge
2011
San Diego, Calif. 75-80--155
 
36 Austin Powell
2011
Jupiter, Fla. 78-77--155
 
36 Preston Standley
2012
Plano, Texas 77-78--155
T
39 Andrew Cho
2012
La Crescenta, Calif. 76-81--157
 
39 Jens Talbert
2011
Little Rock, Ark. 80-77--157
T
41 Charlie Durman
2011
Hilton Head, S.C. 83-75--158
 
41 Michael Decker
2013
Pebble Beach, Calif. 76-82--158
 
43 Michael Chen
2011
Bradenton, Fla. 77-82--159
T
44 Zi Ting Wang
2010
Davenport, Fla. 77-83--160
 
44 Nicholas Torrance
2010
East Lyme, Conn. 81-79--160
 
46 Trey Kaahanui
2012
Tempe, Ariz. 80-83--163
 
47 Jay Lim
2011
La Canada, Calif. 81-84--165
T
48 Eric Coatney
2011
Tulsa, Okla. 83-83--166
 
48 Randy Ross
2014
Phoenix, Ariz. 81-85--166
 
50 Austin Roberts
2011
Carmichael, Calif. 83-89--172
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Dylan Healey
2012
Franklin, Tenn.
74-DQ 6-6d
 * Won via sudden-death playoff
     
Girls Division
Rank
Name
Class
Hometown
Score
 
1 Emily Tubert
2010
Burbank, Calif. 71-69--140
 
2 Lindsey Weaver
2012
Scottsdale, Ariz. 71-70--141
 
3 Kaira Martin
2011
Paradise Valley, Ariz. 70-72--142
 
4 Kyung Kim
2012
Chandler, Ariz. 75-68--143
 
5 Anne Cheng
2013
Torrance, Calif. 72-73--145
T
6 Jenny Hahn
2012
Henderson, Nev. 72-75--147
 
6 Jessica Vasilic
2013
Anaheim Hills, Calif. 71-76--147
 
6 Vivian Hsuan Chen
2013
Bradenton, Fla. 77-70--147
T
9 Aurora Kan
2011
Boothwyn, Pa. 71-78--149
 
9 Mikayla Harmon
2013
Gilbert, Ariz. 75-74--149
 
9 Lauren Diaz-Yi
2013
Thousand Oaks, Calif. 75-74--149
T
12 Dana Finkelstein
2011
Chandler, Ariz. 75-76--151
 
12 Anna Kim
2012
Chandler, Ariz. 76-75--151
 
12 Paige Spiranac
2011
Monument, Colo. 74-77--151
T
15 Alexandra Kaui
2013
Henderson, Nev. 74-78--152
 
15 Minjia Luo
2013
San Diego, Calif. 75-77--152
 
17 Samantha Postillion
2010
Scottsdale, Ariz. 77-77--154
 
18 Elisabeth Bernabe
2013
Anaheim Hills, Calif. 76-79--155
 
19 Courtney Ferguson
2011
Houston, Texas 76-80--156
T
20 Yang Yue Hill
2012
Palm Desert, Calif. 80-77--157
 
20 Alexandra White
2013
Honolulu, Hawaii 77-80--157
 
22 Sun Gyoung Park
2010
Vail, Ariz. 83-75--158
 
23 Victoria Nguyen
2011
Santa Ana, Calif. 79-80--159
T
24 Blair Lewis
2011
La Mesa, Calif. 76-84--160
 
24 Marguerite Swearingen
2011
Livermore, Calif. 79-81--160
 
24 Amy Alston
2011
Mission Viejo, Calif. 76-84--160
 
27 Daffodil Sanchez
2011
Mesa , Ariz. 81-83--164
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Minjee Lee co-leads Walmart NW Arkansas Championship

By Associated PressJune 24, 2018, 12:25 am

ROGERS, Ark. - Minjee Lee wasn't all that concerned when she missed her first cut of the year this month at the ShopRite LPGA Classic.

The ninth-ranked Australian has certainly looked at ease and back in form at Pinnacle Country Club in her first event since then.

Lee and Japan's Nasa Hataoka each shot 6-under 65 on Saturday to share the second-round lead in the NW Arkansas Championship 13-under 129. Lee is chasing her fifth victory since turning pro three years ago. It's also an opportunity to put any lingering frustration over that missed cut two weeks ago behind her for good.

''I didn't particularly hit it bad, even though I missed the cut at ShopRite, I just didn't really hole any putts,'' Lee said. ''I'd been hitting it pretty solid going into that tournament and even into this tournament, too. Just to see a couple putts roll in has been nice.''

The 22-year-old Lee needed only 24 putts during her opening 64 on Friday, helping her to match the low round of her career. Despite needing 28 putts Saturday, she still briefly took the outright lead after reaching as low as 14 under after a birdie on the par-5 seventh.


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Lee missed the green on the par-4 ninth soon thereafter to lead to her only bogey of the day and a tie with the 19-year-old Hataoka, who is in pursuit of her first career win.

Hataoka birdied six of eight holes midway through her bogey-free round on Saturday. It was yet another stellar performance from the Japanese teenager, who has finished in the top 10 in four of her last five tournaments and will be a part of Sunday's final pairing.

''I try to make birdies and try to be under par, that's really the key for me to get a top ten,'' Hataoka said. ''Golf is just trying to be in the top 10 every single week, so that's the key.''

Third-ranked Lexi Thompson matched the low round of the day with a 64 to get to 11 under. She hit 17 of 18 fairways and shot a 5-under 30 on her opening nine, The American is in search of her first win since September in the Indy Women in Tech Championship.

Ariya Jutanugarn and Celine Boutier were 10 under.

First-round leader Gaby Lopez followed her opening 63 with a 75 to drop to 4 under. Fellow former Arkansas star Stacy Lewis also was 4 under after a 72.

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Henley will try to put heat on Casey in final round

By Will GrayJune 23, 2018, 11:55 pm

CROMWELL, Conn. – While it will be a tall task for anyone to catch Paul Casey at the Travelers Championship, the man who will start the round most within reach of the Englishman is Russell Henley.

Henley was in the penultimate group at TPC River Highlands on Saturday, but he’ll now anchor things during the final round as he looks to overcome a four-shot deficit behind Casey. After a 3-under 67, Henley sits at 12 under through 54 holes and one shot clear of the three players tied for third.

Henley closed his third round with a run of five straight pars, then became the beneficiary of a pair of late bogeys from Brian Harman that left Henley alone in second place.


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“Could have made a couple more putts, but to end with two up-and-downs like that was nice,” Henley said. “I felt a little bit weird over the shots coming in, put me in some bad spots. But it was nice to have the short game to back me up.”

Henley has won three times on Tour, most recently at the 2017 Houston Open, and he cracked the top 25 at both the Masters and U.S. Open. But with Casey riding a wave of confidence and coming off an 8-under 62 that marked the best round of the week, he knows he’ll have his work cut out for him in order to nab trophy No. 4.

“I think I can shoot a low number on this course. You’ve got to make the putts,” Henley said. “I’m definitely hitting it well enough, and if I can get a couple putts to fall, that would be good. But I can’t control what he’s doing. I can just try to keep playing solid.”

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Back from back injury, Casey eyeing another win

By Will GrayJune 23, 2018, 11:36 pm

CROMWELL, Conn. – Given his four-shot cushion at the Travelers Championship and his recent victory at the Valspar Championship, it’s easy to forget that Paul Casey hit the disabled list in between.

Casey had to withdraw from The Players Championship because of a bad back, becoming the only player in the top 50 in the world rankings to miss the PGA Tour’s flagship event. He flew back to England to get treatment, and Casey admitted that his T-20 finish at last month’s BMW PGA Championship came while he was still on the mend.

“I wasn’t 100 percent fit with the back injury, which was L-4, L-5, S-1 (vertebrae) all out of place,” Casey said. “Big inflammation, nerve pain down the leg and up the back. I didn’t know what was going on.”


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Thanks in large part to a combination of MRIs, back adjustments and anti-inflammatories, Casey finally turned the corner. His T-16 finish at last week’s U.S. Open was the first event for which he felt fully healthy since before the Players, and he’s on the cusp of a second title since March after successfully battling through the injury.

“We thought we were fixing it, but we weren’t. We were kind of hitting the effects rather than the cause,” Casey said. “Eventually we figured out the cause, which was structural.”

Casey started the third round at TPC River Highlands two shots off the lead, but he’s now four clear of Russell Henley after firing an 8-under 62 that marked the low round of the week.

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Bubba thinks he'll need a Sunday 60 to scare Casey

By Will GrayJune 23, 2018, 11:15 pm

CROMWELL, Conn. – Perhaps moreso than at most PGA Tour venues, a low score is never really out of reach at TPC River Highlands. Positioned as a welcome change of pace after the U.S. Open, the Travelers Championship offers a lush layout that often pushes the balance much closer to reward than risk.

This is where Jim Furyk shot a 58 on the par-70 layout two years ago – and he didn’t even win that week. So even though Paul Casey enters the final round with a commanding four-shot lead, there’s still plenty of hope for the chase pack that something special could be in store.

Count Bubba Watson among the group who still believe the title is up for grabs – even if it might require a Herculean effort, even by his standards.


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Watson has won the Travelers twice, including in a 2015 playoff over Casey. But starting the final round in a large tie for sixth at 10 under, six shots behind Casey, he estimates that he’ll need to flirt with golf’s magic number to give the Englishman something to worry about.

“My 7 under yesterday, I need to do better than that. I’m going to have to get to like 10 [under],” Watson said. “The only beauty is, getting out in front, you have a chance to put a number up and maybe scare them. But to scare them, you’re going to have to shoot 10 under at worst, where I’m at anyway.”

Watson started the third round three shots off the lead, and he made an early move with birdies on Nos. 1 and 2 en route to an outward 32. The southpaw couldn’t sustain that momentum, as bogeys on Nos. 16 and 17 turned a potential 65 into a relatively disappointing 67.

“Bad decision on the par-3, and then a very tough tee shot for me on 17, and it just creeped into the bunker,” Watson said. “Just, that’s golf. You have mistakes every once in a while.”