Sunday, August 19, 2012

Paola Moreno

Paola Moreno is the winner of the Symetra Tour's Eagle Classic. Paola finished at 9-under 207, one stroke ahead of runner-up Jenny Gleason, shooting 66-69 on the weeken to earn the win.

The tournament was Moreno's eighth start of 2012 on the Symetra (formerly known as the Futures Tour), and now she has four Top 10 finishes in those eight starts.

Paola is from Colombia and played college golf at Southern Cal. While there, she was a first-team All-America selection in 2007, and won the individual championship at the PAC-10 conference tournament in 2008.

Paola has one previous win on the Futures Tour, at the 2010 Texas Hill Country Classic.

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Monday, August 13, 2012

So Yeon Ryu

So Yeon Ryu is the 2012 winner of the Jamie Farr Toledo Classic, running away with the title. She shot 62 in the final round, which it turns out ties the all-time LPGA Tour record for lowest final round by a tournament winner. That's good stuff!

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Sunday, August 05, 2012

Jaclyn Sweeney

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Jaclyn Sweeney is a first-time winner on the Symetra Tour (LPGA Futures Tour). Sweeney claimed the trophy at the Credit Union Challenge in Albany, NY, carding rounds of 68, 67 and 68. She won by one stroke.

Sweeney is a rookie on the Futures Tour, and she was already off to a good start this year with two Top 10s in eight Futures Tour starts. Her best finish in 2012 prior to this win was a seventh-place showing in her first first Futures Tour event of the year.

Sweeney turned pro after playing collegiately first at Oklahoma State, and then Arizona State. She was part of the ASU national championship team in 2009.

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