News for Friday, December 21, 2012


News 2012 December 21


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Hernandez wins South Beach International Am

Juan Pablo Hernandez of Mexico City, Mexico, won the South Beach International Amateur on Dec. 21, thanks in part to a final-round 3-under 68.

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Garber (No. 28, 2014) commits to Washington

Frank Garber, who is ranked No. 28 in the Class of 2014, has given a verbal commitment to play college golf at Washington.

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Berger claims 13-shot victory at Dixie Amateur

Daniel Berger of Jupiter, Fla., won the 82nd Dixie Amateur on Dec. 21, by 13 shots. Berger opened a nine-shot lead during the third round, and cruised to victory on Friday with his highest score of the week, a 2-under 70.

Inaugural Women's Porter Cup to take place in 2013

An inaugural Women’s Porter Cup Invitational will be held on June 12-14 at Niagara Falls Country Club in Lewiston, N.Y.

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Whisper Rock: Camaraderie, modesty make unbeatable pairing

Its name is fitting, because as it sits amid a string of gems in an endless sea of golden sand, praise has come its way in respectful tones. Hushed, not loud. Unpretentious, not bodacious. Dignified, not flamboyant. Whispers.

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Number Crunching 2012: Esther Choe

Who climbed and who dropped in 2012? Through Dec. 31, takes a look at players who made significant moves up or down in the Golfweek/Sagarin Performance Index this year.

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Top 10 female amateurs: No. 2 Ariya Jutanugarn

Golfweek will spend 10 days counting down the top amateur players of the past year. Who will be No. 1? Who else will make the list? Check back each day. Today: No. 2 Ariya Jutanugarn

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Top junior girls of 2012: No. 9 Moriya Jutanugarn

Golfweek lists its top 10 girls junior golfers of 2012. Today's installment is No. 9 Moriya Jutanugarn.