It’s been quite a week for Patrick Rodgers. First, he announced that he would forgo his senior season at Stanford and turn pro after the NCAA Championships. Now, he leads the prestigious Southern Highlands Collegiate Masters.
Greg Eason and Linnea Strom made the most significant jumps of the week in the latest World Amateur Golf Ranking, Eason winning the John Hayt Collegiate Invitational and Strom winning the Spanish Ladies Amateur.
The European team celebrates with the Solheim Cup in 2003. In back row, left to right: Iben Tinning, Sophie Gustafson, Carin Koch, team captain Catrin Nilsmark, Laura Davies, Suzann Pettersen, Patricia Meunier Lebouc, Ana-Belen Sanchez and Janice Moodie. Front row Mhairi McKay, Annika Sorenstam, Alison Nicholas, Elisabeth Esterl and Catriona Matthew.
Annika Sorenstam (L) of Stockholm, Sweden holds the Player of the Year trophy and Lorena Ochoa of Guadalajara, Mexico holds the Louise Suggs Trophy awarded to the rookie of the year on November 22, 2003 at the Trump International Golf Club in West Palm Beach, Florida.