Brandon Christianson, Valencia, Calif.
Brandon, 13, a 0.6 handicapper, won his Toyota Skills Challenge regional qualifier for the second year in a row, topping 705 players aged six to 90. Brandon, who has made six holes in one, had a record-tying score of 10 in the event, which awards scores of one to six in eight disciplines.
Christi Cano, San Antonio
Christi, a senior at Edison High, won her second straight state title with a Class 4A-record five-under-par 137 at Austin's Roy Kizer Golf Course. Cano had set the all-class mark in '98, when Edison competed in Class 5A, with a 134 at Roy Kizer. She will enroll at Oklahoma State in the fall.
Jim Lipe, Shreveport, La.
Lipe, 52, a senior associate at Nicklaus Design, won the Louisiana Senior Amateur by two shots over Todd Lusk, 56, a three-time winner. Lipe has designed more than 125 courses, including Cabo del Sol in Mexico and Montreux Golf and Country Club, host of the PGA Tour's newest event, the Reno-Tahoe Open.