Jonathan Byrd, Columbia, S.C.
In a three-week stretch, Byrd, a senior at Clemson, won the Northeast Amateur at Wannamoisett Country Club in Rumford, R.I., and all four of his matches at the Palmer Cup in Chattanooga. There he led a team of U.S. collegians to a 17�-6� victory over players from Great Britain and Ireland.
Pete Nilles, Pacific Grove, Calif.
Nilles, 51, won the Northern California PGA Senior Match Play and five days later qualified for the U.S. Senior Open. An assistant pro at Salinas Fairways Golf Course, Nilles beat Craig Elliott 3 and I to win the match play, and he shot a two-under 69 to earn his Open spot at the sectional qualifier.
Ron Won, Irvine, Calif.
Won, 18, broke Tiger Woods's and Charley Hoffman's tournament record while winning the Southern California high school title last month. Won's six-under 66 at the SCGA Members' Club in Murrieta bettered the old mark by a stroke. Won, who will play at Stanford, won the title by three shots.