Maria Garcia-Estrada, Tenerise, Spain
Garcia-Estrada, a freshman at Duke, got her first collegiate victory and became the third consecutive freshman to win the ACC title while leading the second-ranked and defending NCAA champion Blue Devils to their fifth straight conference title. Garcia-Estrada shot a one-under 215 to beat teammates Beth Bauer and Candy Hannemann by two strokes.
Stephen Reed, Houston
Stephen, 18, a senior at St. Thomas High, triumphed at the Texas Junior Classic in West Columbia to become the first person of color to win an American Junior Golf Association tournament since Tiger Woods in 1992. Stephen, who has a scholarship to play at Texas A&M, also won the Texas Christian Interscholastic League title for a third straight year.
Jayme Berkowitz, Brookings, Ore.
Jayme, a senior at Brookings-Harbor High who will play at Cal next season, set the 18-hole and back-nine scoring records at Bandon Dunes Golf Course with an eight-under-par 64 and nine-under 27, respectively, in a one-day high school tournament. In 1999 Jayme was the runner-up at the PGA Junior in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla.