Chip Carter, Dallas
Carter, 33, an insurance agent, shot a three-under 210 for victory in the Texas Golf Association Amateur Championship at Lakewood Country Club in Dallas. Carter finished a shot ahead of John Gough of Heath. In April, Carter and David Pettle of Dallas teamed to win the prestigious Azalea Invitational in Tyler, Texas.
Meaghan Francella, Port Chester, N.Y.
Meaghan, 18, was victorious at the AJGA Izzo Junior, shooting an eight-over 224 to beat Christy Larimore of Severna Park, Md., by five strokes. The two-time defending New York State Girls' Junior champ, Meaghan grabbed the 1999 Metropolitan and Westchester girls' titles. She plans to attend the University of Memphis on a golf scholarship.
Pete Wojtowicz, Greenwood, Ind.
Wojtowicz, 40, the owner of three McDonald's restaurants, became the first amateur to win the 20-year-old Indianapolis Open. He shot a six-under 134 at Highland Golf and Country Club and finished two strokes ahead of Kyle Marsh, the assistant pro at Highland. Wojtowicz also prevailed at the Bonita Bay Invitational in Naples, Fla., in 1999 and '00.