Tim Donovan, Cincinnati
Donovan, a senior at Xavier, won the Atlantic 10 championship by nine strokes over runner-up Michael Sims of Rhode Island. Donovan's conference-record 19-under 197 at Penn National Golf Club in Fayetteville, Pa., highlighted by a 64 in the second round, helped the Musketeers gain a berth in the NCAA Championships for the first time.
Maria Bod�n, Harnosand, Sweden
Bod�n, a senior at Oklahoma State, sank a 20-foot putt for birdie on the first playoff hole to beat Amelia Moses of Missouri and Oklahoma's Lisa Meldrum and take the Big 12 championship. Bod�n, who was also the tournament's medalist as a sophomore, led the Cowgirls to their second conference title in three years.
Steve Wright, Lauringburg, N.C.
Wright, 52, a controller for a box company, shot a three-under-par 213 at River Landing Golf Course in Wallace to win his second North Carolina Mid-Amateur title, by a stroke over Mitch Adams, the defending champion. Wright teamed with Bill Boles to take the state Four-Ball in 1998, and he won the Amateur in '97.