John Benda, Phoenix
Benda, 53, a professional, recently won three events in four days on three mini-tours. He took one-day tournaments on the Arizona Senior Series, the Arizona pro tour and the Southwest tour. Benda, who was the director of the Asian tour from 1992 to '99, has finished first in 25 events on the three tours in eight months.
Michelle Simpson, New Smyrna Beach, Fla.
Simpson, 21, fired a course-record 69 at par-72 Timberton Golf Club during the first round of a wire-to-wire win at the Southern Mississippi Lady Eagle Invitational in Hattiesburg. A junior at Florida International, Simpson beat North Texas sophomore Randi Gauthier by a stroke for her third victory of the season.
Camilo Benedetti, Medell�n, Colombia
Benedetti, a junior at Florida, shot a tournament-record 14-under 196 in winning the SunTrust Gator Invitational at the University of Florida Golf Course. Benedetti, who led the Gators in scoring last season with a 73.06 average, defeated teammate Camilo Villegas, a freshman, and North Florida senior David Bennett by three strokes.