SCHENECTADY - Arthur Griffin of Lake Placid and Jenny Buchanan of Loudonville won the 2014 Northeastern New York Section PGA Junior Championship presented by Under Armour and Genesis Networks Saturday, June 28, at the Town of Colonie Golf Course in Schenectady,
Griffin and Buchanan both qualified for the 39th Junior PGA Championship presented by Under Armour and Genesis Networks, July 29-Aug. 1, 2014, at Miramont Country Club in Bryan/College Station, Texas.
Griffin, 18, posted a final-round score of one under par 71 for a two-day total of two under par 142 and a six-stroke victory over Christopher Thompson of Saratoga Springs. Buchanan, 17, had a final-round score of three over par 75 for a two-day total of seven over par 149 and a six stroke-stroke victory over Camille Gollety of Clifton Park. Brushton-Moira senior Devin Delisle placed third to Griffin with a 79-71 150 for third place two ahead of Peru’s Jordan Guay.
The Junior PGA Championship is open to champion s from each of the 41 PGA Sections, champions of the eight PGA Junior Series events, select national junior tournaments conducted throughout the year and special invitees who have yet not reached the age of 19.