After the first round at the 38th Junior PGA Championship at Trump National GC in Washington, D.C., the current standings of the three New England PGA representatives are as follows: Megan Khang is tied for 3rd place at -1 under par with a first round score of 70, followed by Elizabeth Gudas who is T74 at 15 over par (86) and John Lazor is T66 at 7 over par (78). We are proud of our players and wish them luck in round two!! keep up the good work!
About the Jr. PGA Championship
One of golf’s major championships for juniors, the Junior PGA Championship is where the best in the world get their start. Begun in 1976, the Championship has been a popular stop on the national junior circuit for many of today’s PGA and LPGA touring professionals.
Each year the field includes past winners of the Championship, PGA Junior Series event champions, PGA Section winners, many of Polo Golf and Golfweek’s top-ranked players, and selected national junior tournament winners.
Golf Channel will present a one-hour highlight show of the Championship, with the initial airing on Thursday, Sept. 5 at 7:30 p.m. ET.
LAZOR, GUDAS CAPTURE 2013 NEW ENGLAND JUNIOR PGA CHAMPIONSHIP
John Lazor of Westwood, MA and Elizabeth Gudas of Osterville, MA won the 2013 New England Junior PGA Championship presented by Under Armour and Hotel Fitness Monday-Tuesday, July 8-9, 2013 at Marlborough Country Club in Marlborough, MA.
By winning the boys’ and girls’ divisions respectively, Lazor and Gudas qualified for the 38th Junior PGA Championship presented by Under Armour and Hotel Fitness, July 30-Aug. 2, 2013, at Trump National Golf Club – Washington D.C. in Potomac Falls, Va. Lazor, 17, posted a final-round 73 for a two-day total of 145 and a 1-stroke victory over Jake Shuman of Needham, MA. Gudas, 18, had a final-round 77 for a two-day total of 150 and a 1-stroke victory over Julia Ford of Shrewsbury, MA.
The Junior PGA Championship, Presented by Under Armour and Hotel Fitness, is open to one boy and one girl champion from each of the 41 PGA Sections, winners of the nine PGA Junior Series events and a few other national junior tournaments conducted throughout the year and special invitees who have yet not reached their 19th birthdays as of the final round of the championship.