Ooltewah's Griffith wins TN Junior PGA Championship - WRCBtv.com | Chattanooga News, Weather & Sports

Ooltewah's Griffith wins TN Junior PGA Championship

Posted: Updated:

FRANKLIN, Tenn. (TPGA/WRCB) -- Ooltewah's Samantha Griffith won the 2013 Tennessee Junior PGA Championship presented by Under Armour and Hotel Fitness Tuesday at Brentwood Country Club.

The win qualifies the Owls' rising senior for the upcoming Junior PGA Championship, which will run July 30-August 2 at Trump National Golf Club near Washington, D.C.

Griffith shot a final-round 74 for a two-day total of 3-over 145 to beat Allyson Dunn (Kingsport) and Katie Story (Dickson) by four strokes.

Brentwood's Dawson Armstrong posted a final-round 67 for a two-day total of 137 to win the boys division by three strokes.

Chattanooga's Scott Stevens finished fourth, five shots back. Fellow Chattanoogan Patrick McDonald tied for ninth at 144.

The Junior PGA Championship has traditionally been a stepping-stone for many of today's PGA and LPGA Tour professionals as well as current collegiate stars. Past Junior PGA Championship competitors who have gone on to successful professional careers include: In-Bee Park, Jim Furyk, Luke Guthrie, Trevor Immelman, Cristie Kerr, Justin Leonard, Michelle McGann, Phil Mickelson, Grace Park, Dottie Pepper, Jordan Spieth, David Toms, Alexis Thompson. Michelle Wie and Tiger Woods.

  • Channel 3 Eyewitness SportsMore>>

  • Vols lose starting left tackle Gilliam to ACL injury

    Vols lose starting left tackle Gilliam to ACL injury

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 4:45 PM EDT2014-09-02 20:45:48 GMT
    Sports - Tennessee VolsSports - Tennessee Vols
    Tennessee offensive tackle Jacob Gilliam will miss the remainder of the season after tearing his anterior cruciate ligament Sunday in a 38-7 victory over Utah State.More
    Tennessee offensive tackle Jacob Gilliam will miss the remainder of the season after tearing his anterior cruciate ligament Sunday in a 38-7 victory over Utah State.More
  • Lady Mocs' 2014 hoops schedule highlighted by UT and Stanford at UTC

    Lady Mocs' 2014 hoops schedule highlighted by UT and Stanford at UTC

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 4:42 PM EDT2014-09-02 20:42:53 GMT
    The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga women's basketball schedule, the first compiled under second-year head coach Jim Foster, is now complete. It features three Top 10 teams from the 2013-14 season including two Final Four participants, three tournaments and a revamped Southern Conference slate.More
    The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga women's basketball schedule, the first compiled under second-year head coach Jim Foster, is now complete. It features three Top 10 teams from the 2013-14 season including two Final Four participants, three tournaments and a revamped Southern Conference slate.More
  • Vols' "3rd Down for What" is a hit inside Neyland Stadium

    Vols' "3rd Down for What" is a hit inside Neyland Stadium

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 12:00 AM EDT2014-09-02 04:00:16 GMT
    Sports - Tennessee VolsSports - Tennessee Vols
    If General Neyland were around today it's safe to say Lil Jon and "Turn Down for What" wouldn't be on his iPod, but you have to wonder if he'd be bobbing his head to the remix inside the stadium named after him. More
    If General Neyland were around today it's safe to say Lil Jon and "Turn Down for What" wouldn't be on his iPod, but you have to wonder if he'd be bobbing his head to the remix inside the stadium named after him. More
Powered by WorldNow
Can't find what you're looking for?

WRCB-TV
900 Whitehall Road
Chattanooga, TN 37405
(423) 267-5412

WRCB Jobs EEO | FCC Public Files

Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 WorldNow and WRCB. All Rights Reserved. For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.