Several local junior golfers have advanced to the Sub-Regional Round of qualifying for Drive, Chip and Putt.
On June 30 at Sea island Golf Club, the top three finishers in each age group for boys and girls advanced. Savannah's Rivers Hood finished second in Boys 7-9, Savannah's Finn Nixon won the Boys 12-13 group, Savannah's Emma Parker finished third in the Girls 7-9 category, and Savannah's Maya Lilja won the Girls 12-13 age group and Richmond Hill's Ella Kate Woods finished third.
They will compete at the Sub Regional qualifier that is scheduled for July 31 at the Landings Club on Skidaway Island.
Drive, Chip & Putt is a joint initiative founded in 2013 by the Masters Tournament, United States Golf Association and The PGA of America. It's a free nationwide junior golf development competition aimed at growing the game by focusing on the three fundamental skills employed in golf.