LEXINGTON, Ky. – Isaiah Swan, a 2021 North East High School graduate, finished in a tie for 53rd at the 45th Boys Junior PGA Championship at Kearney Hills Golf Links on Friday.
Swan, who will be competing for Indiana University of Pennsylvania in the fall, made the cut after the first two rounds with a 71 (E) and a 75 (+4). He followed that up with a third-round 1-under 70, his best of the tournament and a final round of 72.
Swan qualified by finishing second at the Western New York PGA qualifier at Glen Oak GC in Amherst, New York in June, shooting a 2-over 146 during the two-day, 36-hole tournament.
Swan won the 2020 PIAA Class 2A individual championship by sinking a birdie putt on the first playoff hole.
Caleb Surratt of North Carolina won the tournament with a four-day total of 268 (-16), three strokes better than Ben James, Eric Lee, Bryan Lee and Nick Dunlap, who all carded totals of 271 (-13).