MB’s Grigg continues hot summer with national title

mbgolf-holdengriggtrophyWhen Holden Grigg returns to Myrtle Beach High this fall, he will have one heck of a “What I did with my summer” essay.

After winning the Class 4A state individual title and the Carolinas PGA Junior Championships, Grigg added the biggest feather to his golf cap yet by claiming the American Junior Golf Association title in Friday’s final round of the three-day tournament at The Legends Golf Club in Eureka (MO).

Grigg fired a final round of 5-under-par 67 for a three-day total of 2-under-par 214 – good for a one-stroke victory. Grigg improved his round by five shots each round, shooting 76 on Wednesday, 71 on Thursday, and the tournament-low round of 67 on Friday. He birdied three of the final holes Friday.

Now Grigg faces one final major test this summer at the U.S. Junior PGA Championship, which he qualified for with his earlier win in the Carolinas Junior PGA tournament. The July 31-Aug. 3 event will be held at St. Albans (MO) Country Club with the state winners competing for the national crown.

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