partlycloudy
Thursday August 17th, 2017 1:27PM

Hogan pulls away to win GJGA's Grand Championship

By AccessWDUN

CANTON — Gainesville High standout Ryan Hogan fired a final round 2-over-par 74 to win the Georgia Junior Golf Association's Grand Championship for the boys 15-18-year-old division on Wednesday at Woodmont Golf and Country Club in Canton.

Hogan, who completed the three-day event with a 1-under 215, finished three shots better than Matthew Cleary of Dalton, who shot a 1-over 73 on the final round. Hogan pulled away on the back nine, draining five birdie putts.

Flowery Branch standout Connor Gillespie shot a 75 to finish tied for 16th.

Gainesville's Sam Patterson shot a final round 79 to finish fourth in the 13-14 age division.

Meanwhile, Morgan Nichol finished ninth in the girls 12-and-up division with a closing round of 88.

© Copyright 2017 AccessWDUN.com
All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed without permission.
Hogan pulls away to win GJGA's Grand Championship
Gainesville High standout Ryan Hogan fired a final round 2-over par 74 to win the Georgia Junior Golf Association's Grand Championship for the boys 15-18-year-old division on Wednesday at Woodmont Golf and Country Club in Canton.
7:50PM ( 46 minutes ago )
Martinez, Marte power Diamondbacks past Braves
J.D. Martinez homered twice and Ketel Marte hit an inside-the-park two-run homer in the Arizona Diamondbacks' 10-3 victory over the Atlanta Braves on Wednesday...
7:45PM ( 51 minutes ago )
West Hall's Stauffer wins 9-hole Classic at Ansley Golf Club
West Hall sophomore golfer Tyler Stauffer won the 9-hole Classic at Ansley Golf Club on Tuesday.
6:53PM ( 1 hour ago )
Sports
Gainesville's Hogan in contention Junior Grand Championship
Gainesville High golfer Ryan Hogan blistered the course on day one of the Georgia Junior Golf Grand Championship at Woodmont in Canton on Monday.
1:50PM ( 1 day ago )
Two-a-Days: Line play will be key for Winder-Barrow in 2017
The Bulldoggs are in the middle of one of their best runs as a program with three straight playoff appearances. However, they will have several key areas to fill on both sides of the ball from graduation in a rugged Region 8-AAAAAA...
4:00PM ( 2 days ago )
Two-a-Days: New White County coach Cokely excited about talent on hand
The Warriors experienced a change at the head coaching position this offseason, as Bill Ballard stepped aside following six seasons and three state playoff appearances.
8:05AM ( 2 days ago )
High School Sports
Hogan maintains lead in GJGA's Grand Championship
Ryan Hogan maintained his lead on the second day of the Georgia Junior Golf Association's Grand Championship.
By AccessWDUN Staff
7:18AM ( 13 hours ago )
Gainesville's Hogan in contention Junior Grand Championship
Gainesville High golfer Ryan Hogan blistered the course on day one of the Georgia Junior Golf Grand Championship at Woodmont in Canton on Monday.
1:50PM ( 1 day ago )
An All-American start to the British Open
The wind off the Irish Sea pushed away the rain clouds and bathed Royal Birkdale in sunshine, Stars and Stripes.
9:20PM ( 5 days ago )
British Open begins with rain, wind and big numbers
Mark O'Meara was supposed to hit the first tee shot to start the 146th British Open. He wound up hitting two of them.
10:35AM ( 6 days ago )
Registration open for City Championship at Chattahoochee
Register now for the 2017 City Championship to be played July 14-16 at Chattahoochee Golf Course in Gainesville.
By AccessWDUN Staff
12:24PM ( 4 weeks ago )