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18 Athletes Represent Virginia at National Invitational Golf Tournament

More than 230 Special Olympics athletes and Unified partners, representing 23 U.S. and Canadian Special Olympics Programs competed in the 2019 Special Olympics North America Golf Championship this past week. The tournament was held at Hermitage Golf Course in Nashville, Tennessee. Of those 230, Special Olympics Virginia sent 13 athletes and 5 Unified partners to compete this past week in Nashville. 

Our competitors represented Virginia proudly and had a competitive tournament taking home two gold, three silver, and three bronze medals. 

Congratulations to everyone that competed and represented Virginia. 

Results

Level 1 Individual Skills

Grant K. Harris | 59 53 56 168 3rd

Sean Patrick Miller | 45 53 54 152 1st

Edwin Miller | 59 59 54 172 2nd

Elizabeth DeVito | 39 31 38 108 2nd

Anna Katherine Piatak | 44 40 36 120 3rd

Level 2 Alternate Shot Team Play

Marek/Petrucciani | 53 52 62 167 5th

Leggitt/Leggitt | 57 64 65 186 4th

Godinez/Godinez | 65 65 66 196 4th

Level 3 Unified Team Play

Holt/Clements | 103 110 113 326 2nd

Opiela/Anderson | 106 122 111 339 4th

Byrd/Byrd | 117 120 114 351 1st

Level 5 Stroke Play 18 Hole

Mark Jeffrey Emery, Jr | 107 102 111 320 4th