Nathan Han opened the Metropolitan Junior PGA Championship with a 2-under 69 at Metropolis C.C. on Monday. The 14-year-old from Somers leads by two heading into the final round. Jonny Emmerman of Scarsdale and Aidan McDermott of Pleasantville are in fourth place, five shots back.
Rina Jung of Briarcliff and Taylor Miano of Dobbs Ferry are tied for the lead in the girls division with Syosset’s Elizabeth Choi. They opened with 4-over 76s. Lauren Peter of Carmel is fifth, two shots back.
The champions qualify to play in the 40th Junior PGA Championship presented by Under Armour and Genesis Networks, August 3-6 at Miramont Country Club in Texas.
(Photo of James Han courtesy of the MGA)
2015 Metropolitan Junior PGA Championship
At Metropolis C.C.
1. Nathan Han 2019, Somers 69
2. Mark Goodall 2015, Tomkins Cove 72
3. Christian Oakley 2017, Southampton 73
T4. James Murphy 2016, Shelter Island/London 74
T4. Jonny Emmerman 2016, Scarsdale 74
T4. Aidan McDermott 2016, Pleasantville 74
T4. Jackson Fretty 2019, Cos Cob, CT 74
T4. Ben Carpenter 2020, Darien, CT 74
T9. Christian Ostberg 2016, Darien, CT 75
T9. Erik Stauderman 2018, Poughkeepsie 75
T1. Rina Jung 2017, Briarcliff Manor 76
T1. Elizabeth Choi 2015, Syosset 76
T1. Taylor Miano 2020, Dobbs Ferry 76
4. Kathryn Dzialga 2021, 77
5. Lauren Peter 2018, Carmel 78
T6. Angela Tocco 2016, Blauvelt 79
T6. Sarah Perine 2017, Staten Island 79
T6. Anelise Browne 2016, Westport, CT 79
T9. Rachel Corry 2015, Ridgefield, CT 80
T9. Jessie Kweon 2018, Littleneck 80
T9. Caroline Zhao 2015, Greenwich, CT 80