“I want to thank my grandfather for bringing me. Hopefully we can keep our momentum going until the end of the summer. “
LEXINGTON, Ky. – Caleb Surratt and his grandfather Brad Surratt made the seven-hour trip from Indian Trail to Lexington, Ky. This week for the 45th PGA Junior Championship. The long drive was certainly worth it – he walked away with a win.
Caleb scored 1 under par of 70 in the final round of the four-day championship to finish 16 under par, according to the PGA of America.
“It is such an honor to win this tournament and be part of the event hosted by the great members of the PGA of America. It’s a world class event, ”he told the PGA of America. “I want to thank my grandfather for bringing me. Hopefully we can keep our momentum going until the end of the summer. ”
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Caleb’s father Brent Surratt told the PGA of America that Caleb and Brad spent more than 10 years competing in golf tournaments across North Carolina together.
“Their relationship is special but changing. Over ten years since Pop took him to golf tournaments all over North Carolina and tried to help him grow into a young man. think for yourself, ”Brent said.
Caleb has already committed to the University of Tennessee, according to the PGA of America. Brent told the PGA that Brad, a die-hard Duke fan, traded in Duke’s old hat to support his grandson.
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