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Wheeling Park's Obecny II Makes Cut at Junior PGA Championship

Updated: Thursday, August 1 2013, 07:35 PM EDT

Thadd Obecny II, a senior at Wheeling Park High School is currently tied for 19th at the 38th Junior PGA Championship at Trump National Golf Club in Washington, DC.


Obecny II shot a one under par 70 in Thursday's third round, posting five birdies and four bogeys.  He's currently at even par entering tomorrow's final round.


He has improved his score by one shot each round after opening with a 72.


Last weekend, Obecny II was in California taking part in the U.S. Junior Amateur. There, he qualified for match play and was eliminated in the round of 64.


Obecny II has already given a verbal commitment to play college golf at the University of Central Florida.


East Liverpool senior Blake Prince also competed at the Junior PGA. He missed the cut to play in the final round, finishing at nine over par.  Prince had fired a two under par 69 in round two, but was seven over par today.

Wheeling Park's Obecny II Makes Cut at Junior PGA Championship


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