YOUTH GOLF (18U): TIOGA'S TAYLOR SECOND AT CNY PGA EVENT IN ELMIRA (2018-08-03)
Valley Sports Report ELMIRA — Tioga junior Sam Taylor rebounded from early struggles to finish tied for second in CNY PGA Junior Tour play at the Elmira Country Club here Thursday.
Starting on the 18th hole, Taylor parred the first two holes, then carded four consecutive bogies. He added a double-bogey on No. 6 and triple-bogey on No. 7 before finishing the front nine with a pair of pars.
Taylor birdied the par-5 both hole, bogeyed the next, then chalked up back-to-back birdies on the par-4 12th and 13th. Following a par and a bogey, he closed out his day with two more pars.
Justin Fiato recorded two birdies en route to a 5-over 77 to claim medalist honors. Ryan Fecco posted a trio of birdies to share runner-up honor with Taylor.