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Former GHS golfer makes cut at 2016 PGA Championship

It will be a dream come true for former Gloucester High School golfer Josh Speight when he steps on the greens of Baltusrol Golf Club in Springfield, New Jersey, this month and joins the field of players in the 2016 PGA Championship. 

“It’s exciting, but I’m not sure it has 100 percent hit me yet. And it won’t until I’m there and getting ready to tee it up with these guys,” said Speight, who is assistant golf professional at Indian Creek Yacht and Country Club in Kilmarnock. 

One of golf’s four major tournaments, the PGA Championship has a field of 136 leading PGA tour players along with 20 PGA club professionals. Club pros earn their slots with their performances in the PGA Professional Championship.

The 2016 PGA Professional Championship was played June 26-29 at Turning Stone Resort in Verona, New York. It was there that Speight shot the best round of his tournament career, a seven under par 65, to secure his spot in the PGA Cham...

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