DEDHAM (CBS) — A local 11-year-old put up some impressive results in a competition at a world-famous golf course this weekend.
Joey Lenane, of Dedham, was one of 40 boys and 40 girls who competed in the Drive, Chip and Putt Championship at the Augusta National Golf Club in Georgia.READ MORE: Phil Saviano, Clergy Sex Abuse Survivor And Whistleblower, Dies At 69
With only two years of golfing experience under his belt, Lenane finished in fifth place in his age group.READ MORE: Vaccine Is Merriam-Webster's Word Of The Year For 2021
But he’s had plenty of time to practice – the family room at his home has been turned into a golf practice area with a turf green and net, and a hole in the floor for putts.
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Other local standouts included Molly Smith of Tyngsboro, who finished seventh in her group; and Connor Willett of Wellesley, who finished second in his age group.