Rochester native Christian Chapman shot back-to-back rounds of 67 and picked up his first professional win at the Golf Max Central New York Open at Drumlins Country Club on June 26.
Chapman is a graduate of St. Bonaventure and currently resides in Florida. He seized the lead during in the afternoon round after carding three birdies, an eagle on the par-5 13th hole against one bogey. He carded only two bogeys on the day and finished with an 8-under-par 134 total.
Chapman, Syracuse professional Jim Roy, professional Kevin Borowicz from Grand Island and amateur Jack Angelucci all finished the first round of the 36-hole tournament tied for the lead at 67.
Roy carded a 1-under 70 in the second round and finished second for the tournament, three strokes back of Chapman.
Angelucci placed third at 4-under 135 and was the top amateur finisher with rounds of 67-71. Angelucci finished tied for second last year in the Golf Max CNY Open at Cortland Country Club.
Defending champion Seth Conway finished tied for 14th.
The CNY Open, which is open to amateurs, is one of the majors on the Central New York PGA schedule. Many thanks to the tournament sponsors:
Golf Max (Mike Sierchio and Mike Morgan)
Lemp Jewelers (Don Lemp)