Johns Creek girl advances in golf competition

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JOHNS CREEK, Ga. – Eleven-year-old Erica Scutt of Johns Creek has advanced to the next stage in the national Drive, Chip and Putt Competition.

Scutt, a sixth-grader at River Trail Elementary School, took second place in her age group in competition at the First Tee of Chattanooga Player Development Center near Chattanooga, Tennessee. Players in the first three positions advance to the sub-regional competition to be held Aug. 27 in Smyrna, Tennessee.

At that time, the top two girls in the 12-13 age group will move on to the regional competition slated for September at Sugarloaf Golf Club in Duluth, Georgia.

The winner in each age bracket of the regional competitions, and representing competitors from all 50 states, will be invited to the finals on the Sunday prior to the Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Georgia.

Erica is the daughter of Josh and Amy Scutt. She plays out of Olde Atlanta Golf Club in Forsyth County where she is coached by head teaching professional Dave Anderson.

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