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Lafferty of Hollidaysburg trades hockey stick for golf club in Sunnehanna Amateur

Lafferty of Hollidaysburg trades hockey stick for golf club in Sunnehanna Amateur
Lafferty of Hollidaysburg trades hockey stick for golf club in Sunnehanna Amateur

 


JOHNSTOWN, Pa. (WTAJ) – The Sunnehanna Amateur has helped launch many great golf careers, including Tiger Woods, Arnold Palmer and Jack Nicklaus. While the event demonstrates future of the sportThis year's event will feature current professional NHL player and Hollidaysburg native Sam Lafferty.

“There's a lot of history in this tournament and in this club here, so it's really special to be a part of that,” Lafferty said.

Lafferty just wrapped his fifth NHL season, with a playoff run with the Vancouver Canucks. No matter the sport, the former Pittsburgh Penguin always enjoys competing close to home.

“I'm really excited (and) definitely a little nervous to be playing golf in these types of conditions,” Lafferty said. “I'm especially excited to play and see lots of friends and family.”

Sam Lafferty to putt at Sunnehanna (WTAJ)

He's not the only one who's excited; members of the tournament committee were ecstatic when Lafferty asked to click on the links for the event.

“Sam is a tremendous athlete in golf and hockey,” said Sunnehanna Amateur committee member Nick Biesecker. “Having someone like him who is a local celebrity only adds to the field.”

Despite trading a hockey stick for a golf club, Lafferty isn't out of his league. He played golf and hockey at Brown University.

In addition, he has the advantage of previously playing at Sunnehanna and hitting a hole-in-one on hole seven on Monday.

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Lafferty is not determined to win the tournament, but just wants to have fun with his brother Charlie, who caddies for him.

“It's going to be a team effort and we're ready for it,” Lafferty said.

If you want to see Lafferty play during the tournament, it runs Wednesday through Saturday. Spectating is free to the public.

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