This week’s Wetherington Chiropractic Clinic Athlete of the Week is Savannah Junior Golf Associations/South Effingham senior BEN BRENNAN.
Ben has won three Savannah Junior Golf Associations Tournaments (SJGA) that he has entered this summer. On June 8th, Brennan shot a 73 to win at Wilmington Island club. Then on June 16th he shot a 76 to win at the Southbridge Country Club and recently on July 6th, he recorded a 73 to win at the Savannah Harbor golf course. The two week’s Ben did not participate in SJGA events he was attending qualifying events for the United States Junior Golf Association. Ben will return to playing in the last two major tournaments of the SJGA summer series playing at Crosswinds on July 13th and then the prestigious SJGA Matt Warren Championship at the Savannah Golf Club on July 27th and 28th.
Ben is a rising senior at South Effingham High School and has made a name for him during the high school golf season also. Brennan has made the Savannah Morning News All-Greater Golf first team every year since his freshman year, 2013, 2014, and 2015. Ben this year advanced to the state Class AAAAA golf sectionals after shooting a 76 in the Region 3-AAAAA tournament at Jekyll Island. At the sectionals, he missed the state tournament by one stroke. Ben also is a member of the South Effingham high School National Honor Society and the key Club.