York County’s Jonathan Martin competing at SONA Golf Championships

From September 22-25, 2019, York County golfer Jonathan Martin will compete at the Special Olympics North America Golf Championships in Nashville, TN. This is the second time this international tournament has been held in Nashville, Tennessee. It was previously held in Nashville two decades ago during its inaugural year. 

More than 230 Special Olympics athletes and Unified partners, representing 23 U.S. and Canadian Special Olympics Programs compete at Hermitage Golf Course in five different divisions. Jon is competing at Level 4 and is joined by his caddie Nathaniel Martin and coach Martha Martin.

UPDATE: In his first round of the tournament, Jonathan shot a 53. In his second round, he shot a 52, for a two-day total of 105.

In his final round, Jonathan shot a 50, giving him a total of 155, good for second place in Level 4, Division 3! Congrats, Jonathan!!

LGPA professional golfer In-Kyung Kim (I.K. Kim) welcomed the delegations at the Opening Ceremonies and will spend time with them throughout the tournament.

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Special Olympics Pennsylvania

The mission of Special Olympics Pennsylvania is to provide year-round sports training and competition in a variety of Olympic-type sports for children and adults with intellectual disabilities, giving them continuing opportunities to develop physical fitness, demonstrate courage, experience joy, and participate in a sharing of gifts, skills, and friendship with their families, other Special Olympics athletes, and the community.

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