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President Bush watches Maine Amateur 

WHAT A STORY SURROUNDING THE MAINE AMATEUR CHAMPIONSHIP, RYAN GAY OF GARDINER HIGH SCHOOL, THE 17 YEAR OLD OUT OF PITTSTON SHOWS THE RESOLVE TO COME BACK FROM A SHAKY SECOND ROUND TO WIN IT….

FORMER PRESIDENT BUSH…SECRET SERVICE AND ALL CHECKING OUT THE ACTION….

GAY ENTERED THE DAY THREE SHOTS BACK OF RICKY JONES…BUT TOOK THE LEAD ON THE FRONT NINE…ON NINE…HIS APPROACH…HITS THE PIN…HE PARS…LED MARK PLUMMER BY A SHOT

ON 11…GAY NAILS THE PAR PUTT….EXTENDS HIS LEAD TO THREE SHOTS…

RICKY JONES..WHO ENTERED THE DAY THE LEADER FINISHED 3RD..

ON 16…GAY CLINCHES IT…HITS THE BIRDIE…TAKES A FIVE SHOT LEAD….

HE SURVIVES A DOUBLE-BOGEY 6 ON 18 TO WIN THE MAINE AMATEUR…TWO SHOTS BETTER THAN 13-TIME CHAMP MARK PLUMMER…

RYAN GAY, THE TOURNAMENT’S SECOND YOUNGEST WINNER IN THE 89 YEAR HISTORY OF THE EVENT!