Scott Rohrer, a 24-year-old golfer from York, shot a final-round 78 recently to win his second straight Special Olympics USA Games Gold Medal, by 21 strokes.
Rohrer competed in the Level 5 individual 18-hole event June 16 and 27.
The 2014 Special Olympics games were played June 14-21 in Princeton, N.J. Nearly 3,500 athletes competed in 16 Olympics-style team and individual sports.
Rohrer will be playing in the Special Olympics World Golf Cup in Denmark in August.
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Rohrer is one of five athletes to be profiled in “Celebrating Champions: 2014 Special Olympics USA Games,” a one-hour television special chronicling the weeklong celebration of the Games through the eyes of competing athletes.
The special, produced by WWE, will air on FOX Sports 1 at 7 p.m. June 30.
In a profile of Rohrer on the Special Olympics website, he said golf “has given me an opportunity to meet and compete with some great people and in national events. I have met David Gang, Tiger Woods and John Cook through Special Olympics.”
Rohrer was the 2013 South Carolina Special Olympics Athlete of the Year, and received a gold medal for the lowest 54-hole score at the Special Olympics North America Golf Invitational Tournament.
Rohrer also was a 2010 Special Olympics USA Games gold medalist, with record scores for both 18- and 54-hole tournaments.