Clearwater Central Catholic senior Ryan Orr has been named Amateur of the Year by the West Central Chapter of PGA Florida. Orr, who will attend the University of Florida after graduation, is one of four players selected by PGA Florida.
There were also winners in the Northern, East Central and Southwestern chapters. An overall winner for Florida will be selected within the next few weeks. That winner will then be eligible for sectional and national honors.
Orr was a Times' first-team all-county selection this fall. He qualified with his team for the Class A state tournament. Orr shot a two-round total of 156. Orr was the Times' Player of the Year as a junior.