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Former Gloucester golfer to play in PGA Professional National Championship

Former Gloucester golfer to play in PGA Professional National Championship

Like any youngster should, Josh Speight set the highest of goals. Golf was his passion, and it served him well at Gloucester High and Methodist University. So after graduating college, Speight wanted to play on the PGA Tour.

But reality intervened. Funds were short, sponsors weren't lining up and he wanted to have a family. The Tour wasn't going to happen, at least not right away, but Speight found a way to stay in the game by becoming a club pro — first at Hell's Point in Virginia Beach, and now at Viniterra in New Kent.

"I love teaching the game of golf," said Speight, who lives in Urbanna. "And having a family, someone to spend time with, was more...

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