Michael Miller, 20, shot a 3-under-par 68 in the final round to lead New York to a six-stroke win at the 2012 United States Golf Association's Men's State Team Championship at Galloway National Golf Club on Friday.

This is New York's first-ever-title and the six-stroke win was the largest in the championship's history since 1997.

The New York team posted a 54-hole total of 2-over 428. Iowa finished second (434), also posting its best effort yet in the championship, and Tennessee finished third at 434.

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Miller finished as the lowest individual scorer in the championship with a 4-under 209 overall. His round of 68 on Friday was the best round of the event as he birded the opening three holes and had six pars.


1. New York 145-140-143--428 (Michael Miller, Brewster 72-69-68--209; Max Buckley, Rye 73-71-75--219; Joseph Saladino, Huntington 79-80-82--241)

2. Iowa 144-142-148--434 (Jon Olson, Ankeny 70-75-73--218; Dennis Bull, Norwalk 79-70-75--224; Gene Elliott, West Des Moines 74-72-84--230)

Also: T32. New Jersey 156-148-157--461 (Brian Komline, Bridgewater 76-73-80--229; Mike Stamberger, Brielle 80-75-79--234; Niall Handley, West Caldwell 81-76-78--235)

3. Tennessee 148-145-142--435 (Craig Smith, Nashville 75-76-70--221; Tim Jackson, Germantown 73-77-72--222; Todd Burgan, Powell 76-69-78--223)

4. Pennsylvania 144-144-148--436 (Sean Knapp, Oakmont 72-73-72--217; Nathan Smith, Pittsburgh 72-71-76--219; Andrew Mason, Huntingdon Valley 72-75-78--225)

5. Georgia 145-145-147--437 (Mark Strickland, Woodstock 70-77-72--219; William Mitchell, Roswell 77-69-75--221; David Noll Jr., Dalton 75-76-78--229)

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