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Liam Friedman, a Lackawanna resident and PGA of America professional, will compete on the 18th season of the reality show "Big Break Greenbrier" on the Golf Channel. The show premieres at 9 p.m. Oct. 2.

Friedman is an assistant golf pro at Orchard Park Country Club and won the 2011 Western New York PGA Championship. This summer, he competed in the PGA Professional National Championship and is playing on the Golfslinger.com Tour, where he has finished in the top 10 four times in 2011 and 2012.

The reality series, which includes a series of golf-related skill challenges, is produced at The Greenbrier resort in West Virigina with the winner receiving an exemption to the 2013 Greenbrier Classic on the PGA Tour.