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Five win at golf

Five win at golf

Five new winners were crowned last weekend when the Courtesy Garage Monthly Medal tournament for February was contested at the Barbados Golf Club. An impressive field of 72 players teed-off in the competition, which featured a 1 p.m. shotgun start, and some keen tussles were witnessed in sunny conditions on the challenging Durants course. At the […]

Johnson, Stollmeyer on major challenge

Johnson, Stollmeyer on major challenge

Barbados players James Johnson and Scott Stollmeyer are among 110 players from the hemisphere teeing off Thursday morning in the 2017 Latin America Amateur Golf Championship (LAAC) in Panama. The major championship, where the winner will be invited to play in the 2017 Masters, runs from January 12-15 and is being played at the Panama Golf […]

Family golf a success

Family golf a success

Golf-playing families were out in competition again last Sunday, contesting the 5th annual Sagicor General Insurance Family Championships. In the much anticipated event at the Barbados Golf Club, several familiar names teamed up with children, parents or other relatives and some keen rivalry was witnessed in four categories of competition. In the end, John Odle and […]

Top junior golfers rewarded with BGC Scholarships

Top junior golfers rewarded with BGC Scholarships

National junior players Iz Hustler and Alyssa Inniss-Gittens emerged the top players after the third series of “Order Of Merit” tournaments staged by the Barbados Golf Association. Played at the Barbados Golf Club, at Durants, the tournaments are part of the BGA’s development programme for juniors and are coordinated by coach Denis Foster and spread […]

Leacock, Stephenson tops in golf

Leacock, Stephenson tops in golf

In August, he could not hold on to his Barbados Open title but veteran Barbados player Carlsen Leacock is celebrating as the new champion of the annual RBC Classic, the island’s second biggest golf tournament. Leacock, 58, followed up his even-par 72 on the first day with a fighting 81 yesterday at the Barbados Golf Club to shake […]

SPORTS – Leacock chases golf title

SPORTS – Leacock chases golf title

Veteran Barbados player Carlsen Leacock is going on the hunt for the title tomorrow when the final 18 holes of the 2016 RBC Classic are contested at the Barbados Golf Club. Leacock, 58, registered an impressive even-par 72 today to lead the men’s championship flight and stave off his younger rivals on a sunny day at the Durants, Christ […]

Three champions in golf classic

Three champions in golf classic

The 12th annual RBC/Royal Bank Classic, the second major on the Barbados Golf Association’s calendar, tees off this Saturday with at least three previous champions in contention in the men’s top flight. Close to 120 male and female players are listed to compete in the two-day tournament at the Barbados Golf Club, which coincides with this […]

Golf legend Arnold Palmer dies

Arnold Palmer, one of golf’s greatest players whose immense popularity drew a legion of fans to the game at the dawn of the age of televised sport, died of heart complications Sunday. He was 87. Palmer, a charismatic figure popularly known as ‘The King’ who accumulated 62 career victories on the PGA Tour including seven […]

Johnson, Anthony are golf champs

Johnson, Anthony are golf champs

National captain James Johnson is back to his winning ways. Yesterday the top Barbados golfer captured the annual Barbados Open Golf Championship for an amazing 13th time. Playing at the Royal Westmoreland course, Johnson turned back a stiff challenge from fellow Barbados players Julian Jordan and Simon Proverbs to win the 2016  Sagicor Barbados Open by a […]

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