Guyana’s golfers excel in Suriname

first_imgGUYANA’S golfers excelled in the Suriname Open Golf championships securing some of the top prizes when the two-day event was staged last weekend in Paramaribo.Digicel Guyana Open 2015 champion, Shanella Webster, emerged as the champion lady golfer when she took the Ladies’ ‘A’ Flight by storm.Shanella created history in the championships, by being the first Guyanese lady to win the A Flight.Playing off a handicap 17, she accumulated 69 points, three points more than her Guyanese counterpart, Christine Sukhram. Christine won the Best Gross in the female category.Meanwhile, on the men’s side, Deanand ‘Deno’ Bissessar, won the ‘C’ Flight category after he acclimated 65 points.Kalyan Tiwari and Sukhram recorded the Longest Drive on day one in the male and female categories respectively, while Alfred Mentore recorded the Nearest-to-the-Pin and Webster the Longest Drive on day two.In addition, Dr Philbert London finished fourth in the Men’s ‘B’ Flight category.The Suriname Open Golf tournament was played under the Stableford System. Golfers’ total scores were taken from 36 holes to determine their final placement. Participating countries this year were Australia, Curacao, French Guiana, Guyana and hosts Suriname.last_img

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