Camp­bell dom­i­nates Al­liance Buc­ca­neer golf tour­na­ment

Jamaica Gleaner - - TUESDAY SPORTS -

PRO­FES­SIONAL GOLFER Fabian Camp­bell con­tin­ued his im­pres­sive run at the 21st Al­liance Buc­ca­neer Me­mo­rial Golf Tour­na­ment at the Cay­manas Golf Club on Sun­day to take the two-day tour­na­ment by a whop­ping four­teen strokes ahead of Lloyd Camp­bell and fif­teen strokes more than de­fend­ing cham­pion Wes­ley Brown and Michael Rowe, who both tied for third po­si­tion.

The win­ner ended day one on an im­pres­sive seven un­der par 65, be­ing the only golfer to shoot an un­der-par score in the tour­na­ment. On day two, he shot par 36 on the front nine and three over par 39 on the back nine to end the day on 75 or three over par. His two-day to­tal was 140 or four un­der par for the tour­na­ment.

The day-two scores for the pros were Fabian Camp­bell 140 (65 and 75), Lloyd Camp­bell 154 (76 and 78), Wes­ley Brown 155 (76 and 78) and Michael Rowe 155 (80 and 75) who both tied for third.

In the Men sec­tion, Tommy Lee and Sean Mor­ris both ended the two days on 155 or eleven over par and had to be sep­a­rated by a shoot off. Lee got the bet­ter of Mor­ris af­ter shooting 4 to Mor­ris’ 5 to take the ama­teur sec­tion. Sean Green who lead the field at the end of day one shot 159 for the two days to take third spot.


Young fe­male golfer Kei Har­ris, who was in sec­ond po­si­tion at the end of day one, pow­ered her way ahead of day one leader Mag­gie Lyn and Michelle Gabay. Har­ris’ day two score was 157, while Lyn ended on 159 and Gabay was nine strokes back on 168.

For­mer West In­dies and Ja­maica crick­eter Jef­frey Du­jon con­tin­ued his day one lead to nar­rowly take the Men Su­per Se­nior cat­e­gory af­ter post­ing 157 for the two days. Dave Lyn who was in third on day one closed the tour­na­ment in sec­ond place on one stroke back 157, while Ge­orge Hugh took third place on 158.

The 21st stag­ing of the two-day Al­liance Buc­ca­neer Me­mo­rial Golf Tour­na­ment which is Al­liance’s ninth con­sec­u­tive year of spon­sor­ship teed-off on Satur­day and Sun­day at the Cay­manas Golf Club.

The tour­na­ment fea­tured two dif­fer­ent com­pe­ti­tions which ran con­cur­rently. A two-day – 36-hole Ja­maica Golf As­so­ci­a­tion (JGA) qual­i­fier while the other which was played on Sun­day was a Stable­ford com­pe­ti­tion.

This year’s com­pe­ti­tion was played in the mem­ory of six of Ja­maica’s out­stand­ing past national rep­re­sen­ta­tives, namely Mil­ton ‘Buddy’ Josephs, Izette Rhone, Le­nan Len­nie Chin, John Ful­ford, Al Chong and Mark Chin.


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