Jamaica name young 10-member team for Caribbean Golf Championships

By June 26, 2019

Standout Jamaican junior golfer William Knibbs heads a 10-member team named by the Jamaica Golf Association to contest the 2019 Caribbean Golf Championships set for June 30-July 6 at the Casa de Campo in the Dominican Republic.

The team will compete for the Hoerman Cup for men and the George Teale Trophy for women.

Junior golfers dominate both teams with four of the six players among the men and all four on the female side.  Additionally, two of the four juniors will be representing Jamaica for the first time at the senior level.

The Hoerman Cup team is comprised of Knibbs, Sean Morris, Jack Stein, Sebert Walker Jr., Justin Burrowes and Dr Mark Newnham while the team competing for the George Teale Trophy team are Hannah Foster, Emily Mayne, Eryn Blakely and Kei Harris.

The top six men in the national trials held in early June were selected for the Hoerman Cup team.  Knibbs, who carded a seven-over-par 295 over the four-days was the winner of the trials.

Morris, Stein, Walker Jr and Burrowes all tied for second place having posted scores 18 over par 306.

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