Competitive three-day junior golf trials begin at Caymanas Golf Club

By Sports Desk March 25, 2023
Competitive three-day junior golf trials begin at Caymanas Golf Club Jamaica Golf Association

The first-round of the three-day Jamaica Golf Association national junior golf trials took place at the Caymanas Golf Club on Friday.

Ten players in the Girls 18 & under, Boys and Girls 15 & under and Boys and Girls 13 & under age- groups began their journey for a place on Jamaica’s team to the Caribbean Amateur Junior Golf Championship in the Cayman Islands from July 3-8. The Boys 18 & under completed their trials two weeks ago. 

The scores from Friday's action showed some very competitive match-ups.

Emily Mayne and Mattea Issa both scored five over par 77 to be joint leaders in the Girls 18 and under category. They each posted two birdies and seven bogeys on the day. 

Aaron Ghosh and Davin Hogan scored 83 and 98 respectively in the Boys 15 and under age-group while Anoushka Khatri shot 89 and Samantha Azan shot 94 in their respective first-rounds in the Girls 15 & under age-group. 

The three players in the boys 13 & under category, Kemari Morris, Shasha Redfelsen and Cameron Coe, are closely tracking each other after round one with scores of 85, 89 and 91, respectively.

The lone representative in the girls 13 & under category is Alessandra Coe who scored 91 for her first round. 

Second round action begins with all golfers teeing off at 9:00 am on Saturday. 

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