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Tiger Woods wins 2019 Masters at Augusta to claim 15th major

BBC – Tiger Woods produced a scintillating finish to win a fifth Masters title and end an 11-year wait to claim a 15th major. There were raucous celebrations around the 18th green as Woods finished with a two-under-par 70 to win on 13 under, one clear of fellow Americans Dustin Johnson, Xander Schauffele and Brooks […]

Elegant Hotels Annual Golf Tournament has new king

John Minto from Waves Hotel & Spa is the new king of golf of the Elegant Hotels fourth annual Golf tournament that climaxed at the Apes Hill Polo grounds in St James on Friday. Minto, with a score of 34, easily dethroned last year defending champion Pat Mc Donagh of the Colony Club who did […]

Proverbs post 74 on Day 1 of RBC GOLF Classic

Former champion Simon Proverbs fired early warning shots on the first day of the 2018 RBC Classic at the Barbados Golf Club on Saturday. Proverbs, the 2012 champion, kept himself among the main contenders with a two-over-par 74 that left him well-positioned  to fight with his challengers over the final 18 holes on Sunday. Driving well […]

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

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

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

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 […]

Three golfers off to Colombia

Three local golfers, Tom O’Sullivan, Horace Cobham and Scott Stollmeyer, left the island on Tuesday for Colombia to represent Barbados in the regional leg of the Mercedes Trophy, a worldwide invitational amateur golf series. They qualified to take part in that tournament after winning the local leg of the Trophy held in June this year […]

Golf juniors in Europe, North America

Following the highly competitive Caribbean Golf Championships in Barbados, several of the region’s leading young golfers are this week seeking glory in major international junior tournaments. While Barbadians Iz Hustler and Emily Odwin jetted off to Scotland to join 152 other golfers from 80 countries to compete in the 2016 R&A Junior Open Tournament, compatriot […]

Golf's future

Trinidadian Sachin Kumar and Puerto Rico’s Valeria Pacheo emerged champions of the 16-17 age group when the 2016 Caribbean Junior Golf Championships concluded at the Barbados Golf Club today. On a rain affected final day, the talented 17 year-old Trinidadian posted 74, his highest score of the tournament, but that was good enough to beat […]

Putting it right

Trinidadian champion Sachin Kumar is slamming the field at the 2016 Caribbean Junior Golf Championships, now on at the Barbados Golf Club. On the second day of the region’s premier tournament for young players, the talented 17 year-old Trinidadian followed up his first round 70 with a one-under-par 71 today to dominate the 16 to […]

Jarvis takes early lead

Barbados national junior champion Iz Hustler and four other regional players were chasing Aaron Jarvis of the Cayman Islands after the first round of the 2016 Caribbean Junior Golf Championships. Playing at the Barbados Golf Club, at Durants today, Jarvis shot an impressive two-over-par 74 in the boys’ 14-15 age group to emerge the early leader […]

Juniors ready for golf championships

Close to 100 players and officials from the region will converge on Barbados in the first week of July for the 2016 Caribbean Junior Golf Championships. The championships are being played at the Barbados Golf Club (BCG), from July 4 to 8, and will showcase the Caribbean’s best young golfers between the ages of 11 […]

Kearney, McKinnon win golf challenge

Ean Kearney and Ian McKinnon are the winners of the Barbados Golf Association’s 2016 Challenge Cup. The champions produced a combined net score of 59 on Saturday to grab the Cup during an exciting tournament at the Barbados Golf Club, at Durants, Christ Church. Kearney and McKinnon staved off a competitive field, winning by a stroke […]

Sagicor family golf a success

Golf playing families continued their annual New Year rivalry at the Barbados Golf Club on Sunday in the 5th annual Sagicor General Insurance Family Golf Championships. Several familiar names teamed-up with children, parents or other relatives, in four categories of competition, and some exciting golf was witnessed on a challenging course in sunny conditions. In […]

Mcllroy, European golfer of the year

Rory McIlroy has picked up the European Tour Golfer of the Year award for the third time in four years. The 26-year-old from Northern Ireland enjoyed three tour victories in 2015 to win the Race to Dubai title ahead of Englishman Danny Willett. McIlroy triumphed despite an ankle injury which ruled him out of action […]

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