Jamaica finish fourth at Caribbean Golf championships


July 30, 2016
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Jamaica's Hoerman Cup team finished fourth at the Caribbean Amateur Golf Championships in the Bahamas.

The team of Jonathan Newnham, Ian Facey, William Knibbs, Sean Morris, Zandre Roye and O'Shea Hay had a combined total of 1183. Newham completed his round on Friday three shots below par, while Facey and Roye played steady golf to emerge with four rounds each in the 70s.

exciting finish

After four days of hot, windy condition on the Ocean Club Golf Course, Puerto Rico dominated to take home the Hoerman Cup and George Teale Trophy.

The Dominican Republic claimed the Hoerman Cup Championship in a close and exciting finish on 1132 strokes, with Puerto Rico one stroke behind on 1133.Trinidad and Tobago finished third with 1162. Eight countries participated in this segment of the competition.

The Jamaican ladies also closed the event in fourth position with a combined score of 642. Puerto Rico was first on 573, thirty-nine strokes ahead of the team from the United States Virgin Islands (612) followed by the Dominican Republc (614). Seven teams competed in the George Teale trophy category.

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