Chin, Baker claim Negril Charity Golf tourney

October 20, 2016

Stainton Baker and Paul Chin were crowned champions of the 10th annual Couples Resorts Charity Golf Tournament, which was held at the Negril Golf and Country Club recently.

The duo took home the main prize after topping the net score category ahead of Sebert Walker Jr and John Dunbar.

Third place was copped by Glen Ross and Bill Jones, fourth Andrew Richards Aubyn Ferguson, and fifth to Murine Blake and Glenroy Walker.

Over in the gross score category, first position was claimed by John Brennan and Sean Morris with Ricardo Perry and Steve Richards ending second.

There were also prizes for closest to the pin results with Thurston Gordon coming out on top at the seventh hole and Duane Allen on the 16th.

The tournament, which according to Couples chief executive officer, Glenn Lawrence, was resounding success, raised a total of $1.5M for various charities.

These include the Negril Health Centre, Grange Hill Primary School and Montego Bay Animal Haven.

"This was our 10th Annual Charity Tournament in Negril and we are pleased that we were able to raise the most money this year J$1.5M, and also have one of the highest turn out of players, with 56 golfers participating,'' Lawrence said.

"In addition, the winning scores were very close, which means this was a very competitive Tournament."

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