Jamaica Observer | Wednesday, June 23, 2010
HUBERT Chin won the Kingston Lodge 1933 Golf Tournament and a weekend for two at the Half Moon Hotel last Saturday at the Constant Spring Golf Club.
The charity event which sees part proceeds going towards the Reg Keiz Basic School and National Children's Home, fell short of the number of entrants from last year.
With entry fees being $3,500, Ivan Ricketts, a part of the organising committee, told the Observer they received far lest than the 85 players that took part last year.
"We wanted to raise about $600,000, but the entries did not go as expected. We got about 54 entrants, which is still a good number in light of the present economic climate," said Ricketts.
Based on the number of entrants, the organisers collected approximately $189,000, but Ricketts said the exact amount to be donated to the two charitable organisations would not be known until the committee meets.
The tournament, which used an 18-hole stableford (7/8 handicap) format, saw Chin topping the points system with 42.
Stableford is a scoring system where, rather than counting the total number of strokes taken, as in strokeplay, points are scored based on the number of strokes taken at each hole. Unlike traditional scoring methods, where the aim is to have the lowest score, under Stableford rules, the objective is to have the highest score.
Ossie Lee won the Best Mason trophy with 39 points in which there were several sectional winners and a lot of prizes.
List of prizewinners:
Overall winner -- HUBERT CHIN (Weekend for two at Half Moon)
MEN'S FLIGHT 0-8
1st Freddie Sutherland -- Weekend for two at Breezes Braco
2nd Tommy Lee -- Microwave
3rd Carl Bruce -- Dinner for two at Spanish Court Hotel
MEN'S Flight 9-17
1st Ossie Lee Microwave
2nd Dave Cameron -- Juice Extractor
3rd Livingstone Morrison -- Gift Certificate (Sangsters)
4th Paul Seaton -- Gift Basket
5th Carl Scott -- Gift Basket
6th David Mair -- Gift Basket
7th Patrick Gordon -- Gift Basket
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1st Cedric Blair -- Microwave
2nd Brett Jones -- Golf Bag
3rd D. Mullings -- Blender
4th Karl Lewin -- Fan
5th Douglas Stiebel -- Gift Certificate
1st Mrs H Coe -- Microwave
2nd Mrs Nora Henriques -- Juice Extractor
3rd Mrs Rita Lewin -- Gift Basket
NEAREST TO THE PIN
Men: Ivanhoe Ricketts -- 10 Piece Knife set
Men: Freddie Sutherland -- Coffee Maker
Women: Mrs H Coe -- Steam Iron
Best Mason Ossie Lee