Team Bahamas 6th overall in Caribbean Amateur Golf Championships

As of Monday, August 8, 2022


#Tribune Sports Reporter

#THE Bahamas concluded the 65th Caribbean Amateur Golf Championships with a sixth place finish in the standings for both the George Teale Trophy and the Hoerman Cup.

#The tournament was hosted by the Turks and Caicos Islands Golf Association (TCIGA) at the Royal Turks and Caicos Golf Club.

#Other participating teams included the hosts Barbados, Cayman Islands, Dominican Republic, Jamaica, Puerto Rico, Trinidad and Tobago, and the US Virgin Islands.

#The team of A’Marie Smith and Ashley Michel finished with a score of 529 (+97). Jamaica solidified their dominant performance to claim the George Teale Trophy, finishing at 466 (+34).

#Puerto Rico was second at 478 (+46), The Dominican Republic was third at 484 (+52), Barbados was fourth at 497 (+65) and Turks and Caicos was fifth at 527 (+95).

#Michel was the top finisher for Team Bahamas and concluded her three round total in 13th place. She shot identical rounds of 87 and a final round of 86, for a total score of 260 (+44).

#Smith finished in 14th place with a total score of 269 (+53). She followed her round of 90 with a a second round 93 and concluded with a tournament low 86.

#For the Hoerman Cup, the men’s team of Sebastian Iberri, Horace Miller, Richard Gibson Jr, Heathcliffe Kane, Lynford Miller and Nolan Johnson produced a combined score of 943 (+79) to finish sixth in the eight-team field.

#Puerto Rico dominated the field as the only team to shoot under par with a score of 860 (-4). The Dominican Republic was second at 882 (+18), Cayman Islands was third at 886 (+22), Jamaica was fourth at 895 (+31), Trinidad and Tobago fifth at 916 (+52), Turks and Caicos seventh at 985 (+121) and Barbados eighth at 997 (+133).

#Iberri was the top finisher among the group at No.17 overall.

#He opened with a 75, shot a 78 in round two and finished with a 76 in round three for a score of 229 (+13).

#Gibson finished tied for 22nd with a score of 233 (+17). He opened with an 84, shot 77 in round two, and a tournament low 72 in the final round.

#Lynford Miller was fourth at no.36 with rounds of 86, 73, and 84 for a score of 243 (+27) while Horace Miller finished two strokes behind, at no.38 with his score of 245 (+29). He produced rounds of 83, 83, and 79.

#Johnson finished at no.42 with rounds of 87, 90, and 81 for a score of 258 (+42).

#Kane shot an opening round 84, withdrew from the second round and concluded with a score of 79 in the final round.

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