Lashley, Subhan and Haniff dominate Heineken annual Golf Tourney

first_imgNazeem “Papo” Haniff won the tie in the Championship Flight, while Ayube Subhan won the tie in his B Flight as Mark Lashley swept the C Flight, in Saturday’s Heineken Annual Golf Tournament.From left: Club President Aleem Hussain, ANSA McAL Managing Director Troy Cadogan, Bholawram Deo, Maurice Solomon, Ayube Subhan, Nazeem Haniff, Richard Haniff and Club Captain Chatterpaul DeoUnder the much-appreciated Flights Format, the golfers competed fiercely for one of the top two places in their category as prizes were awarded for first and second Best Net performances in each of the three categories: A or Championship Flight, h/cap 0 – 9; B Flight, h/cap 10 – 18; and C Flight, h/cap 19 –28. Prizes were also awarded for the Longest Drive and the Nearest to The Pin.Winners in the day’s play were: C Flight – first Lashley 75/24, second Maurice Solomon 82/22 while B Flight saw Subhan win with scores of 70/18 and second was Bholawram Deo 70/18.In the A Flight, it was Haniff who dominated the greens with 71/7 and Richard Haniff (71/9) who won the Longest Drive with Subhan capturing Nearest To The Pin. “Papo” Haniff, prior to his departure for Suriname as a Coach several years ago, was a nine-time Guyana Open winner and also a five-time consecutive winner of the Lusignan Open.He explained that having been off golfing for some five years, he began playing again in December last year and has been steadily regaining his professional form. Meanwhile, Richard Haniff expressed that he was “very happy to be in the A or Championship Flight”, and considered it “a great achievement to be in the single-digit handicap group, and even more impressive to compete and lose to a former pro only on the back nine.”Richard Haniff accepts his trophyANSA McAL, through its Heineken brand, has been supporting the Lusignan Golf Club and sponsoring tournaments for five consecutive years. Managing Director Troy Cadogan, who celebrated his birthday on the day of the Tournament, has been distinctively unfailing in causing the company to continue to be of great support to the Club over the years.LGC President Aleem Hussain thanked Heineken and ANSA McAL for their continued support, and expressed appreciation for the initiative the company has taken throughout the years in helping sports in Guyana. Managing Director Cadogan was on hand to congratulate and encourage the golfers, and welcomed them to share in his birthday celebration at the Club immediately after the Tournament.last_img read more