A total of seven countries are set to compete in the 2019 Caribbean Amateur Junior Golf Championships that will be held at the Albany Golf Course in Nassau, The Bahamas, this week. The three-day event gets underway this morning and will continue until Friday.
The Caribbean Golf Association (CGA) in conjunction with the Bahamas Golf Federation (BGF); the Ministry of Youth, Sports and Culture; and the Sports Tourism Department of the Ministry of Tourism, will host the 32nd annual championships. The young golfers will tee off at 8:50 a.m. each day of the championships.
Set to represent The Bahamas are Tyesha Tynes in the 11-13 girls category; Sophie Anand and Kyndall Campbell in the 15-and-under girls category; Ashley Michel and Haylie Turnquest in the 18-and-under girls category; Diego Azar in the 11-13 boys category; Heathcliffe Kane, Benjamin Knowles and Zion Taylor in the 15-and-under boys category; and Dominic Greives and Saketh Hegde in the 18-and-under boys category.
The manager and head coach of the team is Alena Hutcheson, and she will be assisted by Inecia Rolle and Cameron Riley.
Other countries competing in the championships this weekend are Barbados, the Cayman Islands, Jamaica, Puerto Rico, Trinidad & Tobago and the Turks & Caicos islands.
The Bahamas finished fifth at last year’s championships.