Guyana Open golf tournament set for November 3-4


Top golfers from Guyana and overseas will converge at the Lusignan Golf Course on the weekend of November 3-4 to compete in the prestigious Guyana Open golf tournament.

According to the Lusignan Golf Club, a full field of 100 players is expected to compete for top honours at the two-day event. For the first time, the Club is looking to stream the event live, as well as create “a pleasantly memorable, refreshing and captivating experience.”

Apart from the on-field action, the Club will cater for over 300 persons, including players, diplomats, ministers of government and special invitees at an invitation-only cocktail reception on the eve of the tournament.

The Course will be closed for regular play on November 2 to facilitate the smooth hosting of the Guyana Open. It will re-open on November 6.

The Medal Play tournament will be played over 36 holes with action starting at 05:10h on each day. Players will compete in three flights- the A flight (0-9 handicap), B flight (10-18 handicap) and C flight (19-28 handicap).

The first 100 players will be accepted, with entrance fee pitted at $25,000 for local members, $30,000 for foreign members and $40,000 for non-members. VIP tickets are also available for $10,000, which includes food and drink and use of the temporary VIP area.

Avinash Persaud is the defending champion of the Male division, while Christine Sukhram added the Female title to her collection in 2017.

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