Road to Guyana Open Golf tournament good, says Tiwari

first_imgLocal pro golfer Haresh “Pandit” Tiwari says the fraternity has been on the right path leading up to November’s Guyana Open Championships, as well as the forthcoming Suriname Invitational.Saturday’s tournament, sponsored by Silica Sands, a long-time supporter of the Lusignan Golf Club (LGC), has been the second annual tournament in celebration of the remarkable academic achievements of Kayshav Tiwari, son of the “Pandit”, and one who has been among the top performers at the recent CXC exams.Taking some time off from one of his holes, “Pandit” told Guyana Times Sport he has been touched by the turnout from his colleagues, and pleased to be involved in the festivities leading up to the major upcoming events.“I’m very happy to be a part of the upcoming events leading up to the Guyana Open, and Silica Sands are happy to be a part of this tournament. We hope everyone enjoys the day of golf,” the Pandit expressed.Among those who competed in the quest for Best Gross and Best Net in categories A, B, & C, the Greens were filled with players the likes of 8-time defending Guyana Open Champion Avinash Persaud, Guillermo Escarraga, Mahesh Shivraj, Clifford Reis, Patrick Prasad, Mike Mangal, LGC President Aleem Hussain, and others.Regarding the turnout, the seasoned golfer said it was great to see the golfers coming out every week to polish their skills. He also said it was the hunger and anticipation ahead of the Suriname and Guyana Open which has led to the golfers’ continuous support.“The turnout was excellent, you can’t ask for more. These golfers are hungry ahead of these tournaments, not only the Suriname Open, but the Guyana Open; and we’re happy that so many of them turned out today,” he declared.The tournament offered some more fine-tuning ahead of the upcoming trip to Suriname, slated for October 5-7. That would be followed by the Open in November 3-4. (Clifton Ross)last_img

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