National golf trials tee off today

Saturday, March 31, 2012    

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THE national trials to select Jamaica's team to the 2012 Caribbean Amateur Junior Golf Championships will get underway this weekend.

Approximately 25 young golfers, in six categories, have been invited to test their skills on the Caymanas Golf Course.

The Junior Championships will take place on July 1-7, in the Dominican Republic.

Among those scheduled to compete are Zachary Chong and Jonathan Newnham, who are currently playing on the junior circuit in Florida in hopes of winning college scholarships. Newnham made the All-County Golf Team based on this performance in the State Championships.

Zandra Royes, Micheal Wilmot, Jordan Lowe, Tyler Fitt, Justin Burrowes and Sebert Walker Jr are also in contention for spots on the team. Rochelle Prince, Sherisse Walker and Kei Harris are among the female competitors.

The team to the regional event will compete in six categories -- Boys & Girls 11-13; Boys & Girls 14 & 15; Boys & Girls 16-17.

Junior Team Trials invitees are

(Boys 11-13) Justin Burrowes, Seebert Walker, Jack Stein, Ethan Jones, Andrew Azan;

(Girls 11-13) Kei Harris, Tiana Cruz;

(Boys 14-15) Jordan Lowe, Tyler Fitt, Dwight Mouldon, Romaine Evans, Austin Swaby, Russell Wilson; (Girls 14-15) Sherice Walker, Victoria Samuels, Katlin Robertson, Jayda Thompson;

(Boys 16-17) Oshane Haye, Mike Wilmot, Zandre Roye, Jonathan Newnham, Donovan Henry, Kristoff Nelson;

(Girls 16-17) Rochelle Prince.




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