Basil Sukhram Memorial Golf tourney set for Saturday
Members of the Lusignan Golf Club (LGC) will honour the late golf pro Basil Sukhram at a special tournament arranged in his name on Saturday at the Lusignan course.
The Basil Sukhram Memorial Tournament is sponsored by Alfred Mentore Reality of North Road, Bourda.
Mentore, a former Guyana Open golf champion and realtor has teamed up with the executives of the club to organize the tournament.
Approximately 35 golfers are expected to participate in the tournament, the first organized by the Club for 2013.
Dave Mohamed, Secretary of the LGC that it is a wonderful way to start activities for 2013 in honouring Sukhram who died following a heart attack in 2009 after teeing off at the fifth hole at the Club.
Sukhram, the father of national ladies champion Christine Sukhram served as coach at the LGC for many years and participated in several overseas tournaments.
He also coached in Grenada.
Among the players expected to be in action are Club President Jerome Khan,
Avinash Persaud, Kishan Bacchus, sponsor Alfred Mentore, Patrick Prashad, Chatterpaul Deo, Christine Sukhram, Sookram Deosarran, Clifford Reis, Mark Lashley, Troy Cadogan , Maurice Solomon, Carlos Adams, Rawle Moore, William Walker, Colin Ming, Mike Gayadin, Dr. Ram Singh, Muntaz Haniff, Fazil Deo, Gavin Todd, Joaan Deo, Mohanlall Dinnanauth, Mike Mangal, Brian Glasford, Imran Khan, Roy Cummings, Brian Hackett and Robert Hanoman.
Tee off is at 12:00 hours.
Members of the LGC will also observe a minute silence in honour of former Club Captain Sydney Cummings who died two weeks ago.