Local golfer Lester Alvis was among the top performers at the recently staged Sir Garfield Sobers International amateur Golf tournament in Barbados.
Alvis won the best net in his flight with 7 under par after three days of competition, which attracted more than 200 amateur golfers from the United Kingdom, United States and the Caribbean.
The tournament was played over three courses, the Barbados Golf Club, Royal West Moreland and Sandy Lane Country Club.
Also representing Guyana were Ian Gouveia, Mike Guyadin, Jerome Khan and Avinash Persaud.
Sir Garfield Sobers, the former West Indies cricketer and world record holder was on hand to present the prizes to the winners.
Alvis, Country manager for local furniture store Courts disclosed that the tournament attracted several leading amateur players from Great Britain and the USA who were divided into six flights according to their handicaps.
Avis transformed his performance in Barbados to the local scene to win last weekend’s Citizens Bank Medal Play tournament, carting off both the best net and gross scores.
Meanwhile, Guyana will be represented at the Barbados Open next month in Bridgetown.So far seven local players have signed up to take part, among then Alvis, Clifford Reis, Khan, Gouveia, Alfred Mentore, Brian Glasford and Colin Ming. The tournament takes place from June 25-28 at the Royal West Moreland Club.
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