THE Fiji Senior Golfers Association season got to a perfect start following the successful opening tournament at the Fiji Golf Club course in Vatuwaqa yesterday.
Twenty-eight golfers over the age of 55 took part in the competition which was won by Rosie Sue and Doctor Ram Lochan in the ladies and men's grade, respectively. Lochan scored a magnificent 47 stableford points to win the Builders Stores Limited-sponsored event. Sue won on countback to Lillian Allen, mother of Fiji's top ranked amateur golfer Olaf Allen Jr, after both scored 34 points.
Fiji Senior Golfers Association assistant secretary Derek Rawlinson was impressed with the competition level at the day-long tournament.
"The conditions were magnificent and it was the best start we have hoped for," he said. Results: Ladies - Rose Sue (34), Lillian Allen (34), M Rawlinson (32). Men - Ram Lochan (47), Abdul Hafiz (43), Vijay Madhavan (40), D Rawlinson (39), Ashok Nath (39), Thipait Hussein (39)