NATIONAL reps Olaf Allen Junior and Anuresh Chandra will use the upcoming Lautoka Open Championship as a build-up to the Asia Pacific Amateur Championship in China.
The 82nd Lautoka Open Championship sponsored by Sigatoka Motor Spares in association with Islands Electric Wholesalers and Tesla Products of Australia will be played over 27 holes on October 19.
The tournament will serve as an ideal hit out for Allen Jr and Anuresh who will fly out to Shandong two days later.
Lautoka Golf Club vice-captain Suren Pillay said construction work on the damaged clubhouse was being carried out.
He said the facility would be ready for use soon.
Meanwhile James Krishna won the Pratap Investments Foodhall Supermarket-sponsored 12-hole stroke last Saturday. Krishna carded 34 to win the overall gross title.
Gaffar Ali won the overall nett with a score of 33.
Raymond Singh won the A grade nett. He scored 35. Singh also hit the longest drive and claimed one of the nearest to the pin prize.
Pillay was second with a score of 36 nett. Prem Chand was third with 37.
Anthony John won the B grade nett with a score of 34. Vijay Ram was second with 35 while Abdul Jalal was third with 36.
Robert George won the C grade nett. George scored 36. Robin Steiner was second with 39 while Lawrence Benjamin was third with 40.
Mohammed Salim won the beginners category with a score of 25 nett.