Fiji Times Logo

Fiji Time: 5:54 AM on Saturday 20 September

/ Front page / Sport

Bell aims to help golf

Emoni Narawa
Saturday, May 24, 2014

GRAEME Bell, the name at the helm for the Fiji national golf team wants to take the sport to a higher level.

And to do so, Bell plans to conduct clinic at grassroots level to build a solid foundation for the betterment of the sport.

The Pearl Resort Golf Club general manager was given the top job to coach the national team earlier this week.

Bell said he was pleased with the announcement. He said the main focus was to prepare the national side for the Pacific Games in Papua New Guinea next year.

"It's a great honour to coach the Fiji team," he said.

"It is going to be a challenge but I am looking forward to it. The goal now is the Pacific Games in PNG."

Bell said he would be out in various primary schools to conduct clinics.

"I will be going around, conducting golf clinics in the country. There had not been junior golfers coming from various clubs for the time being and that is what we want to build and develop. So going out to schools can solve this matter."

Bell's contract expires on December next year.

"I hope to continue if given the opportunity again," he added.


Fiji Times Front Page Thumbnail

Kaila Front Page ThumbnailFiji Times & Kaila Frontpage PDF Downloads

Use the free Acrobat Reader to view.

Today's Most Read Stories

  1. General Election results: Round 14
  2. General Election results: Round 13
  3. General Election results: Round 12
  4. Fans stabbed
  5. Ruggers ready for NZ
  6. General Election results: Round 15
  7. Ovalau braces for top rugby
  8. Boateng strikes
  9. Jittery start for Chelsea
  10. Fiji elections a welcome turning point: Commonwealth

Top Stories this Week

  1. FijiFirst claims 60 per cent Thursday (18 Sep)
  2. Searching for answers Monday (15 Sep)
  3. Girl, 12, murdered Monday (15 Sep)
  4. Leader of the pack Thursday (18 Sep)
  5. Parties reject result Friday (19 Sep)
  6. Shocked and disgusted Monday (15 Sep)
  7. No stop Friday (19 Sep)
  8. FijiFirst leads Thursday (18 Sep)
  9. No $20m ransom Tuesday (16 Sep)
  10. Elections supervisor to announce final results Friday (19 Sep)