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Chandra crowned best junior golfer

Emoni Narawa
Wednesday, May 28, 2014

PRASHAL Chandra was crowned the best junior golfer at the Lautoka Golf Club over the weekend.

This is after the Year 8 student of Nadi Sangam Primary School won the Junior Golfers title at the Process Valves and Controls Limited-sponsored Western Open Golf Championship.

He recorded 28 nett to claim the spot and also the nearest to pin prize at the ninth hole. Ryan Kumar claimed second spot on 34 while Emanualelle Luita settled was third on 38.

Youngster Andy Low, a Year 4 student of Ches Primary School and Luita from Namaka Public School shared the youngest golfer title while Raina Kumar was awarded the consistent player title.

LGC chairman of Trustee Raymond Singh, who was passionate about the development of junior golfers said it was a successful tournament.

He heaped praise towards Oceania Golf School director Jimmy Luita for actively coaching and promoting junior golf in the West.

"They are our future stars and I am confident that quite a few will go on to represent the national team in future," he said.

"It was great to see the number of parents who also came out to support the youngsters playing competition golf in a new environment."

He said LGC would definitely form a partnership to promote and contribute towards the development of junior golfers.

"All in all, it was a very exciting Golf outing for these youngsters."


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