Jamaica Sports News, Kingston: Members of the national senior golf team will be travelling to the Cayman Islands on the weekend, to participate in the 62nd renewal of the Caribbean Amateur Golf Championships. The tournament will take place at the North Sound Golf Club, from July 31 to August 3.
Included in the 6-man Hoerman cup team, is rookie Ricardo Perry. He finished first in the National Trials and hopes to represent his country well.
Junior golfer, Justin Burrows, will also be making his first appearance on the senior side. He gained a selection, after taking the Boys 18 & Under title in the recently concluded Caribbean Amateur Junior Golf Championships, which was held in Jamaica early in July.
Other members of the men’s team include seasoned players, William Knibbs, Jonathan Newnham, Mark Newnham and Sean Morris.
The ladies team will also have two rookies on board, in the form of junior golfers, Eryn Blakeley and Emily Mayne. Kei Harris will provide experience on this youthful George Teale Trophy side. Blakeley, Harris, and Mayne competed for Jamaica on the CAJGC team which finished second to Puerto Rico by a mere two shots.
The team will be managed by president of the Jamaica Golf Association, Peter Chin.