Castries, Saint Lucia: After an absence of two years because of the pandemic, the St. Lucia Golf Association will welcome the region’s best golfers over two days, to the Eastern Caribbean Golf Association Championship 2022. The event will be held from 8th to 9th October 2022 at the Sandals Golf and Country Club.
Antigua and Barbuda will defend its 2019 title against Barbados, Guadeloupe, Martinique, St. Croix, St. Kitts, St. Maarten and St. Thomas.
Saint Lucia is fielding a strong team and hopes to secure the championship trophy this year. The team comprises:
1. Harith Khan
2. Anthony Spallone
3. Nicholas Beaubrun
1. Terry Verdant
2. Eugene Edwin
3. Tim Mangal
1. Kent Glace
2. McHale Andrew
1. Catherine Spooner
2. Debra Ross
3. Lesley Saunderson
Playing President – Mario Reyes.
Over 100 athletes are expected to participate in this tournament which is FREE for attendance by the public.
Ahead of activating the Ministry of Youth Development and Sports – Saint Lucia school sports program, Director of Sports Jim Xavier leads a delegation of ministry officials on several school visits. The first stop was Canaries Primary & Infant Schools, where the MYDS delegation met with Principals Flora Deterville (Primary) and Simona Jn. Baptiste (Infant).
As the school sports program nears activation, Ministry of Youth Development and Sports – Saint Lucia officials, led by Director of Sports Jim Xavier, engage the island’s school community. One of the stops along Saint Lucia’s west coast is Bouton Combined School.
As the Ministry of Youth Development and Sports – Saint Lucia moves to embrace and advance alternative sports; the SAINT LUCIA AUTO SOUND CLUB hosted a big fundraising event at the Vigie Car Park on Saturday 1st October. MYDS officials were on hand to lend support to the event.
While the event brought more attention to the sport, SLASC’s intention is to raise funds for gifts to the children of Choiseul this Christmas.
The event was supported by the MYDS and several corporate sponsors.
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