Tobago to host Caribbean Amateur Golf Championship (CAGC), know deets

The upcoming Caribbean Amateur Golf Championship (CAGC) will be held in Tobago from Monday, July 24th until Saturday, July 29th 2023. 

Tobago to host Caribbean Amateur Golf Championship (CAGC), know deets
Tobago to host Caribbean Amateur Golf Championship (CAGC), know deets

Trinidad and Tobago: The upcoming Caribbean Amateur Golf Championship (CAGC) will be held in Tobago from Monday, July 24th until Saturday, July 29th 2023. 

The participating teams and players are expected to arrive between July 23rd and 24th, with the competition days set for July 26th to 28th. 

At a media briefing held at the St Andrews Golf Club, Moka, Maraval, yesterday, the Trinidad and Tobago Golf Association (TTGA) stated the tournament will be hosted in collaboration with the Sport Company of T&T (SporTT), the Ministry of Sport and Community Development (MSCD), Ministry of Trade and Industry and the Tobago House of Assembly (THA). 

The hosts, T&T, will be competing against Puerto Rico, Dominican Republic, US Virgin Islands, Bahamas, Jamaica, Turks and Caicos, Cayman Islands, and Barbados takes place at the Magdalena Golf Resort Plantations, Lowlands, Tobago. 

The team to contest the Hoerman Cup and the Women’s George Teale to be coached by Christopher Richards Sn and managed by Mike Charles will also include Jada Charles, Chloe Ajodha, Liam Bryden, Ethan Hill, Jean-Marc Chevrotier, Ryan Gomez, and Gabriel Vanososte with Ayden Ali as the lone reserve . 

Ryan Peters will spearhead the local team for the 66th edition of the CAGC which will be held in on our shores for the first time in ten years, and on the island of Tobago for only the second time and first since T&T’s triumph in 2003. 

The photos of the T&T’s senior team coach, Chris Richards Snr (second from left), with members of the participating team (from left) Ayden Ali – reserve, Jada Charles, Ryan Gomez, Ethan Hill, Liam Bryden, Chole Ajodha, Jean-Marc Chevrotiere and team captain Ryan Peters have also posted on the social media. 

The Magdalena Grand Beach and Golf Resort is the stunning backdrop for the Caribbean Amateur Golf Championships (CAGC), which tees off from Monday 24th – Saturday July 29th 2023. 

The Trinidad and Tobago Golf Association (TTGA), the Sport Company of T&T (SporTT), the Ministry of Sport and Community Development (MSCD), Ministry of Trade and Industry and the Tobago House of Assembly (THA) are collaborating to bring this prestigious event to life on local soil for the first time in a decade. 

SporTT Director Hayden Mitchell is commending the TTGA for its efforts and says hosting such a grand event is no easy feat. “Instead of taking the simpler route, the team chose to take on the challenge and put together an exceptional tournament right here at home.” 

Director Mitchell also praised the tremendous contributions of SporTT, acknowledging the magnitude of sporting events lined up in Trinidad and Tobago over the next few months. “Amidst it all, the SporTT team has risen to the occasion, showcasing their impeccable coordination skills.