Sports Scope

Golf course high-playing rates detrimental to sport’s progress

MICHAEL SCOTT …Lucayan Reef Golf Course

Four decades ago when a group of talented Bahamas-produced golfers were known throughout the region as the “Young Lions”, the sport was thriving. This was the case because those who guided and mentored the young players, did not have great challenges to find a course(s) for them to play on, at modest costs. That glorious…
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African-American Chief Knowles headed to GB for golf discussion

IN PHOTOS George Linley III, Palm Beach Sports Commission Executor Director and Malachi Knowles, (right), AAGHF Founder-Chairman

At least two principal leaders of sports in West Palm Beach, Florida, are expected to be in Freeport for the Edward St. George Memorial Invitational Golf weekend, March 26-29. Founder-Chairman of the African American Golfers Hall of Fame, Malachi Knowles, has confirmed his presence with the Grand Bahama Sports Promotion Association (GBSPA), the organizers of…
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Henry Crawford Fitness Center should be restored in his honor

Henry Crawford

The Henry Crawford Fitness Center, established during the first Perry Christie-Progressive Liberal Party Government (2002-2007), has been phased out. It should be restored in his honor, as is befitting someone who made such a valuable contribution to sports development. I doubt that the present Minister of Sports, Hon. Lanisha Rolle, has been updated regarding the…
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GB Office of PM fostering sports heroes’ celebration

SEN. J. KWASI THOMPSON Minister of State for GB in the Office of the Prime Minister

Harold Williams and Churchill Tener-Knowles are the catalysts, and the Office of the Prime Minister in Grand Bahama is to play a major role in driving the initiative to honor the island’s sporting heroes, past and present.  Williams, the spokesperson for the Grand Bahama Heroes Committee, disclosed las week that on Monday, February 10, a…
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