Sports Scope

BAAA opts for New Providence over Grand Bahama for “National” event

IRAM LEWIS, MP, former GBAAA president and Drumeco Archer, BAAA President

Once again, the capital island of New Providence is being given precedence over Grand Bahama. There is a history of Grand Bahama and the other Family Islands being upstaged by the powers that be in New Providence. While it is understood that the seat of governance carries priority, even in situations whereby Grand Bahama or…
Read more

 Jonathon Gouthro tourney scheduled March 9 in GB

JONATHON GOUTHRO, Tournament slated in his memory

 Another in the series of annual tournaments now captivating the golf scene in Grand Bahama, is scheduled for Saturday, March 9 at the Lucayan Reef Course. The Sixth Annual Jonathon Gouthro Memorial had a total of 68 players last year and the expectation is that the number will be similar this time around. The genesis…
Read more

Grand Bahama Open tourney adds to northern island golf resurgence

SENATOR Kwasi Thompson, Minister of State, GBOPM (left) and Ambrose Gouthro, Golf Director of Northern Bahamas.

Another major golf tournament, the Grand Bahama Open, is scheduled April 6-7 at the Lucayan Reef Golf Course. There is a long way to go, but the climate is most encouraging for the resurgence of golf in Grand Bahama. Those who became associated with the game just over the last three decades or so would…
Read more

Mississippi business leaders assisting HOYTES/GBSPA with “Travel Camps”

HOYTES (Helping Our Youth Through Education and Sports), founded by Coach Gladstone “Moon” McPhee, and the Grand Bahama Sports Promotion Association (GBSPA), which is headed by this columnist, have joined together to organize a “Travel Camps” project. Recently, the principals of the two aforementioned organizations, were in Mississippi, in part, to meet with business persons…
Read more

Pin It on Pinterest