A hole-in-one adds to GB American Women’s Club Tournament excitement

Kendrick Knowles

The Grand Bahama American Women’s Club’s 14th Annual Philanthropic Golf Classic, hosted at the Ruby Golf Course on Saturday, February 18, was a smashing success. 

 

Lorna Taylor won bragging rights for her hole-in-one on #17 and the prize of a set of TaylorMade RocketBladez HL Irons. 

 

Ramon Taylor was closest to the pin in the men’s category on the same hole.

 

The blind draw, scramble format combined residents and visitors with varied talent levels to form teams for a day filled with competitive fun and enjoyment. 

 

Sponsors fielded five teams of four for a total participation of 66 players.

 

The first place team winners in the Blind Draw category were George Mysel, Brad Culmer, Marian Chamberlain and Barry Coulton.  

 

The Polymers International Ltd Team II took first place in the team competition. 

 

The longest drive in the men’s category was made by Sean Donahue, while Sue Urban hit the longest drive in the women’s category. 

 

Throughout the club’s 51 years of service, members have dedicated themselves to giving back to the community. The Annual Golf Tournament, the only community fundraising effort of the club, raised over $34,000 this year through the generosity, support and participation of corporate and individual sponsors. All monies raised by the club support school scholarships and summer program participation for students in Grades 9 to 12 on Grand Bahama Island. 

 

Published  Friday, February 24, 2017 

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