Hussain, Chan star as hunt for Annual LGC title continues

first_imgWayne Chan defied the rain and wind to take top Best Net honours as the race for the title of 2018 Annual Club Champion continued at the Lusignan Golf Club this past weekend.LGC President Aleem HussainChan racked up a Gross 69 while in the Best Gross category, it was Lusignan Golf Club (LGC) President Aleem Hussain who landed in first place while two-time Guyana Open Champion Mike Mangal finished second and Pur Persaud third.Persaud continued to make a statement as he shot a net 72 to come in second with MACORP executive Guillermo Escarraga making a strong return to the Greens with a net 74 to finish in third position.The winner of the annual point competition gets a variety of prizes along with a full year of bragging rights and the competition was keenly contested in the early stages, but after winning the first four events, the Best Net Champion Title looks to be a shoo-in for Club President Hussain who has performed extremely well this year.There is still a battle for the Best Gross Title as Mike Mangal refuses to quit and with just two matches left to play, it might come down to the very end. The LGC has seen an increased number of tournaments this year and as more major companies join the sponsorship ranks, the game is becoming more popular, drawing the attention of all ages and genders.Meanwhile, the 2018 Guyana Open promises to be a major event with golfers from more than 12 countries expected to participate. Only 100 spots are available for this year’s event and golfers are urged to register early to ensure that they have a spot to contend. Non-members are eligible to play in the two-day tournament and the fee of US$200 covers all expenses for the entire event.Tickets for the Guyana Open will be available from October 1. Please contact the Club at 220-5660 or visit its Facebook page @ Lusignan Golf Club for more information.last_img

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