‘Pandit’ Haresh wins ‘C’ flight in Silica Sandport Inc. annual golf tourney

first_imgPlaying with a 19-handicap in the 19-28 ‘C’ flight of his own Silica Sandport- sponsored tourney, Pandit’ Haresh Tiwari made history as he secured 2 chip-in birdies on the same Green for hole 4 and hole 13, to win his category; while club President Aleem Hussain captured spoils in the ‘A’.The 2nd year of the tournament at the Lusignan Golf Club on Saturday last sawHaresh, his wife and graduating son Kayshav at a recent school exerciseHussain now playing in the championship flight, and Parmanand ‘Max’ Persaud playing in the ‘B’ flight and dominating.Performances at this tournament send ominous warnings to all that there are several keen golfers vying for the coveted champion of the International Guyana Open 2018, just around the corner in early November.At end of the day’s play, the prizes were awarded as follows. In the ‘A’ or championship flight, handicap 0-9: 1st – Hussain 72/9; 2nd – Nazeem ‘Papo’ Haniff 73/7, (Mike Mangal 75/7 was close competitor in the flight). In the ‘B’ flight, handicap 10-18: 1st – Persaud 68/14; 2nd – Joaan Deo 70/16. (In this flight Aasrodeen Shaw 71/13; Brian Glasford 73/15: Hilbert Shields 73/16; Patrick Prashad 74/10 and Lekhnarine Shivraj 74/16 were a set of keen competitors).In the ‘C’ flight, Handicap 19-28: 1st Tewari 69/19; 2nd – Guillermo EscarragaThe winners and Club Vice President, Paton George, pose with Haresh Tiwari’s family members who assisted in the prize distribution ceremony at the end of the tournament. From left to right, Ms Tewari, Mrs Tewari, Guillermo Escarraga, Nazeem Haniff, Aleem Hussain, Parmanand Persaud, Joaan Deo, Paton George (in back row), Haresh Tewari and Kayshav Tewari80/20, (Philbert London 86/22 was the closest competitor in this flight.SSI produces white sand, screening and washing of silica in a state-of-the-art sand washing facility that obtains sand from part of an extensive silica sand vein that has verifiable reserves in excess of 500 million tons.CEO and founder, ‘Pandit’ Haresh, a veteran golfer, has served as Treasurer of the Lusignan Golf Club in previous years.last_img

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