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Junior golfers compete in Samoa High Commission fundraising tournament

Release: Wellington Samoa Golf Academcy Inc

The SHC Annual Fundraising Golf Tournament for this year was again held at the Shandon Golf Course in Lower Hutt, Wellington last month.

The day started with the beginners and younger Junior golfers group playing 9 and 6 holes. There were more than 20 young players who thoroughly enjoyed themselves.

In the afternoon, and despite the weather conditions, more than 100 young and older golfers participated in the Open Tournament.

Several Diplomats, the Business Community and members of the Private Sector (also from Australia) supported the Tournament this year. Once again, the Ambassador of Argentina won the Diplomats Division with the Ambassador of Spain coming second.

For the Open Tournament, the winner for the Highest Stableford Points was Mr. Brian Singh (45), Tavita Mene won the Best Gross (71) and Jayden Ford won the Best Gross (73) for a Junior Golfer.

For the Junior Tournament 9 & 6 holes – For 9 holes Lynalty Tafunai won Best Gross girl and Paul Issac-Gibson won best gross boy, For 6 holes Bella Ford won Best Gross while Lila Waenga-Asi was awarded the most improved girl and Sinia Fifita Vaka was awarded most improved boy.


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