Ten teams are lined up to compete in the Citizen’s Bank Players Cup/GT Beer Golf championship today at the Lusignan Golf Club.
Each team will comprise four players and the winning team will be determined by the lowest total net score.
There will be attractive prizes for the top three teams.
The teams are Pasture Warriors, Thoroughbred, Gt Beer, Team Carib, Warlords, Pitbulls, Putting Pirates, Jaguars, Conquerors and Beacons Blasters.
Pasture Warriors will feature Haresh Tewari, Avinash Persaud, Ravi Persaud and David Harry, Thoroughbreds are Chatterpaul Deo, Joaan Deo, Vijay Deo and Esau Shamshudeen, and Warlords team will comprise Fazil Haniff, Munaff Arjune, Kishan Bacchus and Kalyan Tiwari.
Pit bulls will be spearheaded by Mike Mangal and will feature Alfred Mentore, Maurice Solomon and B. Deo, while Jaguars will feature Jerome Khan, Imran Khan, Matti Wesselin and Jacks Harry. The Putting Pirates are Brian Hackett, William Walker, Patrick Prashad and Ian Gouveia.
GT Beer team will be Clifford Reis, Gavin Todd, Mark Lashley and Christine Sukhram, Team Carib will feature Troy Cadogan, Ronald Bulkan, George Bulkan and Kassim Khan.
Conquerors’ players are Pur Persaud, Lakeram Ramsundar, Allim Hussein and S. Deosaran while Beacon Blasters will feature Dr. Philbert London, Shanella Webster, Carlos Adams and Mohanlall Dinnanauth.
Apart from the team prize, the individual player with the best net score will win the prestigious Citizens Bank Player’s Cup. The present holder is Patrick Prashad who won title in 2012. Previous winners are Dinnanauth and Andre Cummings.
There will also be a prize for the best gross.
The players will compete in three flights – 0-9 handicap, 10-18 and 19-28.
Being the first major tournament for 2014, players are anxiously looking forward to the return to competitive golf following the recent inclement weather.
Club Captain Chatterpaul Deo said the greens and fairways are in excellent condition despite recent rainfall.
Tee off is at 09:00 hours and officials of Citizens Bank and Banks DIH will be on hand to present the prizes to the outstanding players at the end of the tournament.