The Lusignan Golf Club (LGC) will come alive today with the staging of the Kissoon’s million-dollar shootout golf tournament sponsored by the furniture giants of Industrial Site Ruimveldt.
The man behind today’s tournament is none other than former LGC president and veteran golf lover Hemraj Kissoon
Kissoon, who has presided over the construction of the present golf clubhouse, said that he delighted about all the innovations proposed.
His company has already this year, donated furniture to the tune of over one million dollars to enhance the clubhouse!
Kissoon, who has supported the LGC continuously for over five decades said that he was delighted to sponsor a “Mega” tournament at his “beloved LGC.”
LGC president, Aleem Hussain, said that today’s tournament is special in that Kissoon’s will be giving gift vouchers for purchase of their furniture to each of the first – fourth Net Winners, in addition to the trophies they will receive.
According to Hussain, this tournament, the eighth for the year, is the biggest of the year to date.
Both Kissoon and Hussain acknowledged the tremendous contribution made by Macorp in helping the golf Course to be brought to the excellent condition it is now in.
Some of the golfers vying for top places this weekend include former Guyana Open champions Avinash Persaud, Mohanlall Dinanauth, Mike Mangal, and Papo Haniff as well as regular winners Richard Haniff, Parmanand Persaud, Patanjalee Persaud, Deanand Bissessar, Maurice Solomon and Hussain. Guyana Open female champions Christine Sukhram, Shanella Webster and Joaan Deo are also likely contenders for top honours as long as they play.
The public is invited to view today’s tournament free of charge.