Gouveia is new LGC Champion

from left: Mahendra Bhagwandin (holding for Rabindranath Persaud); Aleem Hussain; Mike Mangal (holding for Ian Gouveia); Patanjalee Persaud and Dr Joaan Deo.

 Marking his return with a win veteran Ian Gouveia took the field by storm to emerge the Lusignan Golf Club (LGC) champion by winning the best net as well as best gross categories when the club hosted its championship on Sunday.

Gouveia was unchallenged apart from club president, Aleem Hussain, with a gross performance equalling  83 but Gouveia had a better back nine  while he was the unchallenged winner in the net score with a clear three-point lead over  Hussain.

The course was damp in some places because of the weather, but the spirits of the 17 who braved those conditions were not dampened and they strove for mastery. It was a refreshing tournament especially as other golfers who had not been in tournaments for a season were delighted to be able to participate…..