Avinash Persaud gets sponsorship for Suriname golf tourney

Clifford Reis (2nd from left), Chairman/Managing Director of Banks DIH Limited presents the sponsorship cheque to Avinash Persaud while Gavin Todd and Troy Peters (right) look on

Eight-time Guyana Open men’s golf champion Avinash Persaud, secured sponsorship from Banks DIH Limited to compete in the Suriname Invitational golf tournament, slated for October 6th-7th at the Paramaribo Golf Club.

The presentation occurred on Wednesday at the entity’s Thirst Park location. Clifford Reis, Chairman/Managing Director of Banks DIH Limited presented the sponsorship cheque to Persaud.

Reis, who is a golf enthusiast said, “We wish Avinash every success in Suriname. I am confident that the exposure will assist in his future development.”

Persaud who has clinched the four previous editions of the event, said, “My goal is to win the Best Gross at the event. I would like to thank Banks DIH Limited for sponsoring my participation in Suriname.”

Persaud who clinched his first Open title at the render age of 16 in 2006, revealed that the Surinamese tournament will also serve as preparation for the impending Guyana Open, billed for November 4th-5th at the Lusignan, East Coast Demerara.

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