National junior champ expects big boost from Jamaica Classic

Jamaica Golf Association (JGA) junior champion Sebert Walker Jr has hailed the upcoming Jamaica Classic, the first officially PGA-sanctioned tour event in the country’s history, as a huge step in the right direction for local golf. Read More

Juniors impressive at the JGA Junior National Trials
The Jamaica Golf Association (JGA)Junior National Team Trials kicked off on March 20 at Caymanas Golf Course. ... Read More

Jamaica Classic added to PGA Latinoamerica schedule
THE inaugural staging of the Jamaica Classic has been added to the PGA TOUR Latinoamerica schedule this year, and will be staged at the Cinnamon Hill in Montego Bay, St James, from June 12-18.... Read More

Haynes, Greenidge to headline celebrity event
GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands (CMC) — Legendary former West Indies opening duo Desmond Haynes and Gordon Greenidge, will headline a celebrity event here next week hosted by Cayman Cricket.... Read More

Golf in the blood

BY PAUL A REID Observer writer | Saturday, January, 21 2017   

ROSE HALL, St James — It’s almost inevitable that Sebert Walker Jr would follow in the footsteps of his accomplished father and take up the golf clubs that he grew up seeing all over the family home. Read More

‘We are very proud!’

Wednesday, January, 18 2017   

In a collection of sermons and essays authored by civil rights icon Martin Luther King Jr in 1963, there is a section about the importance of altruism versus selfishness, which contained the following passage. Read More

Eales cops golf title in one-shot victory over Gillis

BY PAUL A REID Observer writer | Sunday, January, 15 2017   

ROSE HALL, St James — Englishman Paul Eales scored a nail-biting one-shot victory to win his first Jamaica Open Golf title as the 50th staging came to a climactic end at the Half Moon course in Rose Hall on Saturday. Read More

Eales hangs on at JGA Open

PAUL A REID Observer Writer | Saturday, January, 14 2017   

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McIlroy defies back pain to stay in SA Open hunt

Saturday, January, 14 2017   

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa (AFP) — World number two Rory McIlroy defied severe back pain to fire a second-round 68 yesterday and trail South African Open leader, Graeme Storm by three shots. Read More

McIlroy trails by one after 67 with new clubs

Thursday, January, 12 2017   

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa (AFP) — Several good second-nine recoveries saw world number two Rory McIlroy fire a first-round 67 in the South African Open yesterday to trail early leader Trevor Fisher Junior by one shot. Read More

Brit Eales out front Jamaica Open Golf tourney

BY PAUL A REID Observer writer | Thursday, January, 12 2017   

ROSE HALL, St James — England’s Paul Eales shot a superb four under par 68 to lead after yesterday’s first round of the 50th Jamaica Open Golf tournament at the Half Moon course in Rose Hall, near Montego Bay. Read More

Golfers face stiff wind as Jamaica Open tees off

BY PAUL A REID Observer writer | Wednesday, January, 11 2017   

ROSE HALL, St James — The 50th staging of the Jamaica Open Golf tournament will get underway this morning at the upgraded Half Moon Course in Rose Hall, near Montego Bay, with the first pairing set to tee off at 7:30 am. Read More

Supreme Ventures boosts Jamaica Golf Open

Sunday, January, 8 2017   

Local and international golf pros will return to the world famous Half Moon Golf Course in Montego Bay from January 11 to 14 for a shot at US$100,000, at the 50th staging of the prestigious Jamaica Open Tournament. Read More

Jamaica Golf Open back after four-year absence

BY GERALD REID Observer writer | Friday, January, 6 2017   

THE prestigious Jamaica Open Golf Championship returns after a four-year absence with its 50th staging, to be held at the world-famous Half Moon Golf Course in Montego Bay, January 11-14. Read More


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