Five drugs found in Woods' system after arrest

Los Angeles, United States (AFP) — Tiger Woods had five drugs, including the opioid painkiller hydrocodone, in his system when he was arrested in May on suspicion of driving under the influence, according to a toxicology report released Monday. Read More

Lee, Munn-Barrow capture JGA Independence tourney
Tommy Lee captured the Men's division of the rain-shortened Jamaica Golf Association (JGA) Independence 36 qualifying event, shooting a two over par 74 at the Golf and Country Club. ... Read More

Jamaican golfers tee off at Carib Junior Golf Champs
Jamaica's junior golfers are optimistic of producing stellar performances when they tee off at the Caribbean Junior Golf Championships in Trinidad & Tobago today.... Read More

William Knibbs captures Alliance Flights Classic
On a weekend that featured fair weather, William Knibbs topped the Men & Men Senior 0-6 category in the 36-hole Alliance Flights Classic. ... Read More

Tiger won't host PGA event as treatment continues

Tuesday, June, 27 2017    

Potomac , United States (AFP) — Tiger Woods will miss this week's PGA... Read More

Knibbs leads Alliance Golf Classic with 67

Sunday, June, 25 2017    

On the first day of the Alliance Flights Classic, national team member William Knibbs had a remarkable first-round score of 67, five shots below par on the challenging Caymanas Golf Course. Read More

Wolfe goes all the way in BMW Jamaica Classic

BY PAUL A REID Observer writer | Tuesday, June, 20 2017    

ROSE HALL, St James — Jamaica will always be special for Jared Wolfe as he earned his maiden professional title winning the inaugural BMW Jamaica Classic, a PGA Latinoamerica tour event at Cinnamon Hill course in Rose Hall, with a one shot victory in the four-round 72-hole... Read More

Photo: Cry of the Wolfe

Monday, June, 19 2017    

Jared Wolfe (left) receives the winner's cheque of US$31,500 from Director of Tourism Paul Pennicooke after he won the first BMW Jamaica Classic PGA Latinoamerica 72-hole tournament that ended yesterday at the Cinnamon Hills course, Rose Hall, St James. Wolfe shot a 21 under par 267 to win after... Read More

Wolfe opens up six-stroke lead at BMW Ja Classic

Sunday, June, 18 2017    

ROSE HALL, St James — American Jared Wolfe has opened up a six-shot lead early in the third round of the BMW Jamaica Classic, a PGA Latinoamerican tour event that will go into its final day at the Cinnamon Hills golf course in Rose Hall today. Read More

American Gehl takes over lead at BMW Jamaica Classic

BY PAUL A REID Observer writer | Saturday, June, 17 2017    

ROSE HALL, St James — American Brad Gehl yesterday took over the lead in the rain-affected BMW Jamaica Classic, a PGA Latinoamerica tour event being held at Cinnamon Hills golf course in Rose Hall, St James. Read More

BMW Jamaica Classic tees off today

Thursday, June, 15 2017    

The BMW Jamaica Classic will tee off today at the Cinnamon Hill Golf Course in Montego Bay, and runs through to Sunday. Read More

Jonathan Newnham tops national golf trials

Tuesday, June, 6 2017    

Jonathan Newnham secured his place on the national golf team after topping the field at trials at the Caymanas Golf & Country Club this past weekend.Newnham finished the trials with rounds of 75, 73, 80 and 75 for a total of 303 strokes. Read More

PGA Tour in Jamaica a boost for tourism, says Bartlett

BY HORACE HINES Observer staff reporter | Monday, June, 5 2017    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett has stated that Jamaica's hosting of the PGA Tour Latinoamerica BMW Jamaica Classic marks the return of professional golf to Jamaica, and will provide a welcome boost to the... Read More

Par for the course

BY RUDDY ALLEN Observer staff reporter | Wednesday, May, 31 2017    

Jamaica is all set to become the 17th country and the first English-speaking Caribbean country to host an official PGA TOUR of the Latinoamérica event — the BMW Jamaica Classic. The premier tournament will be played at... Read More

Tiger Woods charged with driving under influence

Tuesday, May, 30 2017    

MIAMI, United States (AFP) — Golf superstar Tiger Woods was charged with driving under the influence by police in Florida yesterday, dealing a fresh blow to the former world number one as he struggles to resurrect his career.The 14-time... Read More


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