Golf

Buttacavoli captures 2nd BMW Jamaica Classic

ROSE HALL, St James — American Michael Buttacavoli shot a 21 under par 195, including a course-equalling 10 under par 62, in the third round to win Sunday's rain-shortened second staging of the BMW Jamaica Classic, a PGA LatinoAmerica tour event at Cinnamon Hills golf course in... Read More

Inaugural Sandals junior golf and jerk deemed a success
The inaugural Sandals Junior Golf and Jerk Festival held at the sprawling grounds of the Sandals Golf and Country Club was deemed a resounding success by organisers Miguel Arthurs and Allison Reid of the Jamaica Golf Association (JGA).... Read More

Digging in
ROSE HALL, St James — Americans Hernan Borja and Harry Higgs were tied at 16 under par after three holes in the third round when play was suspended just after 5:00 pm on yesterday's third day of the BMW Jamaica Classic being staged at the Cinnamon Hills course in Rose...... Read More

Second BMW Jamaica Classic tees off today
ROSE HALL, St James — A strong field of 144 top golfers from the Americas will begin their quest for honours as the second staging of the BMW Jamaica Classic, the fifth stop on the PGA LatinoAmerica tour, tees off on a resplendent Cinnamon Hills course in Rose Hall today at 7:30...... Read More

JGA names prelim junior team for Caribbean Amateur Championship

Monday, April, 30 2018    

The Jamaica Golf Association has announced the preliminary junior team that will represent Jamaica at the 2018 Caribbean Amateur Junior Golf Championship which takes place from July 3-6 at Caymanas Golf Club. Read More

Coming soon: Local golf-inspired movie

BY HOWARD WALKER Senior staff reporter walkerh@jamaicaobserver.com | Tuesday, April, 24 2018    

A movie depicting the academic struggles of a young man whose life was transformed through golf is in the pipeline, revealed general manager of Sandals Golf and Country Club Miguel Arthurs. Read More

Golf & Jerk Festival

BY HOWARD WALKER Senior staff reporter walkerh@jamaicaobserver.com | Wednesday, April, 18 2018    

It will be the first of its kind in the world, said conceptualiser Miguel Arthurs as Sandals Foundation launched its inaugural junior Golf and Jerk Festival to be held on Saturday, May 5. Read More

Reed strengthens hold on Masters, leads McIlroy by three

Sunday, April, 8 2018    

Augusta , United States (AFP) — Patrick Reed fired two late eagles on a rain-softened Augusta National course to seize a three-shot lead over Rory McIlroy, after the third round of the Masters yesterday. Read More

Tiger back in Masters hunt as Augusta National rips leaders

Saturday, April, 7 2018    

AUGUSTA, United States (AFP) — Tiger Woods began yesterday's second round of the Masters with a bogey at Augusta National, which proved formidable in windy conditions as elite golfers struggled and humbled leaders packed together. Read More

Sandals Golf and Jerk Festival to boost junior golf programme

Sunday, March, 18 2018    

In an effort to boost the sport of junior golf in Jamaica, Sandals Golf and Country Club will be staging the inaugural Sandals Golf and Jerk festival on Saturday, May 5, at their majestic golf course in Upton, St Ann. Read More

Campion look to final tournament in JGA inaugural inter-school golf

Tuesday, March, 13 2018    

The unassailable leader, Campion College will tee off at 3:30 pm today at tConstant Spring Golf Club in Kingston in the inaugural Jamaica Golf Association (JGA) Inter-Schools Golf Competition. Read More

Woods continues rankings rise as Casey jumps five places

Tuesday, March, 13 2018    

Paris , France (AFP) — Former world number one Tiger Woods moved back into the world's top 150 yesterday, after falling just short in his bid for a first title since 2013 at the Valspar Championship. Read More

Couples Ocho Rios Charity Golf tourney raises $1.7 million

Sunday, January, 21 2018    

The 2018 edition of the 17th Annual Couples Resorts Ocho Rios Charity Golf Tournament held at Sandals Golf and Country Club has proven successful yet again with approximately $1.7 million being raised. Read More

Woods optimistic for 2018, but schedule still unclear

Saturday, December, 30 2017    

Los Angeles , United States (AFP) — Tiger Woods said yesterday he's taken his game to another level, but his 2018 schedule remains unclear as he plots his comeback from injury. Read More

American Borja holds on to win Jamaica Open

BY PAUL A REID Observer writer | Sunday, December, 10 2017    

ROSE HALL, St James — American Hernan Borja held on to win the 51st Jamaica Open golf title at Half Moon Golf Club yesterday, his first major victory. Read More



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