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Morris soars at SMS Flights Classic

Published:Tuesday | February 19, 2019 | 12:12 AM
Scientific and Medical Supplies (SMS) director Darren Lau (right), and Marlena Biart (centre), also representing SMS, present Sean Morris with his trophy for winning the SMS Flights Classic, held at the Constant Spring Golf Club at the weekend.
Scientific and Medical Supplies (SMS) director Darren Lau (right), and Marlena Biart (centre), also representing SMS, present Sean Morris with his trophy for winning the SMS Flights Classic, held at the Constant Spring Golf Club at the weekend.

Sean Morris captured the SMS (Scientific & Medical Supplies) Flights Classic title in stellar style with steady and impressive rounds of three under par 67 each day. Morris ended the tournament 13 shots ahead of Justin Burrowes, who was tied with William Knibbs on 147.

The tournament, which was held at the Constant Spring Golf Club this past weekend, was well supported with over 80 players in the field. Constant Spring members Bruce Levy and Sean Garbutt walked away the first and second prizes in the men & men senior seven-to-12 category.

In the Men Super Senior zero-to-12 group, Jamaica Golf Association president, Peter Chin, took the winner’s title with 152 strokes. The second-place finisher was Michael Bradford on 161. Runaway Bay-based Fitzroy Hurst finished third on 163 and Michael Richards finished in fourth place, tied with Carlysle Hudson. Richards had the better final 18 round. Lincoln Williams won the Men Super Senior 13-24 title (169).

National representative Jodi Barrow took the ladies zero-to-12 prize with a two-day score of 156. Alison Lynn emerged the winner in the ladies’ 13-18 category with 186, while Diane Hudson was first in the 19-24 ladies’ segment with 182.

Over the two days of the SMS Flights Classic, a total of 24 junior golfers came out to test their skills against the course. Radino Lobban from the Sandals Foundation topped the boys 18 and Under group with 169, ahead of Luke Wright on 178. Tristan Brown shot an impressive 150 strokes over two rounds to top the Boys 15 and Under competitors. Second was Matthew Grant with 161.

Nine golfers turned out for the Boys 11-13 competition in which Aman Dhiman finished in the top spot with 154. Trey Williams took second place with 170 and Brady Holmes was third on 180.

Justine McKenzie won the Girls 18 and Under with 199 and the best one day Junior was Winni Lau on 78 strokes.

Michael Lowe shot even par 70 to emerge the best one-day player of the tournament.