Sixteen junior golfers from Masvingo last Saturday travelled to Roland Golf Club in Zvishavane where they met twelve other players from the mining town for a Junior Tournament meant to promote the development of the sport.
The tournament accommodated children between the ages of 11 and 14 and is one in a series of events that Masvingo Golf Club has initiated to nurture young golf talent.
The young golfers played off 24 to 36 handicaps with the A division comprising players from 24 handicap to 30. The game format was stableford played over nine holes with nine players participating. All the top four winners were from Masvingo Golf Club
A Division results
1. Nyasha Dziwori - 30 handicap, 15 points (Nyasha won the game after a two holes play off)
2. Cephas Ngwenya jnr - 24 handicap, 15 points 3. Raza Ibraham - 30 handicap, 14 points.
4. Jerry Mudzikisi - 24 handicap, 13 points. 5 T. Mukono 30 handicap, 12 points
6. G. Floyde - 30 handicap, 11 points. 7. Ifan Surtee 30 handicap, 10 points.
8. J. Phiri 30 handicap, 9 points. 9. C.Marira - 30 handicap, 8 points.
B DIVISION Played 6 holes
1. T. Muguta - 36 handicap, 7 points. 2. T. Masvinge - 36 handicap, 6 points
3. M. Masiya - 36 handicap, 4 points.
C DIVISION played 3 holes
1. N. Polite - 3 points. 2. R. Dirwai - 2 points 3. A. Eaton - 2 points.
4 B. Matingwina - 2 points. 5. M. Muyambo - 2 points.
"Many thanks go to our coach, Richard Masiya for working hard to nurture young stars to the sport. The kids enjoyed the trip and everyone ended with a prize to take home," said the club's Cephas Ngwenya.
Meanwhile, Masvingo is preparing for a return match at home turf on September 3.sport