45 PAIRS TO COMPETE INET INTERNATIONAL PAIRS CARIBBEAN TOURNAMENT Tuesday 4th September 2012
2011 winners Avery Jonas and Lionel "Dougie" O'Brien are flanked by INET representative Karien Frederick and Golf Experience Caribbean's Zorol Barthley, along with runners up and other winners. (L-R: standing: Ivan Hixon, Dave George, Karien Frederick, Avery Jonas, Dougie O'Brien, Zorol Barthley, Wilston Charles kneeling Dan Archibald and Dwayne Hill.
This weekend’s INET International Pairs Caribbean Tournament promises to be an extremely competitive event as 45 pairs from Anguilla, St. Kitts, St. Lucia, Trinidad and Tobago as well as host country, Antigua and Barbuda tee off at the Cedar Valley Golf Course from September 7, and 8, 2012.
Zorol Barthley of Golf Experience Caribbean, the organisers of the INET International Pairs Caribbean Tournament explains that the players will be playing for some pretty amazing prizes: Our sponsors continue to put their full support behind the event; with the ultimate prize being the top two pairs from the Caribbean and Antigua and Barbuda qualifying to represent the region at the International Pairs World Finals in Scotland in early October. In addition, there will be an array of prizes on both days for the best dressed pair, closet to the pin, longest drive along with a new feature, the Rockstar Challenge! The Hyundai Elantra is the official car of the tournament and one is available for the first player to get a hole in one on the par three number 11.”
He adds, “We have to thank all our corporate partners for their continued support especially in these challenging economic times. Their support shows that they are confident in our tournament and this bodes well for future tournaments”
Another exciting feature of this year’s event will be live radio and television coverage provided by media partners ABS and the Observer Group: “We are really excited that golf and sports fans will have an opportunity to either watch the first morning’s tee offs live during a special broadcast by Good Morning Antigua and Barbuda, as well as listen to live interviews and commentary during Hitz FM’s "Good Morning Joe Joe" from 7am to 10am. On day two we will have live updates during the Veron Edwards Sports Saturday afternoon show. We have to say a special thank you along with all the other media houses for being so willing to partner with us.”
The following companies are official partners and sponsors of the INET International Pairs Caribbean Tournament: INET Title sponsor; IMOBILE Colombian Emeralds; ECAB; PIC Insurance; LIAT; Johnnie Walker; Rockstar; Courvoisier; Banks Beer; Hout Bay Wines; Pepsi; English Harbour; Paradiso Water ;Hyundai; Coastal Oil ; Hertz; the Observer Group; Karib Cable; Susie's Hot Sauce; Eye Mobile; Flo's Perfume; Cool & Smooth ; Townhouse Megastore; KFC; Snickers; Paradiso Water; Rex Halcyon Cove; Tech & Business Specialists; and Persona Community – PR support.
The event also enjoys full support from the Ministry of Sports and the Cedar Valley Golf Club; and is endorsed by the Antigua and Barbuda Tourism Authority.
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