MULLET BAY - Jesus Antonio Rivera won overall Low Gross during the monthly Medal Play Golf Tournament organized by the St. Maarten Golf Association SMGA. Over the weekend, a total of 19 golfers battled in the hot weather at Mullet Bay, trying to take home the August Medal Play trophy.
With a 78 Gross score, Jesus Antonio Rivera was just one stroke better than Steven Mix who scored a 79 Low Gross. Jesus Antonio Rivera won both the Overall Low Gross as the 1st Low Gross prize in the Men’s category. In the same category, a playoff needed to decide who would be the winner of the 1st Low Net, eventually Stanley Samuel won with a score of 74. Yannic Cazemajou won the prize for fewest putts during the round with a total of 29 putts over 18 holes.
Overall Low Net was won by Frank Jespersen with a score of 64. Jespersen participated in the Category Super Seniors for players over 60 years old in which category he hence won the 1st low net as well. 1st low gross in the category was won by Steven Mix with a score of 79.
Sam Bashir, who played in the Category Seniors for players between 50 and 60 years old, won his category with a score of 86 Low Gross. First Low Net went to Didier Bedu with a score of 75.
Gitte Poulsen won in the Ladies Category with a score of 97 Low Gross, Anne Marie Bouille won Low Net with a score of 84 strokes.
Players that join the monthly Medal Play matches can qualify for the St. Maarten Golf team that will compete against other islands in the Eastern Caribbean Golf Championship.
The SMGA is a non-profit organization that welcomes all beginning and experienced golfers, tourists and St. Maarten / St. Martin residents alike to become members and join them during tournaments and matches. For more information about the SMGA, please contact the Golf Shop at the Mullet Bay Golf Course or like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/St.MaartenGolfAssociation