Updated: May 24, 2020
Heathcliffe Kane and Jenna Bayles secured their first BGF Junior National Champion Titles over two rounds at the Ocean Club golf course this weekend.
2020 Bahamas Golf Federation Junior Nationals
After Round 1, Heathcliffe had a one shot lead over Zion Taylor with one round to play. On day 2, Heathcliffe extended his lead by shooting a final round of 75 to clinch the title. Jenna Bayles held a seven shot lead after Round 1 over A’Marie Smith. Jenna played a steady second round to secure the championship with a six shot lead.
The results in the 18 Hole Division were as follows: In the Boys 16-18 Flight, first place went to Heathcliffe Kane, second was Zion Taylor and third was Benjamin Knowles. In the Boys 14-15 flight, first place went to Diego Azar, second was Jaden Ward, and third went to Enrico Stan-Busuioc. In the Boys 10-13 flight, first place went to Kerrington Rolle, second went to Rhan Miller and third place went to Axel Dridi. In the Girls 16-18 Flight, first place went to Jenna Bayles, second was A’Marie Smith and third was Nyah Singh. In the Girls 14-15 flight, first place went to Tyesha Tynes. In the Girls 10-13 flight, first place went to Chemari Pratt and second place went to Elyse Hanna.
The results in the 9 Hole Division were as follows: In the Girls/Boys 10-13 Flight, first place went to Daliah Hamilton-Knowles and second place went to Jaidyn Roye. In the Boys 4-9 flight, first place went to Aden Jones, second went to Joshua Louis and third place went to Lucas Stokes. In the Girls 4-9 flight, first place went to Haley Hall, second was Jalene Bowleg and third went to Kayleigh Rolle.
BGF Junior Chair, Gina Gonzalez Rolle quoted “Despite the breezy weather conditions, the kids showed resilience and played with enthusiasm. They made us all so proud!”
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