Little League Sponsored By Rolex Raises Funds For The Sport
The Cayman Islands Little League was the recipient of the Rolex 2011 Cayman Golf Classic. The Local Little League recently knocked the associates to raise funds. Last Friday, the North Sound Golf Club played host to the twenty teams comprising eighty golfers in total. The Cayman Islands Little League is in its twelfth year and experienced an instant sell out by business sponsors. The event was sponsored by Rolex and basically the tournament was organised for improving the sport here as stated by the Little League President Paul Gallagher. He also said that it was a tremendous day for golf and thanked Rolex and Kirk Freeport for sponsoring such a remarkable event.
Little League President Paul Gallagher assured that the funds raised will be utilised in making efforts to improve the baseball game for all the kids between the ages of five to eighteen years. So that baseball can become a good choice for the youngsters to participate in the tournaments. The format that was used in the golf tournament was a four man scramble format with mulligan available. There were a number of prizes that were handed along with dinner to all the players and goodie bag was received by each and every player who participated. A Rolex watch that was a random prize was won by David Butler of the team PWC. Being closest to the pin on the ninth hole, Jerry Beck won a stainless steel Rolex watch. A Waterford Crystal trophy and two hundred dollars Kirk Freeport gift certificate was won by three people for a range of feats.
The other achievements included Matthew Wight for the longest drive of the day and Tom Crawford for staying close to the pin on the fifth hole.
The KM Ltd team of Brent McComb, Mike Stevens, Charlie Oâ€™Neil, and Richard Sanfilippo stood at the first position. The Appleby side of Norm Klein, Fiona Crellin, James Lewis and Connan Hill were at second position and the Kirk Freeport squad of Chris Kirkconnell, Jerry Beck, Phillip Wight and Michael Wight bagged the third place. On the other hand Matthew Wight, Alan Wight, Naul Bodden and Danny Scott were the low coarse winners for the event.Â Sara Mackay, the fund raising coordinator for the Little League, who still plays in the adult co-ed League was also present for the event and stated the importance of the tournaments for the sport and thanked all the players and even the sponsors for participating and organising such a terrific tournament. He also appreciated North Sound Golf Club for serving a great venue for the event. The Little League at present is in its offseason. There will be the new youth programme and co-ed softball league taking place in January.