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Mixed fortune for Ja at CAGC

Published:Saturday | August 9, 2014 | 12:00 AM

Sean Morris and Keith Stein, competing in the Ramon Baez (mid-amateur) Trophy, were the highest placed Jamaicans at the 2014 Caribbean Amateur Golf Championships (CAGC) which ended yesterday in Puerto Rico.

Their combined scores of 72, 70, 68, 70 (280) put them two strokes behind the winners, Dominican Republic (278). The Bahamas were third.

In the Hoerman Cup, Puerto Rico ended the tournament in fine style, taking hold of the coveted trophy, as well as two additional titles. The Puerto Ricans ended the Championship with a total of 1184 strokes, 28 shots ahead of the Dominican Republic (1212). Trinidad & Tobago, Barbados and Jamaica were third, fourth and fifth, respectively.

Puerto Rico, the Bahamas and Trinidad and Tobago took the top three spots in the Francis & Steele-Perkins (Senior) Championship. The Jamaican team of Rory Jardine and Radcliff Knibbs finished fifth.

Despite closing the tournament at one under par, with combined scores of 71, 76, 69, 71, the Super Senior team of Opeton Marshall and rookie, Easton Williams, were fourth in their category. The Puerto Ricans swept to victory six shots below par (282), with Trinidad & Tobago and Barbados following with 285 and 286.

Tiana Cruz, Kei Harris and Rochelle Prince finished fifth in the women's George Teale Trophy. Trinidad & Tobago topped the ladies category with Puerto Rico second, the U.S. Virgin Islands third and the Dominican Republic, fourth.

Jamaica is scheduled to host the 2015 Championships.