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Dart appeals Britannia ruling

The Dart group has filed an appeal of a Grand Court judgment which would compel the developer to provide golf and beach access to neighboring residents as a condition of its 2016 purchase of a suite of properties including the old Hyatt hotel and Britannia golf course.

Big turnout for amateur golf championship

More than 60 senior and junior golfers competed over the weekend at the 29th Cayman Islands Amateur Championship at the North Sound Golf Club.

Hastings, Jarvis to play college golf

Two Cayman Islands golfers are in line to receive scholarships to play men's golf at the NCAA Division I level.

Golfers raise funds for swimmers

At its 2020 CUC-Global Captive Management Golf Tournament earlier this month, the Cayman Islands Aquatic Sports Association raised $5,500 to help pay for Cayman’s national swim teams to attend regional and international competitions, like the upcoming CARIFTA Swimming Championship, in Barbados.

Close finish in Cayman golf championships

The Cayman Islands Golf Association teed off the year with its first major tournament, which featured a closely fought match in the men’s competition....

Cayman golfers represent at the Latin America Amateur Championship

Cayman golfer Justin Hastings finished tied for 28th – third best among Caribbean competitors – at the recent 2020 Latin America Amateur Championship, with...

Cayman golfers compete at international junior tournament

Justin Hastings finished fifth overall while Aaron Jarvis finished tied for 25th as the Cayman Islands golfers for the first time representated their home...

Cayman junior golfers return home from Miami

Cayman junior golfers Justin Hastings and Danny Lyne have returned home after competing at the First Tee Doral Publix Junior Golf Classic in Miami,...

Good year for McLean

Holly McLean earned her fourth win of the Hurricane Junior Golf Tour after capturing gold recently at the South Florida Fall Junior Open last...

Junior golfers looking for success at Caribbean championships

The Cayman Islands Golf Association is sending a team to compete in the 2019 Caribbean Amateur Junior Championship at Albany, Bahamas from 23-26 July.

Junior golfers top April tournaments

Two Cayman junior golfers recently competed in tournaments in the United States, with winning results.

Young golfers play for championship spots

Two qualifying rounds of the RSM Junior National Team Qualifiers were held on Nov. 11 and 25.

Cayman places second at Caribbean Four-Ball Championship

The Cayman Islands National Golf Team followed up the country’s first Caribbean men’s amateur team championship with a second-place finish at the Caribbean Golf Association Four Ball Championship, held last weekend at the PGA National Resort in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida.

Local golf course listed among world’s best

The Ritz-Carlton is receiving some impressive accolades in the golf world.

Challenging courses at World Amateur Team Championship

Play concluded on Saturday in the 2018 World Amateur Team Championship at Carton House in Dublin, Ireland.

Cayman golfer finishes top 30 in Junior Open Championship

Two junior golfers, Aaron Jarvis and Holly Mclean, traveled to St. Andrews on the eastern coast of Scotland to represent the Cayman Islands in the Junior Open Championship on July 16-18.

Junior golfers meet in final tournament for 2018 season

The Elite Marble & Granite Junior U.S. Open Major was held at The Ritz-Carlton’s Blue Tip Golf Club on Sunday.

KMPG Junior Golf Series concludes

Young golfers faced tough conditions in the 6th and final round of the KPMG Junior Golf Series, Sunday at the North Sound Golf Club.

Sibling golfers find success in Orlando

Brothers Justin and Andrew Hastings completed in a two-day tournament at the Grand Cypress Golf Club in Orlando, Florida, on May 12-13, as part of the IMG Junior Golf Tour.

Young golfers look forward to final round

The final round of six rounds of the KPMG Junior Golf Series will commence on Sunday, May 13.

Cayman junior golfer places well in Florida tournament

One of Cayman’s top junior golfers, Aaron Jarvis, finished T3 (tied for third) in the AJGA Preview at Seagate Golf Club, Delray Beach, Florida on April 14-15.

Cayman juniors attend golf academy camp in Florida

Six junior golfers attended the Leadbetter Golf Academy in Orlando, Florida for game improvement, performance training and a tournament during the school mid-term break from Feb. 12-14.

Two golfers travel to Chile for Latin American Amateur Championship

Two of Caymans’ top amateur golfers Payten Wight and Justin Hastings traveled around 4,000 miles to Santiago Chile to play in the 4th Latin American Amateur Championship on Jan. 20-23.

Junior golf qualifiers, round 2

Cayman’s junior golfers teed up at the North Sound Golf Club for the second round of the National Team Qualifiers Sunday.

Junior golfers give strong performance in Miami

Ten of the islands’ young golfers, ranging in age from 7 to 18, took part in the international Doral-Publix Junior Golf Classic at Trump International Doral in Miami, Florida.

Busy Christmas schedule for Cayman’s golf juniors

Ten junior golfers will play at the Doral Publix Junior Golf Classic held in Miami on Dec. 17-23, representing Cayman in age divisions ranging from 7 yrs to 18 yrs.

Junior National Team Qualifiers: Round one

The first round of the RSM Junior National Team Qualifiers, held at The Ritz-Carlton Golf Club on Dec. 3, saw some excellent scores posted.

Golf tournament raises $15,000 for Red Cross

RBC Royal Bank continued its 20th year of support for the Cayman Islands Red Cross charitable golf tournament on Sept. 1, donating $15,000 to the cause.

Cayman junior golfers fare well at Caribbean tournament

Cayman’s top junior golfers traveled to Port of Spain Trinidad for the Caribbean Amateur Junior Golf Championships July 2-6 for a tournament hosted by St. Andrew’s Golf Club.

Cayman pairs tournament draws 88 golfers

Kelli Dawson and William Koutney, with a net score of 61, won the annual Cayman Islands Golf Association pairs tournament on June 24.

Cayman junior golf series ends on a high note

Nineteen of Cayman’s junior golfers, girls and boys, played in five divisions in the sixth and final round of the Digicel Junior Golf Series on May 28 at North Sound Golf Club.
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Golf Association announces Caribbean Amateur Championship team

The Cayman Islands Golf Association has announced the team of golfers who will represent the Cayman Islands at the Caribbean Amateur Golf Championships in July at the Casa De Campo resort in the Dominican Republic.

Jarvis brothers take top honors at Junior Masters tournament

Brothers Aaron and Andrew Jarvis took first and second place, respectively, in the RSM Junior Masters Golf Tournament at The Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman golf course on April 2.

Junior golf series wraps up fifth round

Twenty-three golfers took part in the fifth round of the Digicel Junior Golf Series on March 26 at the North Sound Golf Club.

Team named for 2017 Caribbean junior golf championships

The Cayman Islands Golf Association has announced the team that will represent the Cayman Islands at the 2017 Caribbean Amateur Junior Golf Championships hosted by Trinidad from July 4-7.

Justin Hastings wins division at junior tournament

Justin Hastings won the championship in the 11-14 Boys Division at the IMG Junior Golf Tournament hosted by IMG Academy at Ocala National Golf Club in Florida on March 4 and 5.

Team RSM wins Pirates Week Charity Golf Classic fundraiser

Dozens of golfers teed up on Friday, Feb. 17, for the Pirates Week Charity Golf Classic to help raise money for the Alzheimer’s and Dementia Association of the Cayman Islands. Due to inclement weather, the event was postponed from Oct. 28, 2016.

Junior golfers fare well at Bahamas tournament

Two of Cayman’s junior golfers, Andrew Jarvis and James Bould, demonstrated their skill in the inaugural Albany, Bahamas Junior Classic Tournament, hosted by The Hurricane Junior Golf Tour on Feb. 11 and 12.
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Golf outing for Ladies in Trusts organization

The inaugural Ladies in Trusts “Afternoon on the Green” golf clinic and scramble is set for Wednesday at the North Sound Golf Club. Sponsored by fiduciary and administration services provider Estera, the event will include a golf clinic, a 9-Hole Best Ball Scramble, and a happy hour.

Junior golf qualifiers held

The final round of the Junior National Team Qualifiers, which will determine which young golfers will represent Cayman at the Junior Caribbean Championships in Trinidad in July, were held over the weekend.

Junior golfers tee up for double-header

Junior golfers teed up for a double-header with the third round of the National Team Qualifiers on Jan. 14 and the third round of the Digicel Junior Golf Series on Jan. 15. High winds posed challenges for some of the golfers in this qualifying tournament, shaking up the field after the first two rounds.

Twelve junior golfers represent Cayman at Doral Classic

Twelve junior golfers represented the Cayman Islands at the Doral-Publix Junior Golf Classic in Miami on Dec. 18 and 19. The golfers were matched with some of the top golfers from 14 countries across North, South and Central America, Europe and Africa, a press release states.

Junior golfers advance in series round 2

Junior golfers completed round two of six in the Digicel Junior Golf Series on Dec. 11. The 18-hole groups played a Stableford format in which points are scored based on the number of shots relative to par on each hole, instead of counting the total number of strokes in the round. This format also took handicaps into account, with lower handicap golfers giving strokes to higher handicap golfers on certain holes.

Junior golfers tee off in qualifiers

The Digicel Junior Golf Series held the first round of the RSM Junior National Team Qualifiers on Nov. 27. Golfers ages 11 through 17 compete in a series of four 18-hole tournaments to earn qualifying positions on the team that will represent the Cayman Islands at the Caribbean Championships.

Winds do not deter junior golfers

Junior golfers faced some tough conditions for the first of six tournaments in the Digicel Junior Golf Series that kicked off Nov. 20 at North Sound Club. The gusty weather did not deter the 24 boys and girls who came out to put the first round of scores on the board for the series.

Caymanian youth get time on the course

Children ages 9 and 10 are learning the fundamentals of golf and etiquette of the game in the six-week Caymanian Youth Golf Program.

Young Cayman golfer wins Florida tournament

Three of Cayman’s top junior golfers, 2016 Junior Champion Andrew Jarvis, his brother Aaron, and Justin Hastings qualified to compete in the Future College World Tour Open at the Disney Lake Buena Vista Golf Course in Orlando, Florida, from Oct. 29-30.

Ironwood to continue Arnold Palmer legacy

The developers of the Ironwood golf course in Grand Cayman hope to make the resort a final tribute to Arnold Palmer, the course’s designer and a legend of the sport, who died this week at the age of 87.

RBC golf tournament raises more than $50,000 for Red Cross

RBC Royal Bank’s latest golf tournament raised more than $50,000 for the Cayman Islands Red Cross.

Cayman men at Caribbean Amateur Golf Championships

Cayman sent a team of six male golfers to contest the Hoerman Cup last week, with the best golfers from the Caribbean region at the Ocean Club on Paradise Island in the Bahamas.

Dart to close Britannia Golf Club next month

The Britannia Golf Club bordering the North Sound will close at the end of August, Dart Realty announced Monday, saying it was “commercially unfeasible” to keep the nine-hole course open.

Cayman golfer plays in Junior Open

Joe Purton traveled straight from Barbados, where he represented the Cayman Islands at the Caribbean Amateur Junior Golf Championships, to Scotland last week to join 147 other junior golfers from 80 countries around the world.

Cayman junior golfers earn honors in Barbados

Despite being one of the smallest countries to field a team in this prestigious regional event, Cayman did exceptionally well in three days of competition at the 2016 Caribbean Amateur Junior Golf Championship in Barbados that ended July 8.

Junior golfers off to Barbados tournament

Six young golfers will travel with coach/manager Brad de Schiffert to Barbados to represent the Cayman Islands in the 2016 Caribbean Amateur Junior Golf Championships July 4-8. Cayman will compete against eight other Caribbean countries.

Golfers from Cayman compete in Jamaica

Golfers from Cayman participated in separate but concurrent tournaments last week in Montego Bay, Jamaica.

Plans submitted for Ironwood golf course

Plans were submitted Friday for an 18-hole Arnold Palmer-designed golf course in the eastern districts of Grand Cayman.

In tensely battled affair, Walkers wins Chamber Golf Classic

The 2016 Masters may have taken place over the weekend, but all eyes in Cayman were on the annual Chamber Golf Classic.

74 golfers hit the green for championships

A record 74 golfers took part in this year’s Amateur Championships, the flagship event for Cayman Islands Golf Association.

Local golf tournament starts Saturday

The annual Cayman Islands Amateur Championships runs Saturday and Sunday at the North Sound Golf Club. The golf tournament comprises four scratch divisions and three divisions played off handicap.

Chevaliers win St. Ignatius scramble

The annual St. Ignatius Church and School Golf Scramble earlier this month raised nearly $6,000 for the school and church development fund. Nineteen foursomes took...

Hole-in-one challenge

Stephen Wilson attempts the hole-in-one challenge on the 11th hole of the North Sound Golf Club during an event sponsored by Dart Realty (Cayman) Ltd. on March 11.

Hard course

30 youngsters hit it off in Digicel Junior Golf Series

Brothers Justin and Andy Hastings topped the leader board in the Boys 18 Hole White Tees and the Boys 18 Hole Red Tees, respectively,...

Two Caymanian golfers head to top international tournament

Michael Wight and Andrew Jarvis are representing Cayman this week at the Latin America Amateur Championship at the renowned Pete Dye course “Teeth of the Dog,” part of the Casa De Campo resort in the Dominican Republic.

Cayman Cookout: Stylish epicurean weekend approaches

The Cayman Cookout is back on Thursday, Jan. 14 so get your tickets now before all the events sell out.

Junior golf finished 2015 in style at overseas tournaments

Seven of the island's young golfers, ranging in age from 7 to 12, took part in international golf tournaments in the United States at the end of December.

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Fellow Caymanians, residents and guests; Happy New Year.

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Top stories of 2015: Dart's grand plans change Cayman landscape

The current and future plans of the Dart group continued to alter Cayman’s landscape in significant ways in 2015.

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Ironwood commits to hiring locals

The developers behind the planned Ironwood golf resort have committed to a target of hiring a workforce of mostly Caymanian employees as part of a duty concessions agreement with government.

Ironwood moving forward, no road deal

The $365 million Ironwood golf resort project will move forward without a final agreement on a highway extension previously viewed as a deal breaker for the development. Ironwood will seek planning approval early next year for phase one of the resort, featuring retirement homes for affluent baby boomers situated around an Arnold Palmer-designed PGA Championship golf course.

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