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First sold to investors as a luxury housing development around a golf course, a long-discussed project near Rum Point has gone through another metamorphosis as it works its way through the planning process.
More than 300 walkers, runners and volunteers came out for some Christmas fun and exercise for a good cause at the 13th annual Cayman Islands Crisis Centre Jingle Bell Run.
The opening of Dart's Kimpton Seafire Resort in late 2016 foreshadows a much-needed renaissance in Cayman's lagging mid-level to upscale tourism room inventory.
Get your Santa hat on and join in the Jingle Bell Walk/Run this Sunday at the Holiday Inn Resort.
Former world number one David Duval and fellow major winner Rich Beem feature in a star-studded lineup for the Cayman Islands Golf Invitational at the North Sound Club this weekend.
The Department of Vehicle and Drivers’ Licensing will start offering inspection, registration and drivers’ licensing to more conveniently service Grand Cayman’s eastern districts starting in January.
Thirty golfers took part in the third of six rounds of the Digicel Junior Golf Series at North Sound Golf Club on Dec. 6.
North Sound Golf Club hosted the annual Cayman Islands Golf Association Pairs Tournament on Saturday, and there was a record turnout for an association event.
The Esterley Tibbetts highway will be expanded to four lanes along the full length of the route within the next 18 months after government and developer Dart Realty confirmed they had finalized the outstanding details of the National Roads Authority agreement. The deal also involves the US$14.6 million purchase by the Dart group of the Dragon Bay lands on the North Sound.
Sunset Football Club used to be widely seen as a team for mostly British ex-pats who enjoyed the social aspects of the sport rather than having a competitive edge.
We anticipate two points of contention. Does Mr. Trump have a real chance at becoming president? And, does the identity of the U.S. president actually make a difference to Cayman? The answer to both questions is, emphatically “Yes!”
North Sound Golf Club hosted the second round of the Digicel Junior Golf Series on Sunday and there was an encouraging turnout.
Norwegian businessman and philanthropist Erik Henriksen was killed Monday in a boating accident in the North Sound.
Festivites kick-off Friday, Nov. 6 on Cayman Brac and culminate on Saturday, Nov. 28 on Little Cayman.
Put down that razor! There's still lots of time left to grow your MO for MOvember and raise funds for the Cayman Islands Cancer Society.
Digicel are sponsoring a monthly tournament series for junior golfers to gain experience playing regular tournaments.
The North Sound Golf Club hosted the annual President’s Trophy on Oct. 10, with 68 golfers taking part in three divisions.
Red Cross raises $56,000 with golf tournament; Campbells announces scholarship recipients; Pan-American Life celebrates launch; Samson & McGrath’s Trevor Burke admitted to Cayman Bar; Extended hours for business licensing; Fidelity Bank Bahamas appoints new chairman.
The thriving flag football scene welcomed Tyanna Jan into its fold this season, and the Trinidadian speedster immediately made a huge impact.
If anyone wants to find Matthew “Sticks” Volkwyn, all they have to do is follow his weekly sporting schedule because he is so devoted to getting in his sessions that he rarely misses one.
The weather rescheduled final round of the Junior Golf Championships was played at North Sound Golf Club last Sunday with 30 young golfers playing in various categories.
There are some exceptional gymnasts emerging from the celebrated Motions Unlimited gym, and Sami Peene shines as brightly as her teammates.
Golfing prodigy Andrew Jarvis headed off to Florida last week to follow his dream of becoming a pro.
The summer break is over for Cayman athletes as vacations come to an end and schools reopen. The weekend warriors are primed for another epic series of races up to December.
A roundup of local business briefs.
Cayman is the ideal place to indulge in sporting activity, which is partly why Jennifer McKinney ended up living here in the first place.
The junior golf scene has flourished in the past year, which is why there will be more than 30 playing in the Cayman Islands Junior Golf Championship this weekend.
The Legislative Assembly approved two changes to the 1997 Development Plan on Wednesday, clearing the way for the Gran Palazzo condo project on North Sound and a new commercial development on the Linford Pierson Highway.
A second golf course has been added to the plans for the proposed Ironwood resort, with the development’s project manager now predicting a 2018 opening date.
The 2015 North Sound Golf Club Summer Corporate League wrapped up Friday night and PwC edged out defending champions Appleby to take home the trophy.
Flashy Nation Sports Club donated $640 to the Special Needs Foundation Cayman following its successful third annual New Day 5k road run.
Justin Hastings, who is only 11 years old, is getting plenty of golf experience for someone so young.
The Cayman golf team made a good showing at the Caribbean Amateur Golf Championships which were held in Jamaica over the weekend.
Frequent visitor suggests how to make Seven Mile Beach even better.
The Caribbean Amateur Golf Championships begin on Tuesday and run until Friday in Montego Bay, Jamaica.
When Derek Larner formed the Middle Distance Running Club five years ago to teach talented youngsters, he thought his track career was over - yet last weekend, aged 51, he won two silver medals at a masters meet to prove the veteran legs are not completely gone yet.
Five young players competed in St. Croix in the U.S. Virgin Islands last week to represent Cayman in the annual Caribbean Amateur Junior Golf Championships and did exceptionally well.
Researchers from the Pan American Health Organization have taken samples from at least three members of Frank Sound’s Powell family and are scheduling others, while also testing neighbors, plants, cattle and soil for arsenic poisoning.
The Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman, has been named one of the best hotels in the Caribbean by Travel and Leisure magazine on its 2015 “World’s Best” list.
Cayman kids get a taste of golf.
Cayman has so far won 23 medals in the Island Games in Jersey.
Cayman announces its Island Games teams to compete in Jersey from June 27 to July 3.
An overview of some of the multitude of summer camps available for young children in Cayman.
Cayman’s Island Games golf team is raring to compete on the two fine courses in Jersey next week.
The Cayman Islands swim team for the Island Games next month will be a strong one.
Sunset Football Club’s annual fundraiser is guaranteed to be well attended because the star guest is former England captain and manager Kevin Keegan.
A group of 20 Cayman Islands golfers took part in the annual Caribbean Classic golf tournament which this year was held at the newly revamped Trump Doral Resort in Miami.
The People’s Progressive Movement-led government has made a dramatic improvement over the last eight months in the eyes of the populace, according to the results of a caymancompass.com online poll.
The “Great Race for Grace” raised more than US$63,000 to support Feed Our Future and the Frances Bodden Girls Home on Sunday.
Citing seven new multi-million dollar hotel and tourism projects in the works, Tourism Minister Moses Kirkconnell told legislators “investor confidence” is returning to the Cayman Islands.
Kirk Supermarket’s parking lot on Sunday will be the site of golf cart races to raise money for and promote awareness of two local charities.
The Kiwanis are celebrating their 40th anniversary this year.
He’s the most successful footballer on Grand Cayman and the scorer of one of the best goals ever seen at England’s famous Wembley stadium. But few in Cayman know the name Sam Smyth, let alone his story. Mr. Smyth, a Northern Irishman who has lived in the Cayman Islands for six years with his daughter, realtor Sheena Conolly, is the last surviving member of the great Wolverhampton Wanderers team that won the FA Cup in 1949. Mr. Smyth scored the winning goal in front of 98,920 spectators, dribbling the ball from the halfway line before smashing it into the net to secure a 3-1 win against Leicester City. Now, at 90 years old, the memories are starting to fade.
More than 30 junior golfers swarmed the practice ground and 18th hole of the North Sound Golf Club on Sunday to take part in the Cayman Islands Golf Association “Drive, Chip and Putt Skills Challenge.”
Mark Chaloner was once ranked No. 7 in the world at squash and two decades on although now semi-retired from competition, the Cayman national coach and head coach at the South Sound Squash Club is still immersed in the sport he loves.
Samantha Widmer is the queen of Cayman golf, having won her eighth national title last week. At 28 Widmer is consistently improving and could go on dominating the local scene for years if she remains focused.
Cayman golfers have another schedule at North Sound Golf Club this weekend.
The Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman will host its fourth annual Blue Tip Invitational golf tournament next month.
The majority of respondents to a Cayman Compass online poll find food and wine the most interesting lifestyle topic.
Local golfers of all ages and abilities battled it out for supremacy at the North Sound Golf Club over the weekend.
The Cayman Islands Golf Association flagship event, the Island Championships, takes place this weekend at the North Sound Golf Club.
By the time he made it to the 17th tee Saturday evening, the shadows growing long, the big white clubhouse on the hill about to come into view, 21-year-old Jordan Spieth had withstood for nearly four hours the worst the sport of golf could hit him with.
Ironwood developer David Moffitt is being sued by a contractor who claims he failed to pay for work on the Turtle Cove condo units.
Scotland and Germany are to co-host the first European Sports Championships in 2018.
Cayman’s team for the Caribbean Amateur Junior Golf Championship 2015 has been selected after four rounds of qualifiers at the North Sound course.
The Cayman Islands Amateur Championship is approaching and local golfers are honing their skills for that tournament and also to be selected for international competition.
Ben Creasey has only been in Cayman a couple of months and he is already a sporting champ having won the Irish Jog 5k on Tuesday.
Government is hoping it will be a case of sixth time lucky as it again seeks to find someone to take the stockpile of used tires at the George Town Landfill off its hands.
Michael Jordan is a billionaire.
Support is growing for lifeguards and a warning flag system to be introduced on some of Cayman’s beaches to help protect tourists.
Boxer Kendall Ebanks has varied his sporting interests in the past year, becoming a personal trainer and seriously going into triathlon training, which he feels will ultimately help his noble arts skills.
Nikolai “Bruiser” Hill enjoys juggling his life around watching, playing and coaching sport.