Georgetown. (24th June, 2018) Annual Tournament sponsored by Eldorado gave way to an exciting and competitive event as the golfers at the Lusignan Golf Club (LGC) took to the course and battled for supremacy on June 19th 2018 . In the end, the winners were: Best Gross – Avinash Persaud 75; Nearest the Pin – Nazeem ‘Papo’ Haniff
On hand to formally open the Tournament was El Dorado Brand Manager, Maria Munro, who in addition to wishing the golfers a great torunament, expressed the Company’s pleasure to be involved with the Lusignan Golf Club, and their commitment to continue to support the Club in its development. El Dorado Rum, a brand of Demerara Distilleries Ltd (DDL) began sponsoring golf tournaments as a distinct sponsor from DDL since 2011, while DDL itself has been supporting the LGC for over 20 years.
Miss World Guyana 2018, Ambika Ramraj along with 2nd Princess Joylyn Conway and Miss Potaro Siparuni Donnette Linton distributed prizes and hampers to the winners of the tournament.
-More About Miss World Guyana
The Miss World Guyana pageant commenced in May 1966 and crowned its first Title-holder, Umbilita Van Sluytman, who was also known as the Independence Queen and became Guyana’s first placement and semi-finalist in the Miss World 1966 pageant. The Miss World pageant is the first international pageant that Guyana achieved repeated successes in and as recent as 2014 and 2015 with Beauty with a Purpose Winner and Guyana first Miss World Caribbean Sash as well as a Talent Winner, respectively. On May 26th, 2013, Natasha Martindale was awarded the franchise from Miss World Chairwoman & CEO, Julia Morley