Richards Jr, Baptiste emerge winners at Trinidad and Tobago Open

By Sports Desk March 15, 2023
Richards Jr dominated the Trinidad and Tobago Open. Richards Jr dominated the Trinidad and Tobago Open.

Christopher Richards Jr shot a final round 74 to win the Trinidad & Tobago Golf Open which concluded at the Magdalena Grand Beach & Golf Resort with the host country sweeping the top three spots on Sunday.

Richards Jr shot scores of 73, 74, 74 and 74 for an overall total 295. His compatriots Gabriel Vanososte (300) and Zico Coriera (306) were second and third, respectively.

Meanwhile, Zandre Roye (317) was the top Jamaican performer placing 11th.

"My performance wasn't my best. It was pretty challenging. I think I learned a lot this being one of the big tournaments early on in the year. I have a few things to work at when I get back to Jamaica but I am excited to see what the rest of the year brings for me," he said.

Wayne Baptiste of Trinidad and Tobago had a combined score of 316 to win the Men’s Senior section ahead of Dr Mark Newnham, who shot a total of 318.

Dave Cameron was sixth with a combined score of 348.

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