3-Day Golf Event Starts Today On St Mary’s

A three day golfing event begins today at St Mary’s Golf Club.

British International Helicopters Chief Executive, Tony Jones, says they’re pleased to be able to sponsor the event and the company has provided cash and tickets for prizes.

Tony says that the course on St Mary’s is fabulous, but challenging, with plenty of hazards and he and his wife Carol, who also works for BIH, will be taking part in the contest.

Tony added that golf is a potential draw for new visitors to the island and is keen to promote the sport.

There’ll also be competition on the new bowling green at the course with a singles and doubles competitions organised by Richard Chiverton, starting at 6pm tonight.