Photos: Augustus & Jones Golf Exhibition Match

August 25, 2011

Daniel Augustus and Nick Jones will be carrying the Bermuda flag in September in Caracas, Venezuela, and both men met up last night [Aug.24] for an exhibition match at the Ocean View Golf Course.

Mr Augustus and Mr Jones have been selected by the Bermuda Professional Golfers Association [BPGA] to make up the 2011 Bermuda Golf World Cup Team.

Daniel Augustus Nick Jones BPGA Golf Bermuda August 24 2011-1-49

Both golfers attended a reception last night with attendees including the Acting Premier Derrick Burgess, Youth, Minister of Families, Sports & Community Development Glenn Blakeney, Minister of Business Development & Tourism Patrice Minors, and BPGA President Brian Morris.

Brian Morris commented, “Regardless of the outcome, the Association is excited and proud to provide this opportunity and exposure to two of Bermuda’s up and coming young professional players

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  1. kim Swan says:

    Best wishes to young professional golfers Nick Jones and Daniel Augustus on being selected to represent Bermuda at the World Cup of GOLF Qualifier.

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  2. pebblebeach says:

    Good luck guys....

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  3. Soldier One! says:

    Bermuda pay attention to these two young kids...they have a great chance. Good luck guys.

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  4. make it happen says:

    Nice to see our government giving back and supporting the youth. Where is all the POSITIVE press to show that our PLP government gives back and support our youth. Never saw this story on the front page of BERNEWS.com (surprising) or the daily RG rag...although that is not a surprise!!!! Where are all the UBP and OBA critics that say our government only gives millions to football and cricket! First comment was from OBA man Kin Swan. He must have "forgotten" to thank the government for supporting these men financially and taking the time out of their busy schedules to play 9 holes. Its not cheap to send these boys to South America. They deserve it! Thank you Bro, Burgess, Blakeney and Sis Minors. Silence speaks volumes!

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    • Soldier One! says:

      I may be wrong but I do not believe that the government contributed monetarily at all. There were two sponsors there that evening (see photos)and my impression is that pay 100% of the costs. I believe the Sen. Col. Burch was there to play a round of exhibition golf with them for support and to give a speech. Good to see them out anyway...but it would be wrong to have others believe that these two young men are going overseas because on us. Thanks to the sponsors!

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