Cricket icon Brian Lara is giving a 13-year-old golfer from Trinidad and Tobago, the opportunity to participate at the BMZ PGA Championship in England.
Lara has been invited to participate in the BMW PGA Championship and he has done on previous occasions, he has opted to expose another young golfer to such tournaments with the main aim of exposing them to the PGA circuit in an effort to further spark and ignite their passion for the game.
The golfer is Christopher Richards Jnr.
Prime Minister, Dr Keith Rowley has presented several Tobago charities with cheques from the Prime Minister’s Charity Golf Classic (PMCGC) held on Saturday at the Magdalena Grand Beach and Golf Resort Tobago. The Prime Minister is patron of the event.
Altogether, Tobago charities - including the Tobago School for the Deaf Speech and Language Impaired and Healing with Horses - received $55,000 in funding.
The tournament, now in its 21st year, raised close to $400,000 and saw participation from more than 70 teams.
Earlier today, the T&T Golf Association officially launched the T&T International Golf Open.
There will be a new champion this year as Sachin Kumar will not be able to defend his crown due to school exams.
Trinidad and Tobago's cricket world record holder Brian Lara poses with golf star Tiger Woods in Dubai today.
Lara, fondly called the Prince of Port-of-Spain, met Woods on the course of the Omega Dubai Desert Classic at the Emirates Golf Club.
Lara is on a golf tour of Dubai, Abu Dhabi and Hyderabad while Woods is in Dubai for the Desert Classic.
Photo courtesy Richard Lara|Facebook.