Gentleness Asunción, IP Agency.- The XXXV South American Junior Golf Championship takes place o
Asunción, IP Agency.- The XXXV South American Junior Golf Championship takes place on the course of the Yacht and Golf Club Paraguayo and will last until Saturday, September 24.
The first to start was the current champion, compatriot Franco Fernández, hitting a powerful drive from Hole 1, through the blue tee that corresponds to men. While from the 10th hole, red tee started the girls, a group made up of Paraguayan Sol Mendoza Ana Evora from Uruguay and Florencia Cuellar from Bolivia.
We recall that the Paraguayan team is made up of Sol Mendoza, Victoria Livieres, Renata Abad in women and Franco Fernández, Ezequiel Cabrera and Alejandro Echagüe in men, being the delegate of the Jazmín Cataldo team.
The night before the start of the competitive phase, the opening ceremony was held with the parade of the members of the 10 delegations; Later, the flags were hoisted during the artistic moment by the Municipal Folkloric Ballet of Asunción.
The president of the Paraguayan Golf Association, Alexander Kent, welcomed those present. “I want to tell the boys that this tournament marks the beginning of a wonderful stage where they are going to get their reward, there is nothing more beautiful than feeling the adrenaline produced by defending the flag of their country. And I can only recommend that you enjoy this fantastic experience”.
For his part, the defending champion of the individual title, the Paraguayan Franco Fernández declared: “I am very confident, I already won this tournament last year in Ecuador and that is why my expectation points to the two-time championship. I arrive at a very good time, I just won the qualifier for the South American Cup Andes. We are going to fight to get as high as possible, for this we must overcome Colombia, Chile and Peru, among others”.
The delegations of each country are made up of three ladies, three gentlemen and one delegate.
The modality of team play (ladies and gentlemen) is 72 holes, play by strokes, with the two best scores of the three players for each round played for the computation. The team that totals the least number of strokes for the 72 holes is the winner.
In the individual category (ladies and gentlemen) the game mode is 72 holes, stroke play, adding the four days. The winner is the player who totals the least number of strokes for the 72 holes.
Mixed doubles are also played: a lady and a gentleman. The game mode is 72 holes, stroke play, adding the four days of each player. The couple that totals the least number of strokes for the 72 holes is the winner.
The Paraguayan delegation is made up of Jazmín Cataldo, Sol Mendoza, Victoria Livieres, Renata Abad, Franco Fernández, Ezequiel Cabrera and Alejandro Echagüe.