2013 Sir Garry Sobers Golf Tournament: Fifth Consecutive Victory for James Johnson

{Via Barbados Advocate 30/4/2013} James Johnson continues to show why he is the number one golfer on the island. Coming in under par each day of the 2013 Sir Garry Sobers Golf Championships, Johnson secured his fifth straight win in the competition with a masterful 70 (2 under-par) in the final day on Sunday at the Barbados Golf Club, where Colombian Emeralds International assisted with the Prize Giving Ceremony.

{Text Via B'dos Advocate} Johnson stated that he was very pleased with his game at present. "I played very solid. I was under par everyday and I had the best score everyday, so I felt good about my performance," he said. Going on to mention that he enjoyed the tournament as each of the courses had their own characteristics, Johnson added that the next major tournament on the cards for him is the Caribbean Championships in August.

{Text Via B’dos Advocate} Johnson stated that he was very pleased with his game at present. “I played very solid. I was under par everyday and I had the best score everyday, so I felt good about my performance,” he said. Going on to mention that he enjoyed the tournament as each of the courses had their own characteristics, Johnson added that the next major tournament on the cards for him is the Caribbean Championships in August.

Getting his campaign started at the Royal Westmoreland Club on Thursday, Johnson finished one under-par (70) to cement his lead with his nearest opponents being Anand Harridyal (Trinidad and Tobago), Scott Stollmeyer (Barbados) and Daryl Jones (Canada), who all shot 77 on the first day. Shooting under-par once again on Day 2 at Apes Hill, Johnson set up himself for a comfortable win when he extended his lead by eight strokes ahead of his nearest chasers.

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