Juniors snag team title in Jakarta

Singapore's junior golfers Andre Chong (far left) and Sean Lee lifting the trophy in Jakarta yesterday. Andre was second in both the boys' A Division and overall, while Sean was joint second in the boys' B Division.
Singapore's junior golfers Andre Chong (far left) and Sean Lee lifting the trophy in Jakarta yesterday. Andre was second in both the boys' A Division and overall, while Sean was joint second in the boys' B Division.PHOTO: SINGAPORE GOLF ASSOCIATION

Young golfers Andre, 17, and Sean, 14, grab world honours with a combined score of 598

Singapore's juniors showed that not only their senior counterparts can win a team title at the regional level, as Andre Chong and Sean Lee secured the team title at the Himbara World Junior Golf Championship in Jakarta yesterday.

The quartet of Marc Ong, Gregory Foo, Joshua Shou and Joshua Ho had ended Singapore's 28-year wait for a SEA Games gold medal in golf last year in Kuala Lumpur.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on June 09, 2018, with the headline 'Juniors snag team title in Jakarta'. Print Edition | Subscribe