Promoting Amateur Golf in Cyprus

February 13, 2017 Print
Paul Schebesta wins 2017 Severis Open

The “Nicos Severis Cyprus Youth Golf Open” 2017 run by the Cyprus Golf Federation, sponsored by Mrs Marie Severis and hosted by Eléa Estate Golf Club, was successfully run over the weekend of February 11-12, with the participation of 124 children from 16 countries from around Europe and the Mediterranean.

On both Saturday and Sunday, the prevailing weather conditions were ideal for the for the sport and participants, mainly from the northern European countries, expressed their surprise and delight for the spring conditions in Cyprus in mid-February.

The president of the Cyprus Golf Federation, Mr Dimitris Papapetrou, expressed his satisfaction for the excellent organization as well as for the numbers and high ability standard of participants for 2017. Mr Papapetrou thanked Mrs Severis and her family for her long-standing support of golf in Cyprus and in particular of junior golf. Mr Papapetrou continued to say that the intention of both the federation and the sponsor, Mrs Severis, is to enhance and upgrade the event to a three-day competition soon, which will make it eligible for inclusion in the list of participating events for World Amateur Golf Ranking (WAGR) points.

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