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National golfer off to pursue studies and compete in the US

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National top-ranked golfer Demar James left Antigua and Barbuda to pursue studies in the United States last Wednesday.

The 18-year-old James will be pursuing studies in Business Management at Kentucky State University.

The former Island Academy student will also be representing Kentucky State on the American University Golf Circuit.

James will make his debut on the golf course for Kentucky State University during the Men’s Golf Spring Schedule which will commence with the Delta State Invitational at the Cleveland Country Club in Cleveland, Mississippi, from 13th to 14th March.

He will also contest in the Saginaw Valley Invitational at Kearney Hills Golf Course in Lexington, Kentucky, from 18th to 19th March and the Southwest Golf Klash in Kentucky at Perry Park Golf Resort in Perry Park, Kentucky from 25th to 27th March.

James will participate in the Shorter Hawk Invitational at Stonebridge Golf Club in Rome, Georgia, from 2nd to 4th April and the SIAC Conference Championship at location to be announced on 17th to 19th April.

The young Antiguan golfer is also planning to contest either the NCAA Regionals or the PGA Collegiate Championship on 8th to 10th May.

James departed to the United States after achieving a long list of

accomplishments and Awards in Antigua and other countries in the Caribbean.

He won the International Junior Golf Tournament in 2011, Inter-schools Golf Tournament in 2012, the Antigua Open Junior Championship in 2013, the Junior Christmas Tournament in 2013 and the St. Kitts Open Junior Championship in 2013.

James also finished second at the St. Lucia Open Junior Championship in 2013, won the Antigua Open Junior Championship in 2014 and the St. Kitts Open Junior Championship in 2014.

He finished third at the Trinidad Junior Open in 2015, won the Antigua Open Junior Championship in 2015, the St. Kitts Open Junior Championship in 2015 and the Henry Brunton Junior Golf Championship in 2015.

James also claimed the Schools Independence Golf Championship in 2016 and the Republic Bank Caribbean Junior Open Golf Championships in 2016.

  He captured the Junior Christmas Tournament in 2016, the Antigua Open Junior Championship in 2017 and the IJGT Junior Golf Championship in 2017.

James won the Trinidad Junior Open in 2018 and the St. Kitts Open Junior Championship in 2016.

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