On Saturday, June 25, Atlantis hosted a golf clinic for 70 participants in the Governor General’s Youth Award as a part of its weekend of activities which culminated in the 20th Annual Duke of Edinburgh Cup Bahamas Semifinals Charity Golf Tournament at Ocean Club Golf Course on Paradise Island. Pictured here are participants with Atlantis officials. Photo courtesy of Bahamas Visual Services/Atlantis

When Makelia Moxey arrived at Ocean Club Gulf Course for the start of a golf clinic hosted by Atlantis, little could she imagine leaving with a new iPhone 13 courtesy of Aliv.

“I was shocked. I was very proud of myself. I tend to have good luck by the Lord, but this is the best prize I’ve ever won,” said the 16-year-old student of C.C. Sweeting Senior High.

The rising twelfth grader was one of 70 participants in the Governor General Youth Award (GGYA) who flocked to the 18-hole par 72 championship course, stretching over 7,100 yards on Paradise Island to take full advantage of the free lesson provided Saturday [June 25] by Class A golf professional, Mike Simms, Ocean Club’s director of instruction.

The experience was part of a weekend of activities affiliated with the 20th Annual Duke of Edinburgh Cup Bahamas Semifinals Charity Golf Tournament. It was held this past Sunday under the patronage of Governor General Sir Cornelius A. Smith, and Lady Clara Smith in conjunction with Atlantis, Paradise Island.


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