THE St. Lucia Golf Association has a new president: At its annual general meeting on Wednesday Tim Mangal was elected to take charge until July 2016.
Mangal will have alongside him Naveen Urs -Vice President, Joan Paul – Secretary, KerwinJn Baptiste – Treasurer, Debra Ross – Club Captain and Milton McKenzie and Kevin White as Floor Reprentative.
Outgoing President Trevor Cozier did not seek re election.
Mangal started playing golf in 1982 and five years later took up coaching to improve the sport on the island. He has also worked at Sandals La Toc Golf Course and the Cap Estate Golf Club as Head Pro.
In 2007 Mangal won the World Golf Teachers Federation Cup championship, He currently holds the course record at Sandals Golf Club 10 under par set in 1993.
He says he plans to improve the quality of golf on island, source international tournaments where our local players can compete, increase the quantity of local golfers through the various programmes the new executive will be implementing and work towards a long term developmental programme for all.