Silica Sands, a long-time supporter of the Lusignan Golf Club (LGC), will host its second annual golf tournament in celebration of the remarkable academic achievements of Kayshav Tiwari, son of Pandit Haresh Tiwari.With the Guyana Cup Open teeing off in a little over a month, the LGC has set out to host some 12 tourneys prior to its November Open. Saturday’s tourney will tee off at 12:30h and will feature Best Gross and Best Net in Categories A, B and C. The tournament usually attracts a full field, and this is anticipated especially this year, as this weekend will feature a double-header as players warm up for the Suriname Open, set for October 5-7. Young Tiwari, son of the ‘Pandit,’ has been among the country’s top performers at the 2018 CXC exams, and the club will honour his success with this tourney. Defending Guyana Open 8-time ChampionThe LGC continues its weekend action with the Silica Sands tourneyAvinash Persaud will demonstrate his skills, along with top contenders Guillermo Escarraga, Mahesh Shivraj, Clifford Reis, Patrick Prasad, Mike Mangal, William Walker, Pur Persaud, Richard Hanif, Max Persaud and Aleem Hussain. Female champions Joann Deo and Shanella Webster will tune up for the Guyana Open scheduled for November 3-4.Silica Sands is a local company created fifteen years ago by Pandit Haresh Tiwari, who rose from simple Lusignan roots to become one of the largest exporters of sand to the Caribbean and other countries. The company has a private wharf, mining areas, and the complete logistic facilities to export sand from Guyana to the world market.Its monthly operational capacity is over 100,000 metric tons of the finest quality sand for the manufacture of glass, for construction purposes, and for the top golf courses in any port the customer desires.