Hundred golfers to compete for Accra Open trophy


Accra, Nov.16, GNA—This year’s Accra Open Golf Championship tees-off at the Achimota Golf Course in Accra on Saturday, November 19.

     Mr George A. Amoah, Competition Secretary of the  Achimota Golf Club, who disclosed this in Accra on Tuesday said, about 100 golfers  throughout the country are expected to participate in the two-day 36 Hole-Scratch event.

     He said the competition, which would be played in accordance with the rules of the World’s Golf governing body and the local rules of the Achimota Golf Club, is being sponsored by Tullow Oil Ghana Limited, with support from Stanbic Bank Ghana Limited and Emirates Airlines.

     Among an array of golfers expected to participate in the competition are Frank Adu. Captain of the Achimota Golf Club, Yaw Assah-Sam, Dr Sam Jonah, Joe Okyere, Gilbert Morgan, Mona Myles-Lamptey and Clara Price, all of the Achimota Golf Club.

     Six  prizes will be awarded in the Men’s segment while four will be given out in the Ladies encounter.

    Hole in one- will receive a brand new vehicle from Jaguar Company as well as air tickets from Emirates Airlines.


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