Albert Agbo wrapped his golfing calendar in jubilant mood on Friday night after emerging as the winner of men’s group A of the MTN Invitational golf final event of the year at the Tema Country Golf Club.
The event which happens to be the final competition for the year saw Agbo (handicap 14) shooting 66 net to beat the field by three shots whilst runner-up Godwin Assem (handicap 2) only edged 3rd placed Samuel Tetteh who played off handicap 7 on count back after both men each totalled 69 net of course in the one-day tournament which climaxed leading telecommunications provider, MTN’s golf competition which has already been staged in Achimota, Takoradi and Celebrity, Sakumono in 2018.
In the ladies category, Floria Hurtubise won the ladies group A with 73 points playing off handicap 13 to beat favourite, Mona Captan who played off handicap 9 only on count back as the two women went home with the only prizes on offer in that category.
The men’s group B division which featured Eric Ofosuhene where he proved too difficult for his competitors as he ran away with 64 net off handicap 24, to grab the top accolade ahead of Felix A. Boateng and Seong Chill Kim.
Vida Anang (handicap 25) and Adelaide Owusu Adjapong (19) took home the prizes on offer for women group B after amassing 73 and 74 net respectively.
“Golf as we all know is a game for business people and MTN golf tourney attracts a lot of people especially our key stakeholders, business associates and partners. Indeed, we have seen some great tournaments this year and established strong bonds for a future that remains bright,” Sam Korankye, MTN Corporate Sales Executive said in his closing remarks.
“Our premier invitational golf tournament has witnessed significant growth over the years, and on behalf of MTN, I would like to express our sincere appreciation to you our partners who have for over a decade consistently responded to our invitations and I am pleased to learn that even the number of participants have grown steadily; and it isyou our loyal partners who have made this a premier event on our calendar,” Mr. Korankye added.
Story by: Michael Okuley