Tema, Oct. 7,
GNA - Jimmie Thorne returned a net score of 67 to win this year’s Tropical
Cable and Conductor Limited (TCCL) Classic Golf Championship played at the Tema
Country Golf Course on Saturday.
Manasseh took the second position with 68 net, John Lakpo placed third with 69
net while Kofi Elias took the fourth position with 70 net.
In the Group
‘B’ segment, Issah Taylor came first with 74 net, beating Felix Akuamoah, Toabo
Kari and Richmond Aboagye on count-back after they had returned 75 net scores.
won the Ladies category with 71 net, Mona Myles-Lamptey took the second
position with 77 net, Flora Hutubise placed third with 80 net while Margaret
Owusu-Baah came fourth with 81 net.
In the Group
‘B’ event, Gladys Awuni came first with 69 net, Jenny Lee came second with 70
net while Adelaide Owusu-Addjapong took the third position with 78 net.
won the Professional’s category with 66 net, John Mawuli came second with 67
net, Ernest Opoku took the third position with 70 net while Kwame Ligbidi came
fourth with 73 net, beating Francis Torgah on count-back.
The ‘Closest to
the Pin’ award went to Jimmie Thorne while Mercy Werner won the Ladies
18-Hole Medal Play attracted over 120 golfers throughout the country.
V.A. Mensah, Director of Finance and Administration of TCCL, said the company
sponsored the competition as part of its Corporate Social Responsibilities.
He urged the
golf clubs to train the youth so that they can take over from them when they
are old and can no longer play the game.
Mr Mensah urged
Ghanaians to discard the notion that the game was for the rich since anyone at
all can play.
Nana Dr Ani
Agyei, Captain of the Tema Country Golf Club commended the company for
sponsoring the competition and called on golfers to take active interest in the
activities of the club.