Martin Poku (left) presenting a trophy to Isaac Simpson
ISAAC SIMPSON is the champion of the Male Group ?A? version of the June Ashfoam Monthly Medal Golf tournament, with a score of 73 net, pushing F. Oti Boateng to second place with a score of 74 net.
Played at the Royal Golf Club in Kumasi on the Republic Day, the Ladies? Group ?A? category was won by C. Awumi, with a score of 72 net, followed by F. Okyei Gyeabuor, 74 net.
Martin Poku, Captain of the club, said the Monthly Medal Golf is an important tournament on the calendar of the club which is used by the golfers to reduce their handicaps.
The proud winners were presented with Ashfoam souvenirs including mattresses, pillows, bed sheets and other items for their efforts in the one-day competition.
The Men?s Group ?B? event was won by Edward Prempeh, 69 net, with Kari Taridu settling for the second position with 70 net. Vivian Dick was first in the Ladies? Group ?B? version followed by Anima Wilson, 83 net.
Kwame Korsah, with a score of 74 gross, was the champion in the Professionals? category as Peter Korsah placed second with 74 gross. C.K. Kusi won the Seniors? version with 44 net.
D.K. Wilson won the Guests? version with 78 net, Kevin Kusi was the winner in the Youth Group ?A? with 62 net and Nhyirah won the Group ?B? with a score of 47 net.
Mr. Martin Poku expressed delight over the high patronage that the tournament had enjoyed over the previous months, commending Ashfoam for their unflinching support.
He noted that Ashfoam?s annual sponsorship package for the Monthly Medal is worth a staggering GH?84,000, adding that Barclays Bank had agreed to sponsor a competition at the club in 2014.
Martin Poku announced that the Ghana Open Golf Tournament for 2014 would be played at the Royal Golf Club in Kumasi on September 21 and 22, adding that the competition is purely an amateur affair.
FROM I.F. Joe Awuah Jnr., Kumasi