Asem is MTN CEO golf champion

Liticia  Amponsah-Mensah displaying her prizeGodwin Asem produced a spectacular display to win Saturday’s MTN CEO’s golf competition played at the Tema Country Golf Club (TCGC).

He recorded 43 stableford points to finish ahead of Akwasi Poku, Patrick Tendah and Charles Martey in second, third and fourth positions in the men’s Group A event.

The men’s Group B category was won by K. Rosha who produced a 44 stableford points.

He was followed by Archur Zhou, 40 points and Oberoi Simranjit, 36 points in second and third positions respectively.

In the ladies category, Leticia Amponsah Mensah won with an impressive 38 stableford points. She won against ace golfer Mona Captan Lamptey.

Winners were presented with prizes ranging from trophies, Mobile Money give-aways from Huawei, a supporting sponsor of the 18-hole event.

Addressing participants, Acting Chief Executive Officer of MTN, Eric Nsarkoh said golf’s representation of integrity and high standards fall in line with his outfit’s values, hence their association with the sport.

He said besides the health benefits, the game of golf offers a good platform to exhibit good entrepreneurial qualities and the platform to exercise as well.

He revealed that the Royal Golf Club in Kumasi will host the next edition of the competition as part of this year’s Otumfuo Golf Cup, an aspect of this year’s Ashantifest event.

By Andrew Nortey

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