Avorsey wins Ecobank Golf Cup

Avorsey (second left) receiving his prize from Ecobank boss, Morgan Asiedu. With them are Mark Coffie, vice captain of Achimota Golf and Amoah, the competition's secretary

Avorsey (second left) receiving his prize from Ecobank boss, Morgan Asiedu. With them are Mark Coffie, vice captain of Achimota Golf and Amoah, the competition’s secretary

HIGH grade golfer, Frank Avorsey, played spiritedly to run home with the flagship prize in the Ecobank Cup Golf competition at the Achimota golf club on Saturday.

Playing on a fine handicap of five, he recorded a 43 stableford points; beating Mark Tweneboa by just a stroke (42).

Sampson Assorgbah, also a single handicapper (3) beat Kojo Ansah (41) on coutback.

Young Jessica Tei picked the ladies ultimate prize after a 39 stableford points. Christine Furler, 38 stableford points, Royal Golf Club’s Constance Awuni, 36, Achimota’s Elizabeth Aku Yaba, 33 and Vivian Dick 33 points followed in that order.

It was Barry Dzadey, who picked the men’s longest drive prize, while Jessica won the ladies category.

Dzadey again won the closest to the pin in the men’s event with Rainer Asiama winning the ladies closest to pin prize.

Managing Director of Ecobank Morgan Asiedu, said: “we believe that organising this tournament for the benefit of our clients will enhance their lives, promote networking and ultimately grow their businesses. We are excited about the massive participation we have witnessed at this tournament.

“Sports is critical to good health; good health is priceless and it is the catalyst for long life, peace and success in business.”

The Pan African Bank made a mouthwatering ¢10,000 donation to the club for its upkeep.

The 18- Hole event drew about 140 golfers from across the country.

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