Torgah is Gold Fields PGA champion

TorgahVincent Torgah has emerged winner of this year’s Gold Fields Professional Golfers Association (PGA) Championship, which ended at the Damang Golf Course over the weekend.

It was an outstanding win for the Tema Country Golf Club lad who set a record of finishing 72 holes with 14 under par to clinch the title in the third edition of the event.

He returned a total score of 274 points to beat defending champion Emos Korblah from Achimota Golf Club who also returned a total score of 288 (eight under par).

Torgah came back to claim the trophy he won last two years in the maiden edition and received a cash prize of GH 20,000.

Last year’s second placed, Sunday Odegha settled for the third position with a total of 286 points.

Exhilarated Torgah in an interview with the media said he won the event by virtue of hard work and dedication.

He commended Emos Korblah and Sunday Odegha for pushing him hard to get the win and mentioned that he would continue to train hard and make a mark whenever he represents Ghana at any international competition.

The Executive Vice President (EVP) and Head of Gold Fields West Africa, Mr. Alfred Baku, also congratulated the winners and commended members of the PGA for been disciplined.

According to President of the PGA, Mr. B.B.K Ayivor, who was delighted about the success of the competition, they will be looking for more competitions for professional golfers in the country.

That, he said, would ensure the standard of the game is improved for Ghanaian professional golfers to be able to compete in international competitions.

The event was supported by Gold Fields Ghana Limited, ATS, Connell Mining, Real Mining, Stellar Logistics, Stanbic Bank, KF94, Total Ghana and Zen Petroleum.

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