Constance, Nketia-Frempong shine in Latex Foam 44th Golf Masters
The Latex Foam 44th Masters Golf Championship ended at the Royal Golf Club, Kumasi as Edwin Effah Nketia-Frempong became yet another first-time winner in the men’s category.
Constance Awuni became a consecutive winner in recent times.
The annual flagship 36-holes golf championship is reserved for winners and runners-ups in all club competitions for the past year (2022), and past winners of the championship (Grandmasters).
Edwin powered from a net score of 74 (+2) after 18 holes in 9th position to return an outstanding net score of 69 (-3) on the final day to finish 143 (-1) to become a first-time winner of the championship.
Daniel Ntim gained a place from his 3rd position on day 1 with a net score of 71 (-1) after returning a net score of 72 (E) on the final day to narrowly miss the ultimate price on countback.
Young Mozley Boakye-Yiadom could not hold his lot against the older golfers as he slipped from his second position on day 1 with a net score of 70 (-2) and a final day net score of 73 (+1) to lose on countback to be pushed to the third position.
Constance Awuni, the winner of the 43rd edition return a total net score of 149 (+5) over 36 holes to retain the winner’s trophy.
The second position was a resurgent Juddy Gyima Botah, who finished 8 shots off the lead with a total net score of 157 (+13) over 36 holes.
The support category was won by Michael Boateng, a handicap 2 scratch player, with a net score of 69 (-3) over 18 holes.
Richard Osei-Boakye returned a net score of 71 (-1), playing off handicap 24 to take home the second position.
For the first time in the history of the championship, a top management member of the sponsor, Vijayaghavan Venkatesh, (Financial Controller) playing in the support category.
Latex Foam continued the tradition of giving furniture products to the ultimate winners in the main categories, while the other position winners took home traditional Latex Foam Mattresses and Sofa Beds of various sizes.
All participants were once again treated to Latex Foam generosity of free pillows.
In a short welcome address, the Head of Operations, Prof. Bernard Baiden, on behalf of Management and Golfers, recounted the continued assistance received from Latex Foam over the past 20 plus years.
Prof. Baiden announced the renewal of the partnership with Latex Foam for yet another two years and appreciated the efforts of Latex Foam, especially in these financially challenging times.
Ms Gloria Poku, the PRO of Latex Foam, Kumasi, confirmed the commitment of the company to the partnership as demonstrated by the renewal of the sponsorship contract.