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13.08.2009 Golf

Vodafone Invitational Golf

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Accra, Aug. 12, GNA-The first Vodafone Invitational Golf Championship tees off at the Achimota Golf course in Accra on Saturday, August 22.

Mr Kwabena Oteng-Aboagye, General Manager of the Achimota Golf Club who announced this in Accra on Wednesday, said about 120 amateur golfers have been invited to participate in the one-day 18-hole Stable-ford competition.

He said the event, which used to be known as the Ghana Telecom Invitational has been changed to Vodafone, following the change of name of the company.

The General Manager said the entry requirements for the event, which would be played in accordance with the local rules of the Club, is Handicap 18 for the Men and Handicap 24 for the Ladies respectively.

Mr Oteng-Aboagye said some of the golfers expected to participate in the competition include Mike Aggrey, Captain of the Club, Matthias Dorfe, Yaw Assah-Sam, Paul List, Daniel List, Mike Ben-George, Mike Ezan, Charles Tabi and Nick Smallman.

Mona Myles-Lamptey, Clara Price, Margaret Ben-George and Ama Morgan would also battle each other for honours in the Ladies segment.

There would be prizes for the ' Longest Drive on Hole 18' and the 'Nearest to the Pin on Hole 17'.


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