06.12.2002 Golf

Assah-Sam wins Farmers Day golf

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Yaw Assah-Sam scored 40 points to win this year's Farmers Day golf championship played at the Achimota Golf Course in Accra on Friday.

Mawuli Ababio came second with 39 points, while Michael Aggrey was third with 38 points, beating Paul Briggs and Samuel Adetola on countback.

Beatrice Hampton won the Ladies event with 38 points, Francisca Vandyck placed second with 37 points while Elizabeth Essel Koomson took the third position with 35 points.

The 18-hole Stableford competition, which was sponsored by the club, forms part of activities marking the 18th annual Farmers Day celebrations.

Mr Samuel Adetola, Captain of the Club, praised the participants for their response, to the competition and urged them to keep it up by participating in all activities of the Club.

Meanwhile, Achimota Golf Club failed to turn up for their second inter-club match against Tema Golf Club at Tema on Thursday.

A spokesman for Tema Golf Club told newsmen that a new date would be fixed for the match.

Tema won the first match played at Achimota by 22 points to 18.

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