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18.10.2008 Golf

Tetedzie, Abaloo Win Taywood

By Our Golf Correspondent -

K. TETTEDZIE won the annual Taywood Bowl 2008 championship, a one-day golf event organised by the building and construction giants, Taysec Company at the Achimota Golf Course at the weekend.

Tettedzie returned a boogey score of plus 2 (x) to beat George Toall and Rene Kwame to second and third positions respectively.  Both Toall and Kwame  returned a plus 1 (x1) each.

In 4th-6th places were Charles Ofori, Dr Paul Owusu-Baah and R. Mukhi all returning square  respectively in the men's division.

Susy Abaloo-Kumassah picked the ultimate prize in the ladies section also with a boogey score of plus (2) but on count back from her runner-up Bea Vetcsh-Bempong with the same boogey score of plus 2 (x2).

In 3rd place with a plus 1 (x1) was J. Brookman- Amissah.  She beat evergreen Mona Myers-Lamptey a.k.a, Mona Captain who won on count back from Ama Morgan with the same boogey score of Minus 1 (-) respectively.

In his presentation speech, the Chief Executive Officer of Taysec, Mr Jeff Tasher, an ex-captain of the club acknowledged the long time relationship between 61-year-old former Taylor Woodrow and Achimota Golf Club, saying the event which has been running for more than 40 years will be rechristined Taysec Bowl as from next year.


He pledged Taysec's continued support of Achimota Golf Club, the monetary and material support citing the approach road to the Club House, refurbishing and face lift of the “all green” 18-hole project as landmark support to help develop and promote golf in the country.

Mr Fisher who has just assumed the top post of CEO, following the departure of the former, Mr Andy Holmes, commended golfers for  cooperating with Taysec in upholding golf's integrity as a uniting sport.