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23.09.2003 Golf

Stanchart golf at Achimota

Stanchart golf at Achimota
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Accra, Sep. 23, GNA-This year's Standard Chartered Bank (Stanchart) Golf Championship tees off at the Achimota Golf Course in Accra on Saturday, September 27.

Mr Samuel Leslie Adetola, Captain of the Achimota Golf Club who announced this in Accra on Tuesday, said the one-day 18-Hole Stableford competition which is open to amateur golfers of Achimota, Tema, Celebrity, Bok Nam Kim as well as guest players of the bank, is expected to attract about 200 participants.

He said entry requirements for the event, which forms part of activities marking the 150th anniversary celebration of the bank is Handicap 18 for both the Men and the Ladies categories.

Golfers expected to be seen in action include Felix Owusu-Adjapong, Felix Addo, Bashiru Sakibu, J.A. Cobbina, Koblah Degbe, Colin Watson and John Sam.

The Ladies section would also feature prominent golfers like Mona Captan, Mary Asafu-Adjaye, Florence Etwi-Barimah and Adelaide Owusu-Adjajpong.

Seven prizes would be awarded in the Men's category while four will go for the Ladies. There would also be a prize for the Longest Drive on Hole 14.

K.K. Aziamakpor would be defending the trophy he won last year.

Mr Ebenezer Essoka, Managing Director of the bank, would present trophies to winners.

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