The maiden edition of the Ghana Golf Awards has been launched at the media centre of the Accra sports stadium.
Twenty-five award categories will be rewarded to the best golf performers in the National golf tournaments, Amateur Golf Championships, corporate and affiliated bodies which ensured the successful run of the competition, Amateur golfer of the year (Male and Female), Most promising golfer (Male and Female), Golf manager of the year, Best dressed golfer (Male and Female), Golf club of the year, Golf personality of the year and Media Houses which have supported golf in the year under review.
Other categories are Golf company of the year, Most improved golfer (Male and Female), Junior golfer of the year (Male and Female), Senior golfer of the year (Male and Female) PRO golfer of the year, Golf spot of the year and Golfer of the year.
Recognition awards will be given to Otumfuo Osei Tutu II and Osagyefo Amoatia Ofori Panin II for their varied contributions to the sport of golf in their respective regions.
The President of Ghana Golf Association, Dr. Felix Frimpong, said the golf association wants to use the awards ceremony to motivate Ghanaians to participate in the golf of sports.
"We want to improve and encourage Ghanaians to participate in Golf Championships. Golf is an interesting sports and we hope the awards will inspire people to get into golf," Dr. Felix Frimpong said.
This year's Ghana golf awards has been scheduled for Saturday December 22, 2013 at the La Palm Beach Hotel in Accra.