MTN CEO’s Invitational: Mary and Ligbidi are 2014 champions
Mrs. Mary Krouborg and K. Ligbidi emerged winners in the ladies and men Group A in the 6 edition of the MTN CEO invitational golf tournament played at the Celebrity Golf Club over the weekend.
Madam Krouborg carried the day with a gross score of 90 and net score of 77 in handicap 13. She was closely followed by Pamela Yeboah won finished with a gross score of 94 and net score of 78 in handicap 16.
In the men's Group A division, Ligbidi finished the day with a gross score of 78 and a net score of 73 playing off handicap five. Ernest Kumi finished second with a gross score of 86 and a net score of 74 off handicap 12. With a gross score of 80 and a net score of 74 in handicap six, Kusi Boateng finished third in the men's Group A.
In the ladies' Group B, Maureen Akuaku, came first with a gross score of 102 and a net score of 66 in handicap 36 with Esther Antwi finishing second with a gross score of 97 and a net score of 77 in handicap 20.
Bubby price winner also went Ann-Beverly Brown whilst the men's division's Bubby price went to Jonathan Adjetey.
Gorkeh Sekyim came first in the men's Group B with a gross score of 89 and net score of 67 playing off handicap 22 while K. Matlatesa came second with a gross score of 100 and a net score of 72 in handicap 28 to beat Philip Ayivor on count back with the same scores.
Anthony Appiah came fourth with a gross score of 95 and a net score of 95 and a net score of 73 off handicap 22.
Chief Executive Officer of MTN Ghana, Serame Taukobong who was the host of the day thanked the golfers for honouring his invitation and contributing to making the day a success.
He congratulated the winners and thanked the organisers and executives of the Celebrity Golf Club for allowing them to use their facility for the tournament.
He said it is always important to take time off busy schedules, change environment and engage in an activity that will keep them relaxed after a stressful week.
The CEO explained that the invitational tournament is very important to MTN because it is through such interactions that they are able to reach their customers and get feedback for their services.
He added that the tournament will be replicated in all golf courses across the country to give the game the needed boost and attention.
'We hope that this event and more events will really push Ghana golf up,' Mr. Taukobong prayed.
Emmanuel Sakyi, Business Segment Manager of MTN was equally excited with participation and competition as he pledged MTN's continued support for golf and indeed sports as a whole in this country.
'Next time it's going to be bigger and bigger. Golf is something that is very special, it has a lucrative audience so it's something we are committed to. I'm glad that you all came today, it's been a wonderful day. Thanks for being with MTN,' Mr. Sakyi said.