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30.06.2004 Sports News

All is set for Peugeot Challenge Cup

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Accra, June 30, GNA - This year's finals of the Peugeot Challenge Golf Tournament to select two crack golfers to represent the country at the prestigious Paris Peugeot International Championship tees of at the Achimota Golf Course on Saturday.

In addition to the two winners, Lufthansa Airlines would also sponsor a professional golfer plus another from an unspecified category for the championship, scheduled for August, this year. One hundred and twenty thousand (120) golfers across the country including seven to compete on a non-scoring basis are expected to contest for a slot on Saturday.

Mr Nich Adi-Dako, Managing Director of Prestige Motors, organisers of the Saturday's event said at a press conference to officially launch the Championship on Wednesday in Accra that the golfers were selected after three qualifiers in Damang, Kumasi and Tema.

The four top golfers would join others from 31 countries across the globe at the Peugeot International P. O-Am.

The golfers would play on three Courses -Golf de Saint-Germain, Golf National and Paris International Golf club, all in France.