Lartey Gberbie wins South Africa Freedom Day Golf
Tema, April 26, GNA - Tei Lartey Gberbie returned a net score of 69 to win this year's South Africa Freedom Day Open Golf Championship played at the Celebrity Golf Course at Sakumono, near Tema on Saturday.
He was followed by Ekow Nyarko with 70 net, Joe Ampofo took the third position with 73 net while Geoffrey Avornyotse placed fourth with 75 net
In the Ladies segment, Mercy Werner came first with 71 net, Letitia Amponsah Mensah was second with 75 net while Pamela Yeboah took the third position with 79 net.
In the Men's Group 'B'' encounter, Jimmy Thorne came first with 69 net while Joseph Netteh took the second position with 71 net, beating Jonathan Stevens and Whang Zhou on count-back
Helen Appah won the Ladies Group 'B'' with 73 net, Joyce Aronse came second with 86 net while Naomi Addo took the third position with 88 net.
The one-day 18-Hole event, which was sponsored by Rwand Air, Diamond Cement Ghana Limited, Accra Mall, Voltic Mineral Water and Multi Choice Ghana Limited attracted 120 golfers.
The competition, which was on the theme 'Africa Unite, Say No to Xenophobia' was aimed at strengthening the cordial relationship between Ghana and South Africa.
Madam Lu Luma Xinguwana, South African High Commissioner to Ghana, called for unity among African countries and regretted the recent Xenophobia attacks in South African and expressed the hope that the cordial relationship between African countries would be deepened.
Frank Akwasi Opoku, Captain of the Celebrity Golf Club commended the companies for sponsoring the competition.