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29.08.2004 Golf

Owusu-Baah wins Homowo Golf

Owusu-Baah wins Homowo Golf
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Accra, Aug. 29, GNA - Paul Owusu-Baah returned 65 net to win this year's Ga Homowo Open Golf Championship played at the Achimota Golf Course in Accra on Saturday.

Owusu-Baah who would be playing to a new handicap of 24 played 49 In and 43 Out with a handicap of 27.

E. Da Costa came second with 66 net with Kwame Amoafo- Yeboah taking the third position with 67 net while E.T. Mensah placed fourth with 68 net beating Steve Lyoba on count-back. In the ladies category, Suzie Kumassah won with 72 net, while Esther Amoah came second with 75 net beating Shuppi Mapuranga on count-back.

The One-day 18-Hole Stableford competition, which was sponsored by Prudential Bank Limited attracted more than 120 golfers.

Nii Sempe Adotey Obuor the second, Acting President of the Ga Traditional Council called on the Achimota Golf Club to train the youth to master the sport and become professionals. Mr Joe Aggrey, Deputy Minister for Education, Youth and Sports said the Ministry would do everything possible to ensure that the game of Golf is developed to an international standard. Mr Joe Afranie, Deputy Managing Director of Prudential Bank Limited gave the assurance that they would sponsor next year's event.

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