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Golf News of Friday, 23 October 2015

Source: Daily Guide

Mahama opens Achimota Golf Club

President John Dramani Mahama President John Dramani Mahama

Preparations for the opening of the refurbished Achimota Golf Club this weekend have reached a crescendo, DAILY GUIDE SPORTS can confirm.

And according to reports from the club, President John Mahama will be the Guest of Honour for the anticipated grand commissioning.

Also expected to grace the event is the Okyenhene Osagyefo Amoatia Ofori Panin II, Sir Sam Jonah, past presidents and captains.

The two-day event, schedule for tomorrow and Sunday, will attract golfers from Gabon, Nigeria, Senegal, Togo as well as hosts Ghana.

Founded in 1934, the premier gold club in the country, headed by Nana Atta Nyamekye as president and Frank Adu Jnr as captain, has received international touch by way of renovations, courtesy Tullow Ghana Limited.

Attractive prizes have been lined up for golfers who will demonstrate great play and brilliance on the course.

Sponsorship has been obtained from the club’s traditional partners like Unilever Ghana Limited, Vanguard Assurance, Cal Bank Ltd., African Regent Hotel, South African Airways, Kasapreko Ltd., Gihoc Distilleries, Metropolitan Insurance, Devtraco Plus, MTN, Oriental Hotel, Blue Skies Limited and Tang Palace Hotel.

Others are Max Mart, Graphic Communications Group Limited, Fiesta Royal Hotel, La Palm Royal Beach Hotel, Voltic Ghana Limited, Print Right, Doscar Travel and Tours, Guinness Ghana Breweries Ltd, Finatrade Holdings, Super Sports, Fairlop Ghana Limited and Mobus Property Holding Ltd.

Preceding the anticipated grand open is a cocktail at the club house this evening.