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Golf News of Thursday, 16 January 2020

Source: Ghanaian Times

Captain One Society Invitational Charity Golf set for January 25

The 2020 edition of the Captain One Society Invitational Charity Golf Event Day is scheduled for Saturday, January 25 at the Obuasi Golf Course.

The event which would climax the Founders Monthly Medal competitions held last year and this year would have about 80 golfers both members and non-members participating in the prestigious competition.

Speaking ahead of the competition, Founder and President for Captain One Society, Mr Pius Ayeh Appiah said, the theme for the event would be "The Game of Golf as a Uniting Force for Social Development."

He said,  the aim of the competition was to not only play the exciting game and exercise but the impact on the golf communities in Obuasi and beyond.

"We look forward to add at least five orphanage homes to the Deprived Kids Golf Project and also start an annual golf competition for deprived kids-the first-of-its-kind in Ghana," he stated.

He added that they also hope to attract more girls and ladies into playing golf in Ghana while increasing the membership of the society to at least 250.

"We would continue to support members to improve their game through the Founders Monthly Medal competitions which would be played at every golf course in Ghana,"he stressed.

He called on organizations to come o board to support the society especially with the Deprived Kids Golf Project while expressing gratitude to R K Cliste, Mosak Photography, Industrial Procurement Services and Flo Polo Designs for their support.

Competition Secretary, Mr Solomon Harvey explained that the game would be 27 holes in a day, with 18 holes in the morning and nine holes after launch. The event he said, was open to both amateur and professionals.

He added that distinguished golfers would receive GHC10,000 worth of prizes including gift vouchers and other giveaways.

Defending champion of the competition, Prince Amponsah would be looking forward to retaining his title, while other golfers are poised to challenge him for the ultimate trophy.

It promises to be an exciting tournament and organizers have called on golfers to be on time for a successful event.

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