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Golf News of Sunday, 26 January 2020

Source: Nana Prempeh

Professional Golfers Association commend Gold Fields Ghana, Otumfuo

The president of the Professional Golfers Association, of Ghana has expressed, gratitude to the Gold Fields Ghana Limited for their unwavering support to the association.

The association, in a statement also said it is grateful to the Asantehene Otumfuo Osei Tutu who is a lifelong golfer and the special guest of the PGA Championship which was held between 4th and 7th December, 2019 at Damang in the Western region.

Below is the statement

The president of the Professional Golfers Association of Ghana (PGA) Mr Tony Kwame Mintah; the captain of the players, John Wonders Mawuli; the executives and the entire members of PGA would like to express its sincere gratitude to our headline sponsor Gold Fields Ghana Limited and other sponsors for a successful 6th edition of the PGA Championship which was held between 4th and 7th December, 2019 at Damang in the Western region.

PGA salute his Royal Majesty Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, the special guest of honour, for the recent PGA championship, Mr. Nick Holland group CEO of Gold Fields Global and his wife, who made time out of their busy schedules to grace the event.

PGA would also like to extend appreciation to Mr. Alfred Baku, Gold Fields’ Executive Vice president and Head of West Africa, for the importance he always places on the championship and make sure the competition purse increases every year.

We say thank you to the championship’s Chairman of the Organizing Committee, Mr. Hans De Beer, VP Engineering and Project for Gold Fields; Vice Organizing Committee Chairman, Mr. Roger Adamah (Gold Field Ghana’s Unit Manager Project); VP, Human Resource Manager, Mr. Francis Eduku. We cannot forget Adelaide Arthur for always making sure meetings were scheduled on time.

Special gratitude to Mr. Derrick Amoakwah- Mensah, Captain of Damang Golf Club for always allowing the PGA to use the Damang golf course, Tournament Director Mr Akwasi Prempeh and his team for always putting the course in shape for players to enjoy.

We cannot end without extending our appreciation to BCM, Engineers & Planners, Zen Petroleum, ATS, AIA Ghana LTD, Total Ghana, Gaso Petroleum, Genser Energy, Boison Construction LTD, Seedco Construction, Wayoe Engineering & Construction, De Simone LTD Group, Wilhelm LTD Civil Engineering & Building Construction, DMA and AEL for their unending support for PGA championship for the past 6 years. We also say bravo to our hardworking Caddies too.

PGA is grateful for your time, direction and support that made the 2019 championship a success.