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The second position was taken by Abode Kleen, who defeated Samuel Adjepong on count-back, after both had returned 70 net.

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In the Group ‘B’ encounter, Oswald Amuzu came first with 71 net, beating Young Fuhai by count-back, with Johnny Maison placing third with 72 net.

Leticia Amponsah-Mensah won the Ladies category with 74 net, Mona Myles-Lamptey placed second with 78 net whiles Mercy Wenner took the third position with 79 net.

The one-day Medal Play event was to mark the 22nd Anniversary Celebration of the South African Freedom Day and attracted 200 golfers.

It was organized by Global Media Alliance in collaboration with the South African High Commission and was sponsored by a number of companies including South African Airlines, Cummins Ghana Limited, Afgri Ghana Limited, Multi Choice Ghana Limited, First National Bank, Business and Financial Times and Voltic Mineral Water.

Madam Lulu Xingwana, South African High Com missioner to Ghana commended the golfers for their sterling performances.

She expressed the hope that the already existing cordial relationship between the two countries would grow from strength to strength.

Mr Fred Aryeetey, General Manager of Cummins Ghana Limited said the sponsorship of the game was the company’s contributions towards sports development in the country.

He said the company’s business in South Africa had been growing from strength to strength due to the cordial relationship that exist between the two countries.

Mr Aryeetey gave the assurance that the company would continue to support the development of the game in the years ahead.

Frank Akwasi Opoku, Captain of Celebrity Golf Club commended the companies for their sponsorship and called on other corporate bodies to help develop the sport.

GNA

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