Amateur golfers around the country converged at the Ankobra Golf and Country Club over the weekend for the 2019 edition of the Lady Captain’s Prize tournament.

The tournament was held in honour of the Lady Captain of the Ankobra Golf and Country Club, Floria Hurtubise. The day also coincided with her birthday.

After a long day of playing an 18-hole golf, Kojo Kyei and Vastie Amoafo-Yeboah emerged winners in the men and ladies’ category of the tournament respectively.

Kojo Kyei led the men’s Group A with a net score of 71 points followed by James Akwaboah with a net score of 73 points and Yaw Anarf also with a net score of 74 points.

In Group B, Craig Tandoh emerged winner with a net score of 73 points followed by Isaac Addae with 75points and Mike Hurtubise finished third with a net score of 75 points.

Vastie Amoafo-Yeboah led the ladies Group B with a net score of 75 points followed by Margaret Oduro with a net score of 78 points and Hajia Zenabu with a net score of 79 points.

In Group A, Floria Hurtubise finished first with a net score of 79 points followed by Constance Awuni also with 79 points but lost on countback. Leticia Mensah Amponsah finished third with a net score of 81 points.

The ladies longest drive and closest to the pin prize was won by Mercy Werner while James Akwaboah and Elijah Dennis won the men’s longest drive and closest to the pin respectively.

With a net score of 96 points, Gloria Amadzin won the ladies’ boogie prize with Don OB also won the men’s boogie prize with a net score of 107 points.

Addressing the golfers, the ladies’ captain of Ankobra Golf and Country Club, Floria Hurtubise thanked the golfers for honouring their invitation and congratulated the winners on their performance. She also thanked her sponsors for making the event a success.

She used the opportunity to again invite them for the club’s next event scheduled for next month which would be sponsored by Enterprise Life Insurance.

As part of the presentations, Brands Manager of Johnnie Walker, Solomon Affum donated some customised Johnnie Walker souvenirs to the lady captain.

The event was sponsored by Royal Senchi Hotel, Mosak Photography and Video, Best Western Atlantic, Johnnie Walker, Maaha Beach Resort and Flo-Polo Designs.

Source: Ken Odeng Adade

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