It was all joy and smiles for Geoffrey Avornyotse of the Celebrity Golf Club and Vivian Dick of the Royal Golf Club, Kumasi after the two defied a rainy course to emerge men and ladies champions respectively at the end of year MTN CEO’s Invitational golf tournament last Saturday.
Avornyotse totaled 38 points to win men’s group A in the one day stableford tournament at the Celebrity Golf Club in Sakumono, near Tema, beating Gabriel Ayiwah into the runner-up spot by a single point. Third place went to Mathias Dorfe who also finished a further point behind on 36 points whilst Thompson Komladzei took fourth position on 34 points. Avornyotse got a trophy and new mobile phone as well as free fibre broadband for three months as his prize, the other winners were also recipients of a trophy, phone and MTN souvenirs each.
Dick on the other hand, topped the ladies group A standings with 35 points, outscoring the experienced Adelaide Owusu-Adjapong by a single point with the celebrated Mona Myles-Lamptey clinching third spot on 32 points. For her prize, Dick went home with a trophy, ipad as well as free fibre broadband for three months from the MTN sponsors whilst the other winners also received a trophy, phone and MTN souvenirs.
In other categories, men group B was won by a distance by Benigno Mimis with 42 points, runner-up was Maxwell Prah who finished a mammoth 5 points behind the victorious Mimis on 37 points. Alfred Baku completed the podium in third place with 35 points.
Ladies group B top honours went to Helen Appah who amassed a total of 36 points to beat all her opponents in the only category which had just one winner.
MTN Senior Manager, Regulatory and Governmental Affairs, Mr. Samuel Koranteng, assured the golfers of MTN’s commitment to promoting and supporting golf even in the years ahead and commended the nearly 100 participants who came from all over the country.
“Golf makes one healthy and it is also an exercise for networking for our highly cherished subscribers,” Mr. Koranteng stated.
“The world is moving to a point where without solid internet connectivity, the individual or business will be highly disadvantaged. As MTN remains committed to support you, we wish to inform you that MTN recently launched Fibre to Home Product and brings the concept of internet of things (IoTs) literally to your door step,” he added.