By Edna A. Quansah, GNA
Accra, Jan. 17, GNA – The annual Captain One
Society Invitational Charity Golf competition dubbed “The Game of Golf as
a Uniting Force for Social Development” is scheduled to tee-off on
Saturday, January 25, at the Obuase Golf Course.
The event which would climax the Founders
Monthly Medal competitions would witness participation from amateurs and
professional golfers comprising about 80 golfers who are members and
The Founder and President for Captain One
Society, Mr. Pius Ayeh Appiah in an interview said, the purpose of the
competition was not to have the fun and exercise aspect of the game, but to
impact on the communities in Obuase 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 said.
He added that they also hope to attract more
girls and ladies into 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 on 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 played on 27 holes in a day, with 18 holes in
the morning and nine holes after lunch.
Mr. Harvey stated that distinguished golfers
at the end of the competition would receive GH¢10,000 worth of prizes including
gift vouchers and other giveaways.
Prince Amponsah, the defending champion of
the competition is focused on retaining the title, while other golfers are
poised to challenge him for the ultimate trophy.