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Photos: Team Ghana exits WATC with incredible memories

Photos: Team Ghana exits WATC with incredible memories

The sky hovering over the Carton House in Dublin got a little darker, the wind a little cooler and brisker on the final day of the 31st World Amateur Team Championship.

The prestigious event came to an intriguing end, leaving in its trail memorable golfing, fantastic hospitality from the Irish indigenes and a truckload of amazing memories and opportunities.

Recounting the indices over the four-day event, showed a constant variance on the leaderboard and how competing nations struggled to outdo each other for the ultimate glory.

Team Ghana however did their best to keep pace but eventually settled in a yawing distance from the leaderboard at the end of the world acclaimed championship.

They nevertheless edged out other familiar competing nations such as Nigeria, Haiti and Gabon in the final analysis.

The trio representing Ghana; Yao Dogbe, Alan Angel and Kusi Boateng are grateful for the incredible experience and exposure the championship brought their way.

One of which was the outstanding meeting with Paul McGinley. Paul is an iconic figure in the annals of Ghanaian golf infrastructure.

Paul McGinley designed the new Achimota Golf course and the opportunity to meet with Paul in a faraway Dublin and strike a good convo to the Ghana team was an out-of-the world experience.

In the main event, Denmark, led by the 17-year-old twins; Nicolas and Rasmus Hojgaard held off a strong field of 72 participating nations to emerge the ultimate winner. It was their first ever WATC victory and they did it by just a stroke over the USA.



TheGolfer Online

Picture Credit: Mike Aggrey

President of Ghana Golf Association

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