Tema Open closes with rousing outcomes
The 2018 Tema Open closed with rousing outcomes among the many fields that competed in the event. There were dazzling trophies and giveaways from the sponsors to deserving golfers on Sunday November 11.
The prof golfers kick started the Open on Thursday and concluded on Friday while the Amateurs took their turns on Saturday and Sunday.
The Open assembled golfers from across the country with incredible zeal to compete in an atmosphere of fun, friendliness and great golfing.
When the curtains finally came down, Barry Dzadey finished off in solid fashion for a two-shot victory in the Men Scratch Group after carding a gross of 144 over the two days.
Prince Agyiri followed closely in the second spot on 146 shots while Sampson Assorgbah shot a total 148 for a third-place finish.
In the Men Handicap Group, Chao Peng moved into position with jaw-dropping net score of 134 off handicap 9.
Chao was followed in second place by Jerry Tetteh at a net score of 141 off 8 while Samuel Tetteh closed off at same 141 off 7 but was separated on countback for the third place.
Felix Akuamoah took charge of the Men Special Group to end his campaign at a net score of 143 off 24. John Udosen maintained his poise to finish in second place at 146 off 24.
In the Ladies Scratch Group, Constance Awuni overwhelmed the field with masterful iron shots and putting dexterity to win at 165 shots over her two days campaign.
Grace Afriyie stayed in contention for second place at 167 shots.
In the Ladies Handicap Group A, Floria Hurtubise worked the fairways in an engaging fashion to stay atop the leaderboard at a net score of 149 off handicap 13 after the second round.
Aku Yabah came second on a net score of 151 off handicap 18.
Pamela Atila won the Ladies Handicap Group B on a net score of 144 off handicap 21 while Hellen Appah followed in second place at 149 off 23.
Leticia Amponsah-Mensah claimed the Longest Drive for Ladies and Allan Mugisha took that of the Men.
Felicity Gyeabour grabbed the prize for Closest to the Pin for the Ladies while the Men went to Elias K.
Nana Antwi Boasiako returned a net score of 75 off handicap 20 to win in the Seniors Group. Felix Owusu Adjapong shot to a net score of 77 off 20 for the second spot.
Amos Korblah, known as “Landlord” was in the clear for an emphatic win in the Pros division.
MTN, the nation’s leading telecommunication network and Lucozade; a popular series energy and sports drink sponsored the Open and delivered streak of exciting experiences.