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Boakye wins HFC Bank invitational Golf open



HFC Bank (Gh) Limited on Saturday played its maiden Invitational Golf Championship at the Tema Country Golf Course with Kwabena Boakye scoring 34 points to win the tournament.
He was followed by S.K, Ayornu with 33 points while Albert Asiedu Offei placed third with 32 points.
About 100 golfers took part in the one-day 18-Hole Stable-ford competition sponsored by HFC Bank.
In the Men’s Group B, Joseph Nettey came first with 41 points, James Otoo placed second with 36 points while Francis Quartey took the third position with 35 points.
Cherie Hammond won the Ladies Group B encounter with 33 points.
In the Ladies segment, Margaret Anderson came first with 35 points while Pamela Amoah who won the Ladies Longest Drive, placed second with 33 points.
Mr Asare Akuffo, Managing Director of HFC Bank gave the assurance that the bank would make the competition an annual affair.
Nana Adjei Duku, Board Chairrman, assisted by the captain of the Tema Country Golf Club, Mr Noel Hammond, presented prizes to the winners.
The captain praised the bank for sponsoring the competition and expressed the hope that the bank would continue to assist the club in its developmental programmes. 
GNA

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