The Bok Nam Kim Golf Club in Burma Camp, here in Accra will be the action spot come this Saturday, 9 October, 2021 when communication giants, MTN tee off their final invitational golf tournament of the year to an expected field of over 80 golfers vying for lucrative prizes on offer.
Open to players with official handicaps 0-24 for men and 0-32 for ladies, all Covid-19 protocols will be fully observed at the one-day stableford competition which is strictly by invitation and will be played under the theme, ’25 years of Brightening Lives and Beyond’ in lieu with MTN’s silver jubilee celebrations.
The leading telecommunications company in Ghana have already effected a number of projects, sports tournaments included, in a pool of $207 million being pumped into expanding their services and horizon after a quarter of a century operating in this country.
An 8-team community football tournament already took place in Kumasi which was won by Abrepo, as well as the Ashantifest golf tournament which rocked the Royal Golf Club, also in the Ashanti Regional capital on September 25 which saw Nafiu Abubakar running away with the men’s trophy for first prize.
The MTN Invitational golf tournament is a series of competition sponsored by the telecommunication giants and travels to different golf clubs across Ghana in the year under review. The Achimota Golf Club, also in Accra staged the opening event of 2021 on March 27 before the second teed off to a resounding success as aforementioned in Kumasi at the end of last month.
Now the Bok Nam Kim Golf Club take turn to host MTN and its cherished patrons to an afternoon of fun, entertainment and networking amid in the midst of competing for honours on the green course just overlooking the Kotoka International Airport.
“It was an enjoyable session and we hope to see more of such exciting interactions,” said MTN Board Chairman, Ishmael Yamson at the last MTN invitational golf tournament in Kumasi of course.
“As we all know, in the absence of our physical engagements, technology played a significant role in getting us to get some of our activities going. Although we are all adapting to the new normal, I am not sure technology could give us the same experience we get when we play on the golf course,” added Mr. Yamson who as always is expected to play himself.