Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?


Teenage prodigy Michael Nyarko wins golf’s Heritage World Cup qualifier

Fourteen-year-old golf prodigy Michael Nyarko recorded a seven-under-par 64 to win the first qualifier of the second edition of the Heritage World Cup last Saturday at the Celebrity Golf Course, Sakumono.

The youngster who was playing off handicap 13 also stole an early march on his rivals with 43 Stableford points for the much-coveted all-expenses-paid trip to join other competitors from 30 other countries to play for the ultimate trophy from July 4 to 9, 2022, in Mauritius.

Nyarko was trailed on the men’s amateur Division 1 leaderboard by Enoch Akabuudi who played a six-under-par 65 and Francis Andoh who recorded a three-under 68.

In an interview after receiving his trophy, the youngster said coping with the pressure and a windy course was the secret to his victory.

He also disclosed that he had been playing golf for close to a decade and was hopeful of turning professional in future.

For his price, Nyarko won a trophy and a Dubai ticket from Emirates Airlines.

He is trailed o the Stableford leaderboard by Akabuudi (42), Andoh (39) and Romeo Sasu (39)

Other winners:

The men’s Division 2 title was won by Nana Kofi Asare with a three-under 68 with Yi Wang (71) and James Otoo (72) finishing second and third respectively.

The women’s Division 1 trophy was won by Grace Afriyie while Hawa Brito won the Division 2 trophy.

The remaining two qualifiers would be held from April 30 to May 1, 2022, at the Achimota Golf Course and the Royal Golf Course in Kumasi from March 26 to March 27, 2022.

Credit: Graphic Sports

You May Also Like


The British Boxing Board of Control (BBBofC) issued a memo today stating that they are “not considering applications for any Ghanaian boxers.” This means...

African Cup Of Nations

The Black Stars’ appearance in the 2021 edition will be their 23rd time and they will be keen to end their long awaited drought...

Combat Sports

Malaysia based multi decorated Ghanaian kickboxer, Gerald Dah is in high spirits ahead of his latest fight this Friday after safely landing in Kuala...

Africa Games

The Vice President, Dr Mahamudu Bawumia has donated GH¢50,000 to the Sports Writers Association of Ghana (SWAG) towards this year’s Awards night scheduled for...