Sunday, October 11, 2009


Kumasi-based golfer J. Armah won the Stanbic Bank Invitational Tournament held at the Kumasi Golf Course last Saturday.
Armed returned a net of 66 to win the main men’s event. He received a trophy and other items as his prize.
While Armah won the men’s event, Cynthia Nyantakyi, also of Kumasi won the women’s event with 72 net.
Ricky Boakye Yiadom placed second in the men’s event with 67 net, while D. Ntim scored 70 net to place third.
For the women, Eno Ofori Atta placed second with 74 net, while Nelly Hage placed third with 77 net.
In all 120 golfers from Kumasi, Obuasi, Tema, Accra and Takoradi participated in the one-day event which was teed off by the Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II.
In attendance was the Managing Director of Stanbic Bank, Mr Alhassan Andani, Mr Riaan Klopper, Head of Retail Banking at Stanbic Bank, and Mr Mawuko Afadzinu, Head of Marketing and Public Affairs, Stanbic Bank.
In a short address, Mr Andani said the bank was proud to hold the event, describing it as a success.
He commended the golfers for the high performance they put up and gave the assurance that the bank would continue to organise the event in the coming years.
Mr Andani thanked Otumfuo Osei Tutu II for giving the tournament a special touch with his royal presence.

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