Over 80 golfers are expected to participate in this year’s annual Captain One Society Invitational Charity Golf Event Day which is scheduled for Saturday, January 25 at the Obuase Golf Course.
The prestigious competition would climax the Founders Monthly Medal competitions which took commenced last year.
Speaking ahead of the competition, Founder and President for Captain One Society, Mr Pius Ayeh Appiah, said the theme for the event would be "The Game of Golf as a Uniting Force for Social Development."
He noted that the aim of the competition was not to only play the exciting game and exercise, but impact on the golf communities at Obuase and beyond.
“We look forward to add atleast five orphanage homes to the Deprived Kids Golf Project and also start an annual golf competition for deprived kids-the first-of-its-kind in Ghana,” he stated.
Mr Ayeh Appiah added that, the event look to attract more females into playing golf in Ghana, while increasing the membership of the society to at least 250.
He also called on organisations to come on board to support the society especially with the Deprived Kids Golf Project while expressing gratitude to R K Cliste, Mosak Photography, Industrial Procurement Services and Flo Polo Designs for their support.
Gor his part, Competition Secretary, Mr Solomon Harvey, explained that the game would be 27 holes in a day, with 18 holes in the morning and nine holes after launch. The event he said, was open to both amateur and professionals.
He revealed that distinguished golfers would receive GHC10,000 worth of prizes including gift