Manasseh Augustine wins PGA Masters tourney

Tema based profes­sional golfer, Manasseh Augustine, pulled off another impressive perfor­mance at Damang in the West­ern region to win the PGA Masters tournament.

Going into the competition as one of the favourites after winning at the previous quali­fier at the Centre of the World Club, Manasseh played 72 daily for three days of the competi­tion to win the championship.

The PGA Masters tourna­ment was one of the qualifiers for the ‘Road to Damang’, attracting 30 golfers in three divisions, notably the regu­lars, seniors and the novelty three-lady golfers.

Manasseh battled it out on day one with the likes of Max­well Owusu Bonsu, Vincent Coffie, E.K Osei, Anthony Gbenyor, Alfred Kwame, Kojo Barnni, among others for lead­er’s score board.

Despite losing the first day to Maxwell Owusu Bonsu of the Royal Golf Club, the Centre of the World, golfer re-discovered his form on the second and third, kept his cool and finished off the task on the greens.

Manasseh commended the other professional golfers for the challenge they offered which compelled him to push harder and the leadership of the PGA for the successful organisation of the qualifier in Damang.

Maxwell Osei Bonsu fin­ished second ahead Vincent Coffie, Anthony Gbenyor and Kwabena Poku who placed third, fourth and fifth respec­tively.

In the senior’s division, which featured seven golfers, Robert Allotey of the Celebri­ty Golf Club from Sakumono grabbed the first position with Teye Tetteh in second and Kwame Korsah in the third spot.

Achimota based lady golfer, Jessica Tei, won the ladies event ahead of Felicity Gyea­bour and Mercy Afi Werner.

The Manager of the Gold Fields Golf Club, Rev. Akwasi Prempeh, congratulated the golfers for their participa­tion and display of discipline during the three-day tourna­ment.


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