Sensational Christopher Mbii recorded an impressive net score of 63 to win GCB Bank’s Second Classic Medal Golf Competition held last Saturday at the Bok Nam Kim Golf Club in Accra.
Mbii, a banker playing of handicap zero beat a field of 15 to win the ultimate prize of the Men Category A which was contested by golfers with handicap indexes up to 13.6.
He beat John Quarshie (net 73) by ten strokes to win the ultimate prize while Dacosta Amofa Owusu finished third with a net score of 74.
The Men Category B was won by Chief John Asafo-Adjaye who beat Nana Yaw Bamfo and Sangchul Han on countback after they all ended with a net score of 68.
Beatrice Dovlo pipped Hajia Zenabu Akoto and Abena Ntrakwa-Mensah to the ultimate prize on countback after they all recorded net scores of 68.
The nearest to the pin prize went to Tafo Club’s Victor King Bosor, while Floria Hurtubise picked the longest drive prize while 14-year-old Michael Nyarko of the Celebrity Golf Club won the Longest Drive Prize.
In an interview after handing out the prizes, the Deputy Managing Director of GCB Bank, Emmanuel Lamptey urged corporate bodies to support golf because of the values that it teaches. “Golf is worthy of corporate support taking into account the health benefits. Golf teaches tenacity, resilience and determination and that is what GCB Bank represents. We have been around for 70 years, supporting Ghanaian businesses and we will continue to stand by them,” he said