Tropical Cable Golf tourney in Tema Oct. 5

Author: Bernard Neequaye
The CEO of TCCL, Dr Tony Oteng-Gyasi (right), presenting a trophy a winner in the last edition
The CEO of TCCL, Dr Tony Oteng-Gyasi (right), presenting a trophy a winner in the last edition

More than 150 golfers are expected to participate in this year’s Tropical Cable Classic Golf Tournament (TCCGT) scheduled to take place at the Tema Golf Course on Saturday, October 5, 2019.

The annual golf competition, which enters its third edition this year would bring golfers from the various regions together to compete in both male and female categories.

Tropical Cable and Conductor Limited (TCCL), the organisers and sponsors of the competition, said there will be medals and cash prizes up for grabs for winners of both male and female categories aside individual awards to athletes that excels.

In an interview with the Daily Graphic, the Chief Executive Officer of TCCL, Dr Tony Oteng-Gyasi, said his outfit expected a very competitive competition since all the biggest golfers across the country would participate.

Dr Oteng-Gyasi explained that TCCL, as a corporate entity in the country, decided to target the growth of golf through the organisation of competitions which he said would give athletes the opportunity to compete and fine tune their skills.

He also noted that it was the dream of the company to bring the corporate entities across the country together through the sport of golf to socialise and network.

“We are expecting a very tough competition this year because over 150 golfers across the country will participate in both male and female categories.

“As a company, we decided to invest into golf in order to give athletes the opportunity to compete in order to keep them active,” Dr Oteng-Gyasi, who founded TCCL, said since its inception in 2017, the TCCGT has chalked successes over its two previous editions and this year’s competition is expected to to be an improvement.

Previous editions attracted about 120 participants, making this year's edition, which aims to attract more than 150 golfers to the Tema Golf Course, a marked improvement.