Ms Ayushatu Aminu, an inmate of Safe-Child Advocacy in Kumasi, was crowned the overall winner in the third Captain One Golf Society Kids’ Tournament played at the Royal Golf Club, Kumasi.
The 18-year-old lady received a trophy, medal and a golf club set with trolley donated by Gals in Golf, a USA based all ladies golf group, as her award.
At the end of a four-hole competition, Ayishatu Aminu proved herself as captain of the juniors by winning the competition with 29points followed by Juliana Nassah with 32points, with Adam Fadila finishing third with 35points.
Jennifer Satura came fourth with 35points while Paula Kokame finished fifth with 35points. Gifty Baba with 37points came sixth while Zakia Hudu and Modesta Satura finished seventh and eighth respectively with 38points and Esther Atta came nineth with 41points.
In the longest drive, Hawah Adam finished first followed by Asana Adam, Francisca Opoku, Paula Kokame and Princess Alhassan.
Pauline Kokame won the Chipping followed by Asana Adam, Princess Alhassan, Francisca Opoku and Hawah Adam while Paula Kokame won the putting and was followed by Princess Alhassan, Asana Adam, Francisca Opoku and Hawah Adam.
In an interview with the media after her award, she expressed joy in winning this tournament and thanked her coaches for the counselling and guidance to becoming a good golfer.
“My coach psyched me to win this year so that was my idea coming into this competition and that helped me. I took my lessons seriously and I was relaxed and that did the magic for me,” she said.
An elated Aminu thanked Captain One Golf for the giving her an opportunity to realise her God-given talent in golf adding “if it was not for Captain One Golf, I am not sure I would have been here, and no one would have noticed me as Ayisha, so Captain One Golf Society has really done a lot for me and my colleagues.
“Anytime and I sit and reflect on how far we have come through Captain One Golf Society; we always count ourselves lucky to get this opportunity and we will use it well because golf can take us far.”
As part of measures to keep them busy on the course, a monthly medal was organised for them at the Royal Golf Club, Kumasi and at the of the year, Jennifer Satura with 84points led at the leaderboard followed by Mary Torheptey with 77points and Ayisha Aminu with 63points.
Finishing fourth was Modesta Satura with 48points, followed by Juliana Nassah in fifth place with 47points and Paula Kokame sixth with 37points. Meanwhile, Cecilia Jijira with 35points came seventh while Zakia Hudu and Fadila Adam both with 28points finished eighth.
Esther Attah placed 10th with 27 points with Gifty Baba finishing 11th with 24points while Pauline Kokame came 12th with a point.
The competition was supported by Servaco PPS, Kinkubi Solutions, RK Cliste, Industrial Procurement Services, Flo Polo Designs, Run On Time Engineering, PEEW-Williams Services, Smart Procurement and Logistics, SK Logistics and Constructions, Royal Golf Club Kumasi, and Mosak Photograph.