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Lucy Somuah, Chris Mbii claim top prizes at Bank of Africa partnered Bok Nam Kim golf tourney

Lucy Owusu Somuah and Chirstopher Mbii claimed the top prizes at the just ended 2023 Bok Nam Kim Golf tournament held at the 37 Military Golf Course.

On Saturday, the Bank of Africa partnered with the Bok Nam Kim Golf Club to organize the 2023 edition of the fast-growing tournament.

At the end of the tournament, Lucy Osei Somuah emerged as the winner in the Women’s Division Two with 39 points with a net score of 28, as Helen Baitey (35 points with a net score of 28) and Mona Captan Myles Lamptey (29 points with a net score of 8) settled for second and third places respectively.

In the Men’s Division 1, Christopher Mbii took the first prize with 35 points with a net score of -3, while Rickie Hortubisie claimed second with 33 points with a net score of -2 and Nana Yaw Bamfo finished third with 32 points with a net score of 7.
Kenneth Adjei fought off competition from his peers to win the Men’s Division 2 to win with 36 points with a net score of 18, just ahead of Roger Adama (34 points with a net score of 14) and Lonnie Sarpong (34 points with a net score of 20).

Speaking at the event, outgoing Managing Director, Kobby Andah said the bank’s investment into golf was consistent with its core values.

”At Bank of Africa, our Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiatives are rooted in the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). We focus primarily on Health, Sports, Women and Children, and Art.  Golf, as a sport, embodies discipline, integrity, and fairness – values that mirror our commitment to ethical banking practices and transparency. By supporting golf tournaments, we promote these values not just within the sport but also in the communities we serve.

”Golf also encourages networking and relationship-building. The golf course provides an informal yet professional setting where individuals from various sectors can interact, fostering business relationships and partnerships. We believe in the power of connections, and by supporting golf tournaments, we facilitate an environment where businesses can thrive through collaboration and mutual support.” he concluded.

Beyond their commitment as main sponsors, the bank donated an amount of ¢15,000 to support activities of the Bok Nam Kim Club.

The bank of Africa has been sponsored the Bok Nam Kim Golf tournament for the past five years.

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