Akutu defends Ostec Ghana Golf Tourney

first_imgDavid Arkutu grossed 153 over two days to defend his title in the men’s Group ‘A’ of the 24th Ostec Ghana Amateur Seniors Open at the Bok Nam Kim Golf Course, Burma Camp, Accra.He beat Tema’s Alex Fiagome by just a stroke (154) in the event which recorded a low turn out but attracted high profile personalities like Okyenhene Amoatia Ofori Panin, Sam Jonah, Dr Felix Frempong, president of Ghana Golf Association (GGA), among others.Joe Danso, SO, Odame and Dr Frempong followed in that order with scores of 163,164 and 166 respectively in the 36-hole event.The winners received a beautifully designed trophies as well as souvenirs for their brilliance.It was Eric Asare, who finished first in the men’s handicap event after recording 132 gross, while Okyenhene followed closely in second position after recording 138 gross.Tema’s ET Mensah grabbed the men’s Group B event, while Esther Antwi won the females version. Achimota’s Beatrice Vetch-Bempong 165 gross beat Esther Amedzro by a stroke to emerge tops in the women’s Group ‘A’ category, while Royal Club’s Margaret Ivy Oppong picked the second runners-up prize after a gross score of 172.Esther Antwi from the Tema Country Golf Club won the ladies handicap event with a gross of 138 with Suzie Abaloo-Kumasah, Achimota finishing second after recording 145 gross.Golf ace Florence Etwi-Barimah reigned supreme in the ladies 65 and above category, while Ann Brown went home with a special event award.The GGA boss commended the sponsors for supporting the event, which he described as a way of developing the sport, as well as the golfers for participating.The competition was put together by OSTEC, a Ghanaian IT Solutions and Network Company, experts at providing IT managed services, Enterprise Connectivity Solutions and Disaster Recovery Services. OSTEC is a sub regional giant in Technology Consulting.last_img read more

Johnny Manziel vows he’s changed as he discusses AAF shot

first_imgBrandon Silvers is the current starter for Memphis with Christian Hackenberg benched and Zach Mettenberger injured. If given the chance, Manziel believes he still brings something special to the position. Related News “I have a lot of confidence in my skill level,” he said. “I don’t get away from the game very often. I keep a ball in my hand and stay working out almost daily. I think I still have a unique skill-set and the ability to play at any level anywhere… I’m mentally hungry.”Though that hunger currently lives in Memphis, Manziel’s ultimate goal is clear. When asked if he still wants to find his way back into the NFL he responded: “Absolutely. Without a doubt.” Colin Kaepernick wanted $20M to play in AAF, report says Johnny Manziel has burned just about every bridge he’s known, but according to the Heisman winner, those self-destructive days are behind him as he was introduced as the newest member of the AAF’s Memphis Express.“I guess I’ve just changed the way I used to live life,” Manziel told reporters Tuesday. “I got immersed and lost in a bunch of things that only gave me temporary happiness. (Now), I started focusing on things I really care about: family, football, trying to better my life and have a routine that makes things work, and not one that makes things break like they did a couple years ago.” “I’m very excited to be here.”Watch Johnny Manziel’s introductory press conference.🎥 | #AllAboard pic.twitter.com/spHHgfjgzY— Memphis Express (@aafexpress) March 19, 2019Manziel — cut late last month by the Montreal Alouettes of the CFL for violating his contract — was signed Saturday by the Express (1-5) and could see the field as early as Sunday against the Birmingham Iron (4-2).last_img read more