Golf News of Fri, 19 May 20170
Mimis Group wins maiden edition of World Corporate Golf Challenge
Mimis Group golfers Benny Mimis and Sailesh Chudasama put up a sterling performance to win the maiden edition of the World Corporate Golf Challenge, Ghana at the Celebrity Golf club on Saturday May 13th.
Over 40 Golfers in Ghana participated in the well-attended event with featured numerous of foreign players.
Benny and Sailesh scored 44 points to reach the apex with each scoring 23 and 21 points respectively to shrug off their competitors Map Shipping.
Mimis Group were awarded with the winner’s trophy and an all paid trip to Portugal to represent Ghana at the World Corporate Golf Challenge.
In an exclusive interview with Mimis Group captain, Benny Mimis, also the Managing Director of the company, he said they came into the tournament not expecting to win the ultimate because there other great golfers who were very competitive.
“The competition was very challenging and the court is difficult to play on, but my team was very lucky,” Benny said
Map Shipping combined of Mark Peverett and Stephen O’Keddedy came second with 42 points.
In other categories, Afua Kondau won the Ladies Longest Drive whilst Geoffrery Avonyotse won the Men’s Longest Drive.
The World Corporate Golf Challenge, Ghana was hosted by the International Chamber of Commerce with sponsorship from Kruger Brent, Coca Cola and other supporting sponsors
The World Corporate Golf Challenge is a tournament played in over 40 countries worldwide.
According to Emml Doni-Kwame, Organizers of the event, they aspire to host the next editions of the tournament in different regions in Ghana
About World Corporate Golf
It’s been over 20 years since The Times newspaper, in 1993, started the WCGC as a platform for 'bringing the world of business together' in a friendly and relaxed atmosphere using Golf as the mean.
First in the UK and years later, countries like India, Malaysia, Sweden, Spain, Italy and New Zealand, among others, were participating, offering local executives from various economic sectors a platform to network (with each event supported by the most prestigious national media).
Today WCGC is the biggest corporate golf event worldwide, being represented in more than 40 countries.