$6,000 prize given to raffle winners by City of Light at golf championship

22 September

The closing ceremony of the 83rd Ghana Golf Open Championship was filled with excitement on Monday 21st September as sponsors; City of Light gave away $6,000 of prizes in a raffle draw. Three lucky winners each received a $2,000 discount on a plot at Nova Ridge, the first residential development within the City of Light.

Winning one of the draws, Mrs Mona Meyers Lamptey expressed surprise, “This was not anticipated at all! I never imagined there will be a draw or that I will win. My husband and I spoke with the City of Light team on arrival and we are looking forward to owning a plot at Nova Ridge. Thank you, City of Light”. The other winners were Smyly Bannerman, CEO of LandPro Consulting Limited and Miz Khalid, CEO of Masked Advertising Agency. 

City of Light presented its residential development Nova Ridge to patrons and attendees of the event over the long weekend. Members had the opportunity to interact with the sales team to understand the unique offering that Nova Ridge brings to the real estate market in Ghana.

“We are happy to have City of Light on board as a sponsor for this year’s tournament, and we hope you have come to stay,” said the National Director of the Ghana Golf Club thanking City of Light for its support.

The just concluded 83rd Ghana Golf Open Championship, the flagship golf championship event on the Ghanaian golf calendar, took place at the newly refurbished Achimota Golf Club, from Saturday 19th – Monday 21st September, 2015, under the patronage of Osagyefuo Amoatia Ofori Panin II. Patrons from other golf clubs across the country including the Royal, Obuasi and Tema clubs and neighbouring countries were also in attendance.

“We are pleased to be given the opportunity to be a part of this year’s Ghana Golf Open Championship,” said Anthony Okyere, CEO of City of Light.

The three-day championship showcased Ghanaian talents, pitted against the best from the sub region – Togo, Benin, Nigeria, Cote d’Ivoire, Sierra Leone and Gambia. Notable golfers present included former women’s champion Mona Myers-Lamptey, Amos Koblah, George Osei, Vincent Torgah as well as enterprising young golfer Jessica Bearls Tei.

About Ghana Golf

The Ghana Golf Association is mandated to promote and grow the game of Golf in Ghana, both Amateur and Professional; regulate all disputes pertaining to golf, inclusive of interclub disputes, enforcing the rules of Golf in accordance with the rules of the World Ruling Body, Royal and Ancient (R&A) of St. Andrews Scotland.

The various Clubs across the country affiliated to form the Ghana Golf Association (GGA) in the mid 1970’s led by a group of dedicated Golfers who were members of the biggest Club, Achimota Golf Club, notably JVL Phillips, Kwesi Chinbuah. Acquaah Harrison and David Anderson. They became the Executives of the GGA

About Appolonia, City of Light

City of Light is a 941-hectare, mixed-use urban development. The project is carefully planned for residential, commercial and light industry purposes, in a space integrated with schools, retail facilities, family parks and much more.

All local and national regulatory approvals have been met and a full land title certificate has been granted. Early works have been completed on site and the initial infrastructure is being implemented.

City of Light is a long-term project of Rendeavour, Africa’s leading urban developer.