Partial Re-Opening of Achimota GC

The redevelopment of Achimota golf course is nearing completion. The course has been redesigned to USGA standard by Paul McGinley (2014 Ryder Cup Captain), with the project funded by Tullow Oil, while the Clubhouse reconstruction has been funded through Achimota Golf Club.

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The course is due to re-open in the near future and the Partial Re-Opening will be on Saturday 31st May & Sunday 1st June for Members only. After that there will be limited play for Members only as well, until the course fully re-opens to the golfing public. Stay tuned for further details!

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For membership and other enquiries please contact Achimota Golf Club on 026-2525725; email achimotagolf@yahoo.co.uk or you can contact Tom Kennedy, Director of Golf Ghana, on 054-0101707; email ghanagolfdevelopment@gmail.com.

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Golf Management Seminar takes place in Ghana

The first ever Golf Management Seminar of its kind in Ghana took place on Saturday 30th November  2013 at the African Regent Hotel, Accra. Many of the Golf Clubs around Ghana were in attendance while there were also representatives from the Ghana Golf Association, Ladies Golf Union, Quest Tour and the Ghana PGA. The event was supported by the Ghana Golf Development Board, who are also at the forefront of the Ghana Golf Development Project through stakeholders the GGA, The R&A, Paul McGinley Golf Design (Africa) and Tullow Oil. WIN HMS, who provide products and services for the Hospitality Industry, were the event partners.

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Speakers included Dr Felix K Frempong, President of the Ghana Golf Association, who gave the Opening & Closing Address; Yaw Assam Sam, Mark Cofie & Richard Boateng of The Quest Tour who gave some background on their vision for Professional Golf in Ghana and also outlined their plans for 2014 and beyond; Desh Morris, of Sheeltech Design, who spoke on the important of having a functioning Website; Frank Boahene of Green Grass Technology who gave all attendees some fascinating insights into Golf Course Maintenance; and Tom Kennedy, Director of Golf Ghana, who presented on Golf Operations, Sales & Marketing, Golf Revenue, Junior Golf Programmes, Clubhouse and Food & Beverage, and Caddy Programmes. The delegates contributed immensely with some great interaction and, based on feedback from them since the Seminar, rather than seeing it as an annual event in the future they have put forward the plan to make it a Quarterly Seminar!

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Any queries on the Seminar or the Ghana Golf Development Project can be directed to Tom Kennedy, Director of Golf Ghana, via ghanagolfdevelopment@gmail.com. You can also keep up with the latest news for Golf in Ghana by liking Golf in Ghana on Facebook, following Golf in Ghana on Twitter, joining the Ghana Golf Group on LinkedIn or by subscribing to the Golf in Ghana Newsletter.