Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II at 70 Invitational Golf Tournament was held over the weekend to climax the highly revered King’s birthday at the Royal Golf Club in Kumasi, Ashanti Region.

The one-day golf event was organised by the Royal Golf Club to commemorate the 70th birthday of His Majesty Opemsuo Osei Tutu Ababio.

The original date for the event was rescheduled due to COVID-19 outbreak. The tournament featured selected high profile golfers across the country playing in different age related categories.

The tournament commenced with a teeing off by His Majesty Otumfuo Asantehene together with Sir Sam Jonah, Nana-Bi Kusi Appiah, Manso Nkwantahene and Mr. Gaby Moughanie, RGCK Management Member.

The golf tournament followed immediately after the departure of His Majesty. Emmanuel Coffie from the Royal Golf Club emerged as the Overall Winner and Winner of the Group C category (35 to 49 years). Margaret Oduro also from the Royal Golf Club won the Group A category (60 years and above). Prof Bernard Kofi Baiden completed a total sweep by Royal Golf Club by winning the middle category, Group B (50 to 59years).

The invitational tournament ended with a colorful celebratory awards dinner at the Golden Tulip Hotel in honour of Otumfuo’s 70th birthday celebration.

Source: Opemsuo.com / Sasu Danquah.