MINIGOLF TRAINING has intensified at Sports City Arena with attendance of over 80 minigolfers who improved their skills around the obstacles of the brand new 18-hole Minigolf championship course.
There was also a meeting with Secretary General of Africa Minigolf Federation, Mr Talal Fattal, with the African players to discuss OAMC rules and guidelines, which was followed by a Question and Answer session on the Minigolf championships.
The schedule for OAMC was also released, which indicated that the final training ends today, and the tournament tees off on Friday, July 27.
Prompt start of each player was highlighted as in default, the golfer will attract penalties or disqualification.
The World Minigolf Federation teams have arrived in Accra and will be represented by Mr Pasi Aho, who will be the tournament director and who will stand in for WMF president at the opening, closing and award ceremonies.
It is worthy to mention that the foundation of Minigolf Kidz, represented by its ambassador, Mrs. Alice Kobisc, has also arrived in Ghana and will be launching a completed borehole project at Ofankor township on Wednesday, July 25, in a colourful ribbon cutting ceremony with chiefs and elders of the community.
Testing of the minigolf digital mobile scoring Wifi live system is ongoing, as it is the first time this advanced technology is being used in Africa a golf-scoring system.
Most of the African minigolf players have arrived and as of now, 90 out of the 100 senior players are in, with the 50 youth Ghanaian players also gearing up for their Coca-Cola Knockout Cup competition slated for Sunday, July 29.
Rehearsals have also been completed for the Coca-Cola African entertainment night variety show of music by the Ackah Blay Band, dance acrobatics, a stand-up comedy and exclusive fashion show by Elikem ‘The Tailor’.
The African Minigolf Championships is brought to you by GMF, Coca Cola, in support with MTN, Telefonika and the Major Series of Putting (MSOP) USA.