Blantyre Sports Club (BSC) will tomorrow host the 2016 TNM Ladies Golf Tournament final with over 70 golfers expected to participate.

BSC Lady Golf captain Connie Muguvu-Karuku said all is set to wrap up the 2016 ladies tournaments in style with attracting prizes lined up for winners.

“We are expecting a field of 70 golfers comprising ladies, juniors and some men. We are very grateful to TNM for their financial support as it has helped to develop the game for ladies,” she said.

Makata (R) presenting a symbolic cheque to Karuku during  the ladies golf sponsorship launch

Makata (R) presenting a symbolic cheque to Karuku during
the ladies golf sponsorship launch

Karuku said the tournaments have contributed to the growth of ladies golf section.

“The BSC ladies golf section grew by 11 members. More women are now coming forward,” she said.

She expressed optimism that 2017 will be more exciting for lady golfers as BSC Ladies section strives to develop professional golf among ladies in the country.

“The year was a springboard into greater possibilities. Malawi lady golfers have potential of being golfers of note in the southern Africa region. With more partners like TNM, 2017 will be a success story,” she said.

TNM chief officer, (consumer services) Daniel Makata said they are happy to have contributed towards the development of ladies golf.

“TNM, as a Malawian company is always committed to supporting sporting disciplines in the country we are very happy that the sponsorship has lived to its objectives of growing ladies golf in Malawi,” said Makata.

The tournament will be played on medal scoring format. The first tournament was played in February with the second tournament played in July.

TNM’s sponsorship is worth K3 million. n

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