Masters Group has unveiled ambitious plans to develop golf in the country.
The plans were disclosed during a golf competition held at Lilongwe Golf Club over the weekend, which attracted over 60 competitors.
Speaking during the prize presentation, the company’s Managing Director, Alfred Gangata, said he was encouraged with the huge turnout of golfers at the tournament.
Gangata announced that the company is planning to sponsor similar tournaments in Blantyre and Mzuzu in the near future as a way of contributing to the further development of the game.
“It was a wonderful experience interacting with the cream of golfers in the country and we are very satisfied with the way the tournament was organised. As Masters Group, we promise to continue sponsoring more golf tournaments,” he said.
Gangata said his company invested over K7 million in this year’s competition.
Masters Security Services, a subsidiary of Masters Group, took advantage of the tournament to launch its high-tech security alarm system.
Veteran musician Lucius Band a spiced the event with a live performance.
During the event, Gift Landisi was crowned champion with Adam Sailesi and Shepherd Tembo trailing on second and third positions respectively.
The ladies’ category had Sue Makin as the champion while Faith Longwe came second.
LGC captain Brian Coombes thanked Masters Group for sponsoring the tournament.
Apart from sponsoring golf in the country, Masters Group also sponsors the Southern Region Football Association (SFRA) League.
The company also owns and runs Master Security Football Club, which is currently leading the Central Region Football Association (CRFA) Chipiku League Premier Division.
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