Veteran golfer, Stallard Mpata, defied all odds to win TNM Invitational Enterprise Business Golf Tournament played on individual stablefold format at Lilongwe Golf Club on Saturday.
On a hot afternoon, the 74-year-old defeated 70 seasoned golfers when he counted out Gracium Chima on 37 points.
Chima finished second whereas Medson Loka came third with 36 points.
Mpata was exci ted with his exploits and hailed TNM for sponsoring the tournament.
“The golf course was good. From the beginning, I realised that I would be the champion. I play golf on a daily basis,” he said.
In the ladies’ category, Jochebed Mpanga continued with her impressive form when she emerged as the champion with 40 points. Sandra Komakech came second with 36 points.
Champions in each category received LTE outdoor unit with 20GB, runners-up got LTE indoor with 10GB whereas the third placed golfers went away with RedMi Note2 handset.
TNM’s Chief Officer-Enterprise Services, Vishwajeet Deshmukh, said the 2016 golf season was exciting and entertaining.
“Our main purpose was to engage the golfing community and interact with them. We are really excited because we received an overwhelming response from the golfers,” Deshmukh said.
This yearc T N M sponsored golf tournaments at Kasasa in Nkhotakota, Gymkhana in Zomba and Mulanje Golf clubs.
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