Liberia Golf Captain Wins RMA Inaugural Tournament

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The Captain of the Liberia National Golf Team on Saturday, November 19, 2011, won the professional category of the first edition of the RMA Annual Golf Tournament.  The tournament, which was held at the Firestone-Liberia Golf Course in Harbel, Margibi County, was named and styled Pro-Am Holiday Golf Tournament. David Gwee won the tournament's highest honor by three under par (he got a score of 66) in total.
The victory means a lot for Gwee as he walked away with US$ 1,500 at the end of the day.
Ricks Keller won the second prize of the Pro-Am Holiday tournament by two over par (score of 71). And Victor Gailah came third by getting six over par (score of 75). The second place winner took away a cash prize US$ 1,000, while the third place winner walked away US$ 750.
Francis Thorstien and Akoi Flomo tied on score 79, and therefore went for the sudden death in order to get the fourth and fifth place winners.
However, Thorstien  won the fourth position by a par (score of 4) and  Akoi came fifth by a bogie (scored 5).
The fourth and fifth winners also took away US$ 500 and US$ 400 respectively.
Robert Borbor also finished sixth by beating Tamba Johnson in the sudden death after the pair tied on 80. The sixth place winner, Borbor took away US$300.
Also in the amateur category, Leetor Flomo won the first prize, while Edwin Flomo and Alex Joseph won the second and third prize respectively.
In a chat with reporters following the tournament, the winner of the professional category, David Gwee, lauded RMA-Liberia for organizing the tournament.
According to him, winning the tournament's highest honor was not a surprise because he trained for it.
Meanwhile, all of the 35 players in both categories failed to get the brand new Chery Tiggo Vehicle. They all failed to stroke straight into hole  #4 which is 167 yards away.

 

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