Lilongwe based golfer Thakor Sanjay on Saturday, November 21, 2015 claimed a second golf title within a space of one week when emerged overall winner in the Malawi Telecommunications Limited (MTL) Golf Day held at the 18-hole golf course of Lilongwe Golf Club (LGC).
Playing off handicap 12, which was later chopped to 10, the golfer finished top after hitting a stablefold score of 38 points in a field of close to 100 golfers from Lilongwe and other sister golf clubs.
He was presented with a trophy, state-of-the-art golf bag and a Wi-Max Antena loaded with 25GB of internet data by MTL.
“I am very thankful to TNM for the wonderful prizes. Last week I was on the podium as champion for the National Bank golf tournament and to emerge champion again within a space of one week is something very special for me,” said Sanjay after receiving his prizes.
Chris Mpanga, who is also on top of his game came second with a score of 37 points followed by Muhamed Master, who counted out fourth-placed Thandor Sibindi. Deputy Zambian High Commissioner Henry Ngilazi completed the prize list with a score of 35 points.
The ladies’ category was won by Dr Sue Makin, who registered 37 points. LGC ladies’ captain Regina Mwanza was second on 33 points followed by Elizabeth Mvula on 32 points.
Speaking during the prize presentation ceremony, MTL’s chief commercial officer Gladson Kuyeri said the company organised the tournament to bring together its customers and potential sponsors and share with them some of the new solutions and products the company was offering.
“We wanted to share with our customers some of the new solutions and services that we are offering and also get their feed-back in an informal environment. We are happy with the response from golfers as well as the organisation of the tournament and will be back with another tournament next year,” said Kuyeri.
LGC captain Charles Mvula hailed MTL, which is the largest service provider of broadband internet in Malawi for returning to golf after a two-year break.
The company presented a K350,000 cheque to LGC for maintenance of the golf course.