Dan Phiri and Agnes Penemulungu on Saturday won the inaugural Malawi Investment Trade Centre (Mitc) golf tournament at Lilongwe Golf Club (LGC).
Phiri emerged champion in the men’s category after amassing 40 stablefold points, ahead of Henry Odillo on second position with 37 points and Hani Hamdan who was third with 35 points.
For his feat, Phiri was rewarded with a trophy and a golf bag, whereas Odillo and Hamdan got a laptop bag plus a trophy each.
John Msonthi Jnr had the longest drive while Adak Sailesi was nearest to the pin.
“I played good golf today. Everything went on smoothly for me, I thank Mitc and LGC for such a wonderful tournament,” said Phiri in his victory speech.
In the ladies category, Penemulungu came tops with 38 points ahead of Sue Makin who had 37 points. Regina Mwanza had the longest drive whereas Lauren Mopiwa was nearest to the pin.
Mitc chief executive officer Clement Kumbemba said they decided to engage golfers to sell the Mitc brand.n