Dundee Precious Metals Tsumeb hosted a Golf Fun Day at the Tsumeb Golf Course on Friday, 3rd August 2017. The annual event is aimed at generating funds to support local charity organizations.
Friday’s event marked the 8th year for the annual fundraiser, attracting players from all corners of the country and beyond the Namibian borders, for a chance to compete. A total of N$240 000 was raised in cash and in kind.
The golfing fundraiser saw 36 teams tee off and vie for various prizes. The ultimate bragging rights went to first place winners, Menson Katjirua and Willempie Hanamub from Theo Cleaning Services. Zebra Kasete and Duncan O’Brien from Dundee Precious Metals Tsumeb came in second, Crossroads’ Justus Gomagab and Hans Haraseb claimed third place.
Speaking on behalf of the 2017 Golf Day sponsorship beneficiaries, Namibia Golf Tour’s Hafeni Nghinamwaami, thanked Dundee for its support towards charity organizations including Namibia’s golf sport code. The recipients for the 2018 proceeds are NGT, Arts Performance Centre (APC) and a Tsumeb based Basketball team named Tsumeb Titan Basketball Team.
Also speaking at the event was Dundee’s Vice President and Managing Director, Zebra Kasete who thanked all the sponsors for making the event a success. “For the past 8 years, corporations and individuals played an important role in making this event a success. We could not have done it without your continued sponsorship and support. Year after year, players gather to network, have fun while raising funds all in the name of charity and this year was no different”, said Kasete.