Ghana, a country found in the subregion of West Africa, has a population of about 30,000,000 people with about 80 percent Sports lovers. It is a country that is full of sporting activities. Golf Sport , is one of the Sporting activities that comes second to the world’s most followed Sport(Soccer).Recently,Golf in Ghana now is growing and developing at a faster pace.
Once upon a time in Ghana, Golf activities, were believed to be participated only by a particular kind of people such as Rich and Wealthy and even the Old. There was a time when the Average Ghanaian could answer almost every question, when quizzed with Soccer questions, but it was just the direct opposite with Golf Sport.Meaning, most Ghanaians did not know anything or knew very little about the game of Golf. Recently, more Ghanaians are used to the game of Golf and it related activities.
Time and education has brought about great changes of Golf in Ghana Sport . The believe that Golf, is played by only Rich ,Wealthy and old people only have been trashed out, and now it has been realized that it is a kind of Sport which can be enjoyed by almost all people as an Exercise, except those advised by a Physician.
Most Ghanaians now play Golf to exercise their bodies, before or after their various daily activities.
There are now about 25 Golf Courses in most of the regions in Ghana,with some still being established.
Western Region, among all the 16 regions, has the highest number of Golf Courses , and almost all of them were built by companies, especially, Mining companies, so these Golf Clubs and Golf Courses are named after the companies or the particular town or place the Golf Course(s) is established. The establishment of Golf Courses and Golf Clubs in Ghana, has brought about friendship,job opportunities and more.
(1) ASHANTI REGION
(2) CENTRAL REGION
(3) EASTERN REGION
(4) GREATER ACCRA REGION
(5) WESTERN REGION