19 Aug 2019
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One of the biggest golf event in the country, that took place on the 26th and 27th of July was sponsored by PPC. The two day event brought together 180 seasoned golfers in Southern Africa including Rwanda.

When speaking at the awards and closing ceremony, PPC General Manager Mr Tuelo Botlhole said “it is expected to be an expression of PPC`s commitment to empowering Batswana to experience a better quality of life through infrastructural development while promoting sports tourism”. He alluded that over 2 decades PPC has been producing quality cement and aggregates, and providing technical training and support on many projects to build Botswana`s cities, towns, villages and monuments.

“Cement might be the glue that holds our cities together, but without other professionals in the field and our customers it is impossible to fulfil our purpose as a company in this country, so we recognize the importance of coming out to play and dine with those we have journeyed with so far and those with the same zeal to grow our nation to its full potential on the different platforms.” Botlhole added.

Mr. Botlhole went on to say as an organization they strive to impact those in the locality of their business “revamping a crèche in Mmokolodi and insuring that women in sowing business in Molepolole have a sustainable building”.

Honorable Minister Vincent T. Seretse encouraged and congratulated golfers for their dedication and determination on raising the flags higher. Minister Seretse assured the delegates that the Government of Botswana is keen at developing sports and tapping on the fact that sports can boost the economy.

On the female category Lebogang Morebodi emerged the champion followed by Thomo Pule and Patience Matlotsi while on the men category Senatla Kgati walked away with the 2019 PPC Kgalagadi Golf Classic trophy. “the winner of this year`s edition will participate at the Rwandan CIMEGolf Tournament in September” said PPC CEO.

Botlhole thanked golfers and delegates for gracing this year`s edition and expressed that PPC is committed to sponsoring this event to maintain relationships which are fundamental in the succeeding of the industry.