Orapa, Letlhakane and Damtshaa Mines (OLDM) General Manager, Bakani Motlhabani will host the 2018 Orapa Diamond Golf Challenge, in partnership with the Orapa Golf Club on the 11th - 13th May 2018 in Orapa. Debswana has sponsored the event to the tune of P200, 000.00 (Two hundred Thousand Pula). The tournament is a Pro-arm event that will feature Botswana's best golf professionals and top ranking amateurs.
The support towards the Orapa Diamond Golf Challenge is not only our demonstration of our commitment to sports development but also OLDM's efforts to make Orapa a great place to live in as espoused in the Orapa Today, Boteti Tomorrow (OTBT) programme.
Furthermore, we aim to make a lasting, positive contribution to the communities in which we operate, become partners and maximize the positive influence we can have on local development. Hence the reason we partnered with Orapa Golf Club through this tournament that seeks to create opportunities for Boteti youth to participate and learn this sport that is perceived as 'elitist.'
The following activities will be carried during the tournament in a bid to garner the community's interest:
- Introductory Clinics: basic induction of the game
- Beginner Golf Clinics
- Putting contest: open to non-golfers making the event interactive
At the same time, through this tournament, Orapa Golf Club seeks to make meaning contribution by undertaking a charity cause within the Boteti region post the tournament, an initiative that we at Debswana support and are proud to be part of as we believe would make positive impact in the lives of the identified beneficiaries.