Dotun Ajobiewe of the Abeokuta Golf Club has emerged champion of the maiden edition of the Justice Demola Bakre Open Amatuer Golf Championship with 63 gross just as Micheal Makinde of the Ewekoro Golf Club won the tournament’s best net with 67net.
Segun Eleyo-owo clinched the first runners-up spot with the 69net while E.Ogunseye won the second runners-up position with 70 net .
In the veteran category of the competition, Kunle Jones won with 72 net while Doctor Adenekan was adjudged as the best Super vateran golfer of the tournament.
For the female category of the competition hosted by the Abeokuta Golf Club, Esther Eze of the Sagamu Golf Club clinched the top position with 70 net while Lovert Oviemere came second.
Veteran Golfer and Chairman of the Abeokuta Golf Club’s Board of Trustees, Justice Demola Bakre (retired) who is being celebrated at 86, described the honour as best in his lifetime , promising to sustain his support for the growth of golf in Nigeria.
Justice Bakre however called for increase participation of female golfers in competitions, proposing to initiate female section of golf tournament to encourage competition among ladies golfers as part of moves to develop the game at the Abeokuta Golf Club.