Home » GOLF

GOLF

Access Bank Polo Starts May 15

Access Bank-UNICEF Charity Shield polo tournament which is in its 10th year of the bank’s sponsorship will run from May 15 – 21, 2017 at the Fifth Chukker Polo and Country Resort, Kaduna. Regarded as the biggest charity polo event in Africa, this year’s edition will feature 15 teams vying for honours in two major categories according to organisers of …

Read More »

GTBank Sponsors Lagos International Polo

Polo lovers in Nigeria and beyond are set to be treated to thrilling sporting actions as the NPA Lagos International Polo Tournament returns for the 2017 season. Sponsored by leading African Financial Institution, Guaranty Trust Bank plc, the competition will bring together renowned indigenous and international polo teams to compete for highly coveted trophies at the Lagos Polo Club Ikoyi. …

Read More »

Odoh Moves Up On Sunshine Tour

Nigeria’s only representative at the Sunshine Tour, Oche Andrew Odoh has moved up 27 places and also earned automatic tickets to two events following a minor change in the order last week. This means that Odoh has the opportunity to feature in the “Eye of Africa PGA Championship” and “Dimension Data Pro-Am.” The current Nigerian number two player is excited …

Read More »

DOAMF Charity Golf Gets Support

As the February 4, 2017 date for the finals of the seventh edition of the Daniel Ogechi Akujobi Memorial Foundation Charity Golf Tournament draws close, organisers of the event have informed stakeholders that a number of corporate organisations have thrown their weight behind the event. The event is scheduled for the Golf Section of Ikoyi Club 1938 in Lagos. The …

Read More »

Ihonvbere Wins IBB Award

Grace Ihonvbere emerged the overall winner of the 17th IBB Golf Club Ladies Closed Championship in Abuja. The 15 handicapper exhibited relentless character on her to victory on a sun drenched golf course, winning with a five shot margin. It was a special win as she will have the honour of being the club lady champion till October next year. …

Read More »

Jolaosho, Obadina Rule Abeokuta Tourney

-Emerge Tops At 4th Nigerian Breweries Event It was a big win for Niyi Jolaosho of Ewekoro Golf Club, who emerged men’s champion with 75 gross, and Hannah Obadina from Sagamu Golf Club who clinched the ladies’ best prize with 92 gross at the 4th Nigerian Breweries Golf Championship hosted by Abeokuta Golf Club. The tournament attracted 138 golfers from …

Read More »

Jolaosho, Obadina Win Nigerian Breweries/Abeokuta Golf Tourney

It was a big win for Niyi Jolaosho of the Ewekoro Golf Club who emerged champion with 75 gross and Hannah Obadina from the Sagamu Golf Club who clinched the ladies best prize with 92 gross at the just concluded 4th Nigerian Breweries Golf Championship hosted by the Abeokuta Golf Club. The tournament attracted 138 golfers from other top clubs …

Read More »

Plateau Commissioners Must Play Golf – Lalong

Plateau State Governor, Simon Lalong has made it mandatory for members of the state’s executive committee to play golf by registering with clubs in the state capital, Jos. Lalong, who disclosed this at the LGAN Northern Zone Championship in Abuja, described golf as a lifestyle that will make his commissioners remain healthy and avoid untimely death usually associated with politicians. …

Read More »

Nigeria Cup Begins With Kids’ Action

 This year’s edition of Nigeria Golf Cup tweed off at Ikoyi Club 1938, Lagos with the junior players’ competition, tagged ‘Catch Them Young,’ featuring children from ages two to 17. Other categories include the Caddies Competition slated for September 26, Ladies Competition, September 27, Nigeria Cup Kitty is billed for September 28, and Professional/Amateur, which is a mix of professional …

Read More »

Danjuma Wins LGAN Championship

Rachael Danjuma from Jaji Golf Club will headline the Uganda Ladies Open Championship next month following her victory at the Ladies Golfers Association of Nigeria (LGAN) Northern Zonal Championship held in Abuja. Danjuma shot 169 gross (78, 81) over 36 holes to beat Amina Wilfred by five strokes over the sun-baked GEJ Golf Club, Nigerian Air Force Base, Abuja. The …

Read More »