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Oboh Earns Equatorial Guinea Open Invitation

Nigerian female golfer, Georgina Oboh, has earned a rare invitation to the 3e Actuaries Open Championship that comes up at the end of the year in Mongomo, Equatorial Guinea. With the wild card, the 16- year-old amateur will share the limelight with selected top female golfers, who ply on the Ladies Professional Golfers Association (LPGA) and Ladies European Tour (LET). ...

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Emirates Becomes 2018 Ryder Cup Sponsor

Emirates Airline and the European Tour have renewed their existing European Tour Agreement for four years until 2021. The new deal includes Emirates becoming an Official Partner of The 2018 Ryder Cup. The 48th edition of The Ryder Cup, scheduled to be held at Le Golf National in France in September 2018, will host 24 of the top golfers from ...

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Ajobiewe Wins Justice Bakre Maiden Golf Tourney in Abeokuta

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 ...

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One Legged Golfer For Challenge Tour Debut 14 years After Accident

While the world’s finest golfers are worrying about the long rough at Erin Hills ahead of the US Open, one story going under the radar is the remarkable and inspirational Manuel De Los Santos, who is set for his Challenge Tour debut. There has been plenty of criticism from those at the top of their game recently about the thickness ...

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Tiger Woods: Police release ‘shocking’ dashcam footage

Police in Florida have released “shocking” dashcam footage of golfer Tiger Woods being arrested on a DUI charge. Woods was found asleep behind the wheel of his damaged Mercedes-Benz in the early hours of Monday morning. His car’s engine was still running. He was taken into custody after stumbling his way through a series of roadside tests. “In more than ...

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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 ...

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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. ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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. ...

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