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Ikeja Golf Club Plans 50th Anniversary

Ikeja Golf Club, Lagos officials have disclosed a long line of activities scheduled to hold this month in the celebrations of their group’s 50th anniversary. The announcement was made during a press conference at the club’s base in Ikeja GRA, in which the captain, Bola Temowo said the anniversary theme is “Half a Century of Growing Friendships through Golf.” Temowo …

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Oboh Places 5th At US Golf Teen Championship

Nigerian female teenage golfer, Georgia Oboh at the weekend finished fifth at the 2018 US Teen World Championship at Pine Needles Lodge & Golf Club in North Carolina, United States. The competition, which featured 73 players from 20 countries across the world, was won by USA’s Nicole Adam with Oboh registering scores of 73/75/76 to finish fifth in a field …

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Ighodaro, Oyarekhua Win Benin Club Golf Contest

This year’s Benin City Club golf competition ended at the weekend, with Dr. Emmanuel Ighodaro and Princess Habiibah Oyarekhua emerging male and female winners respectively in the upstream event. Ighodaro, against all odds played 72 net to emerge overall best in the BCGS men’s handicap 0-14 ahead of General Oscar Iyare with 76 net, while Engineer Eseosa Ojomo settled for …

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Ikoyi Golf Competition Attracts Over 250 Participants

Over 250 golfers have confirmed their readiness to participate in this year’s edition of the annual Ikoyi Ladies Golf Championship on June 7 and 8 at Ikoyi Club golf course in Lagos. The Lady Captain of the golf section of the club Candy Agu said the event, which is one of the major tournaments in the calendar of the Ladies …

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Supreme Education Duo Top Rabiu Adeola Scrabble Contest

Supreme Educational Foundation, Magodo stole the show at the 3rds RabiuAdeola Schools Scrabble Championship, as two of their students, Angela Osaigbovo and Bamidele Sharon emerged first and second respectively. Osaigbovo stepped up from her runners-up spot from last year’s edition to emerge overall winner of this year’s edition at Lagos Country Club, Ikeja GRA, after four rounds of intense display …

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Gbekemiye Reigns At Nigeria Triathlon Championship

National star, Williams Gbekemiye emerged top at the 5th Nigeria Triathlon Championship at Lagos National Stadium, after beating Perelate Gbagi and Ibrahim Akinlabi to second and third places respectively in the elite event. In the Female Elite Triathlon, Rosemary Marcus finished first, Gloria Odiaze came second, while Joy Tonjor finished third. In the Male Junior Triathlon, only two participants contested …

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How Tiger Woods Comeback Went Awry

For a moment Sunday, The Players Championship appeared up for grabs, with Tiger Woods stunningly one of those in contention. But only for a moment, as Webb Simpson slammed the door on all hopes on the back nine, winning going away by four strokes – his first victory since 2013. Wait, Tiger Woods was in contention? Yep, after making the …

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The Open Championship: Tiger Woods To Play At Carnoustie

Fourteen-time major winner Tiger Woods will play at The Open Championship at Carnoustie in July. Woods, a three-time winner of the Claret Jug, made his competitive return to golf in December, after 16 months out following multiple back surgeries. The American, 42, finished tied for 32nd at the Masters in April, his first appearance at a major since 2015. Woods’ …

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Durosinlorun Vows More Effort For Squash Development

Nigeria’s former number two squash player and current chairman of Ex-Squash Pros, Yusuf Durosinlorun has declared that the body will continue to support youth development of the sport in the country. He vowed that they will further boost squad development in Nigeria by organising programs at the grassroots, in order to resuscitate the game. Durosinlorun made the vow during the …

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Oboh Stars At European Golf Tour In Morocco

Nigerian teenage golf sensation, Georgia Oboh on Thursday at Dar es Salaam Blue Course in Rabat, Morocco began her quest for glory at the Lalla Meryem Cup. The 17-year-old Ladies European Tour campaigner is the youngest and first Nigerian to play in a LET event as an amateur golfer. Though Oboh will not be sharing from the 450,000 Euro tournament …

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