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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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Tiger Woods Back To Golf, All the World Wants Him To Be

The room was dark, with three rows of wooden chairs arced around a simple lectern. A big blue curtain hung in the background. A pool camera was set in the middle. This was Feb. 19, 2010, at the PGA Tour headquarters in Florida, and what would follow would be the 13 most surreal, unnecessary and puzzling minutes of Tiger Woods‘ ...

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Tiger Woods with Bill Clinton: ‘Major breach of golf etiquette’

There’s a new Tiger Woods biography hitting the shelves next week, and excerpts are rolling out. Golf Digest has published a look at how Woods and a former president got along — or didn’t — on the golf course. Per the excerpt, the Tiger Woods Foundation was apparently quite the centerpiece of political intrigue. Woods began the foundation as a ...

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Tiger Woods So Close To A Big Comeback

That phrase makes a ferocious competitor like Tiger Woods cringe, but it absolutely applies at this moment. Woods was within a shot of the lead with three holes to play here on Sunday in the Arnold Palmer Invitational, and that follows being one shot away from the top spot a week ago. Considering where he’s come from, considering the rehab ...

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