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NGF, NSC Hail Mark, Ibrahim

-For Promoting Gold Development Stories by Steve Oma-Ofozor, Lagos Nigeria Golf Federation and National Sports Commission (NSC) have applauded the initiatives of Allhaji Awa Ibrahim and Senator David Mark in the development of Golf in Nigeria. In an address at the finals of the just concluded 2015 edition of the Awa Ibrahim Junior Golf Open Championship the NGF President, Hon. ...

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Odoh: I’ll Improve At Sunshine Tour

Star golfer, Andrew Oche Odoh has promised to improve on his performance in the on-going South Africa Sunshine Tour as he swings in the Vodacorn Origins at Koro Creek. The Nigerians number three made the promise after a not-too-impressive performance in his first game at the Fish River Sun Challenge where he played +1 over the weekend. The Vodacom Origins ...

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Adetunji Continues In Amateur Circuit

-Dumps Professional Dreams One of Nigerian’s amateur star players, Alaba Adetunji, has dumped her dreams of becoming a professional player in the nearest future citing lack of encouragement for women players in Nigeria. Adetunji who won the recently concluded Cancer Awareness Campaign Tournament held at Ikeja Golf Club, Lagos told Sports Day she would concentrate on her amateur life with ...

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Kora Cup To Go Annual

Kora Cup Golf Competition, which took place recently at the Ikeja Golf Club, Lagos will now become an annual competition according to the organisers – the Korean Community in Nigeria. Speaking at the one day event, the Korean community leader in Lagos, Ci Kwon revealed that the Koreans have been having a good relationship with Nigerians and should be cemented ...

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Ikeja Ladies File Out Friday

The 2015 Ikeja Golf Club Ladies Club Championship will have the ladies swinging and putting for honours as the day one event tees off this Friday. However, the Championship formally feed off on Wednesday October 21 with Men event as well as invited guests event. The championship which promises to be filed with lots of thrills and frills is expected ...

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President Cup Returns December 15

The 2015 edition of the President Open Golf Championship will hold between December 15 and 18 at the Kaduna International Golf and Country Club Inn, Kaduna State. The annual championship as known as “President Cup” is resurfacing after about four years of unceremonious break with N50million Prize tag for the professional players. Speaking to Sports Day exclusively during the week ...

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Isife, Osmond To Defend Titles

-At Second Awa Ibrahim Junior Open Chiemere Isife and Diana Osmand are set to defend their titles as the second edition of Awa Ibrahim Junior Golf Open Championship tees off this weekend at the Ikeja Golf Club, Lagos. The championship which is expected to feature over 166 junior players is billed for October 17 and 18, 2015 where Isife of ...

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WAAGA Scribe Lauds Africa Summit Success

The 1st Africa Golf summit which was held recently in Johannesburg, South Africa has been described as a success by the Secretary General of West Africa Amateur Golf Association (WAAGA), Abel Edinomo. The summit which took place at the Serengetti Golf Club, South Africa according to the secretary met its objectives as over 12 African countries were represented to chat ...

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Ikpoki, Ogunwomoju Storm Spain October 26

-For 2015 International Pairs Competition Mike Ikpoki of MTN Nigeria and his pair Olateju Ogunwomoju will leave the shores of Nigeria for Spain on October 26 for the finals of the 2015 edition of the International Pairs competition. The repacked event which took place at the Golf Section of the Ikoyi Club 1938 on Sunday saw the duo of Ikpoki ...

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Odiri Crowned Nigeria Cup Champion

The 2015 edition of the annual Nigeria Cup established to celebrate the nation’s Independence Anniversary came to a thrilling end at the Golf Section of Ikoyi Club 1938 on Saturday with Andrew Odiri emerging the overall winner. To come top in the keenly contested event, Odiri shoot a score of 71-net to defeat over 180-others who took part in the ...

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