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Ikoyi Ladies Golf Open Begins

The 41st Ikoyi Ladies Golf Open Tournament will formally tee off today with about 200 golfers expected from across the country to engage in a stiffer and thrilling competition, after the annual tournament formally commenced Wednesday evening with a cocktail party for players and guests. Commenting on the tournament during the week the Lady Captain, Edna Anukwuem, revealed that over ...

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Edo Gov’s Golf Cup Ends

This year’s edition of Edo Governor’s Golf Cup came to a thrilling climax this past weekend at Benin Golf Club, with several esteemed personalities and top players in attendance. The competition, sponsored by Edo commissioner for works, Barrister Osarodion Ogie, was a two-day event that featured golfers from various clubs in and outside the state, among whom were Right Honourable ...

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Enugu Ladies Captain Thinks Big

-Backs Grassroots Programme For Women -Coal City Golfers Begin 2015 Open Swings As the Enugu Golf Club Ladies Open tees off today the captain, Dr. Amaka Okoye, has reiterated the need for grassroots programme to enhance women participation in golf. The captain made the call in an interview recently while dwelling on the low level of awareness among Nigerian women ...

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Lagos Coach Talks Tough

-Ahead Of 2015 Schools Sports Festival Head coach of Lagos State golf team for the 2015 Nigerian Schools Sports Festival, Segun Adebayo has boasted that his players will haul the medals available in golf events. Coach Adebayo made the statement in a chat with Sports Day on Wednesday, while assessing the performance level of his athletes ahead of the festival ...

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Players Speak Against PGAN Board

-Over Poor Status Of Professionals In Nigeria Some members of Professional Golfers Association of Nigeria (PGAN) have decried what they termed “insensitiveness” of the board towards improving their “poor” welfare status. Some of the professionals in a recent interview with Sports Day in Lagos under strict anonymity asserted that the PGA has failed to live up to its mandate since ...

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Port Harcourt, Lagos Agog With Action

It will be swinging and putting galore for golfers this weekend from the mega city of Lagos to the Garden City of Port Harcourt, Rivers State in various Opens and Club Championship competitions. In Lagos at the Ikoyi Club 1938 Golf Section, the fairways will be busy for golfers swinging for honours at the 2015 Lagos Amateur Open Championship. Invariably, ...

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Enugu Club Commends Gov Uguanyi

-Over Successful Land Reacquisition -Ladies Open Tees Off Next Weekend Enugu Golf Club has commended Governor Ifeanyi Uguanyi for ensuring the reacquisition of a parcel of land belonging to the club from the state’s housing authority. The land measuring over 40,000 acres according to the Club Captain, Vin-Martins Ilo, has been an issue of fierce controversy between the state parastatal ...

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Ikemefuna Leads Pros To Port Harcourt

-As Ikoyi Club Stars Storm Air Assault Open The 2015 Nigeria Cup champion, Vincent Ikemefuna tops the list of Ikoyi Club 1938, Lagos professional golfers who will be swinging for honours in the 2015 Air Assault Open billed for Port Harcourt, Rivers State. The other players include Francis Epe, Mathew Lawrence, Balogun Michael, Friday Akpodiete and Ogunsanyan Adegogoke. The tournament ...

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Odoh Bemoans Missing Nedbank Cup

-Turns Towards Vodacom Origins At Zebula Nigeria’s number three professional golf star, Andrew Oche Odoh has bemoaned missing out of the Nedbank Cup finals which teed off on Tuesday at Lost City in the ongoing Sunshine Tour in South Africa. Odoh who is one of the most travelled Nigerian professional golfers in recent times, was lying alternate after the Affinity ...

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Wilfred Rules Out Retirement

Winner of the just concluded Zaria Ladies Open, Amina Wilfred says she is not thinking of retirement but has vowed to remain an active golfer as long as age permits her even as she did not reveal it to the press. Speaking in an interview on Thursday from her Abuja base, she affirmed that golf game has impacted a lot ...

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