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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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Obije Starts Ikeja Club Title Defence

-Set For Members Challenge At Championship Christopher Obije’s high rating at Ikeja Golf Club would be put to test next week as he mounts the tee-box to defend the Club Championship honour he won last year. Obije, easily the highest ranking amateur player at the ten-hole club said that he is not hoping to compete with anyone. “I will simply ...

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11 Nigerians For Equatorial Guinea Open

Ahead of the forthcoming annual 3E Actuaries Equatorial Guinea Open which tees off December 10 about 11 Nigerian players have been shortlisted to participated in the tournament. As press time on Thursday, the list made available include Sunday Olapade, Miccon Golf Club Ada, Andrew Oche Odoh, IBB Golf Club, Abuja, Willy Gift, Air Assault, Port Harcourt, Akpodiete Austin, Ogunu Golf ...

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Ikoyi Ladies’ Captain Wants More Women

Ladies Captain of Ikoyi Club 1938 (Golf Section), Edua Anukwuem has charged the women folks to gear of their involvement in golf administration in Nigeria. Speaking in Lagos during the Ikeja Golf Club Ladies Club Championship, Anukwuem asserted that the women are still at the background in the affairs of golf affirming it is affecting their progress in the game. ...

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Golf Federation Plan For NOC Course

-Olympic Coaching Programme Holds In February Nigerian Golf Federation (NGF) will take its turn in the Nigeria Olympic Committee (NOC) Olympic Solidarity Golf Coaching Course in February 2016 to update it coaches on the nuances of the game at the Olympic level. The coaching course is billed for the Smoking Hill Golf Club, Ilara Mokin, Akure in Ondo State. Speaking ...

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