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Olashores Partner Royal Park Hotel

-Plan World Class Golf Course For Osun To increase interest in golf to other parts of the country and make Nigeria a potential golf destination, the Olashore family and Royal Park Hotel, are planning a world class golf course in Osun State. Located at illoko-ijesha, Osun State, the 18 hole Golf Course is 6km long, with 9 holes located on …

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Kalio Wins Heineken/SPG Golf Tourney

Kalio Isoboye has emerged the overall winner at the just concluded Heineken sponsored SPG Open golf tourney which took place at the prestigious Le Meridien Ibom Hotel & Golf Resort, Uyo, Akwa Ibom State. Mr. Isoboye won the male overall best gross after doing 175 holes while Susan Colekotas won in the female category. In the same competition, Alex Shaiyen …

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Golf Federation Continues Kids’ Hunt

Nigeria Golf Federation (NGF) has set in motion regional and national golf clinics and championship for kids across the country, after the first session at Abakaliki Golf Club, Ebonyi State from May 21 to 23 had over 100 children from the south east zone. Officials said the programme is the first of its kind in Nigeria and is in collaboration …

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Abang Wins Bar & Bench Golf Cup

Odok-Ogar Abang at the weekend emerged overall winner of the 3rd Bar and Bench Golf Tournament in Abuja, while Lucky Omoluwa took the men’s nett trophy. Omoluwa, a 12- handicapper, who played his afternoon flight with Tony Azogu, Paul Erokoro and Rear Admiral Victor Adedipe, carded 71 to edge B. Obaleye on count back for the net trophy, while Peter …

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Coetzee Wins In Mauritius

After a ding-dong battle with Thorbjorn Olesen, George Coetzee clinched the Mauritius Open title after a final-round play-off, after a back-and-forth final round on Sunday. The South African had a one-shot overnight lead over Olesen and Thomas Aiken, but trailed his opponent going down the last. However, Coetzee picked up a birdie four to tie things up at 13-under par …

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McIlroy Adds New Wrinkle For Masters

Rory McIlroy is adding a new wrinkle to his preparations for the Masters, making a debut in the Arnold Palmer Invitational, his final tournament before trying to complete the career Grand Slam and win a third straight major at Augusta National in three weeks. He began playing the Masters in 2009, and this is the fourth pre-Augusta schedule he has …

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McIlroy Wary Of Grand Slam

Rory McIlroy senses the growing expectation on him to complete the career Grand slam at Augusta in April, but insists there is no rush to win the Masters. The world number one is bidding for a third major in a row next month, but the affable Northern Irishman is trying to keep a lid on the hype. “I think there …

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