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Le-Meridian Uyo Hosts African Regions

-At 1st West Africa/Central Africa Golf Clubs Championship Over 14 countries and about 50 clubs will converge from April 27 and May 2, 2016 for a tournament tagged, “1st West and Central Africa Golf Clubs Championship” at the Le-Meridien Hotel and Golf Resort, Uyo, Akwa Ibom State. In same vein, over 250 players are expected to be in action for …

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Odoh, Olapade Blast Government

-Raise Concern Over Golf Development Foremost Nigerian professional golfers, Sunday Olapade and Andrew Oche Odoh, have condemned the government at all levels for abandoning golf in the development of sports in Nigeria. Speaking during the week in a phone chat from Ada, in Oshun State, Olapade who is Nigerian number two in order of ranking vexed that the government has …

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DOAMF Charity Tourney Holds February 6

-As Qualifiers Tee-off This Saturday Golfers at Ikoyi Golf Club in Lagos have commenced preparation for the biggest charity event on the club’s calendar – the DOAM Foundation Charity Golf Tournament, scheduled for Saturday, February 6, 2016. The tournament, which has provided a platform for members and corporate bodies to support social cause sin the last six years, features a …

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Daniel Ogechi Akujobi Memorial Foundation

 Daniel Ogechi Akujobi Memorial (DOAM) Foundation is a charitable, humanitarian, and non-governmental organisation established in 2006, in memory of Master Daniel OgechiAkujobi (1992-2005) who died from injuries he sustained in a fatal highway accident on his way back to school along the Lagos-Ibadan expressway, Ogun State, Nigeria. He was the only son of his parents. DOAM Foundation is dedicated to …

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Odoh For South Africa Sunshine Tour

-Ranked World 1,680th Last year’s Guinea 3e Estuaries Golf Open champion, Andrew Oche Odoh will in February leave the shores of Nigeria for South Africa to participate in the Sunshine Tour. The Nigeria number three professional golfer in order of ranking made this development known to SportsDay in a recent phone chat affirming that it was one of the ways …

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Ise-Idehen Dreams Big

Last year’s Nigeria Golf Federation (NGF) Junior Open U-14 champion, Esohen Ise-Idehen has said that her dream in golf is to become a player that would be reckoned with locally and internationally. The teenager and a secondary school student made the courageous statement recently after her scintillating performance at the just concluded Ondo/NGF Junior Master at Ilara-Mokin, Akure, Ondo State. …

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NGF To Embark On Revenue Drive

-Golf Stakeholders Charge NSC For Support Nigerian Golf Federation (NGF) president, Mohammed Nazifi Jibril has reiterated the need for the federation to embark on revenue drive to actualize its numerous programmes of golf development in Nigeria. In a phone chat from Kaduna during the week Jibril opined that, “The country presently is in a serious financial mess. This means that …

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Ernie Els Seeks Revival

South Africa’s Ernie Els was once such an elegant putter. His poise matched the grace, tempo and power of his long game. These qualities were evident to anyone who watched him win the 1994 and 1997 US Opens. On the tough layouts at Oakmont and Congressional, Els made the game look ridiculously easy. He was just 24 when he grabbed …

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Ondo To Invest For Tourism

Ondo State Commissioner for Works and Housing, Engineer Gboye Adegbenro, has affirmed that golf is one of the veritable sports for opening investment opportunities in a state. Engr. Adegbenro who is the captain of Smokin Hill Golf Club, Ilara-Mokin, Akure added that the state government would invest in golf to boost the tourism revenue base of the state. Fielding questions …

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Uwadia Vows To Honour Nigeria Invitation

Number one golfer and 2015 Nigeria Golf Federation (NGF) Junior Masters champion, Anita Uwadia has vowed that she would always honour invitations from the federation to represent Nigeria at any given time. The teenager   made the vow in a recent interview after her Masters’ victory, adding that it was an honour for her to be recognised in a sport where …

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