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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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NGF Commend Teenage Golfers’ Quality

-As Uwadia, Oboh, Pedro Receive Plaudits Nigeria Golf Federation (NGF) has commended the scintillating performance of Nigerian teenage golfers Anita Uwadia, Georgia Oboh and Tokunbo Pedro at the national and international levels while the 2015 golf season lasted. The trio of Uwadia, Oboh and Pedro at the close of the season stepped up their games at the various   teenage national ...

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Isife Blames Lack Of Training

-For Poor Performance At NGF Junior Masters Barely two weeks after the conclusion of the 2015 Nigeria Golf Federation (NGF) Junior Masters championship, Chiemere Godsmark Isife, has blamed his flop on lack of training to acclimatise the Smokin Hill golf course. Unequivocally the best Nigerian home-based junior golfer, Isife told SportsDay his second position at the championship which held at ...

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17 States Set For School Sports

Over 17 States will be participating in golf at the forthcoming National School Sports Festival (NSSF) scheduled to hold in Akwa Ibom State just as 17 states have so far registered. This development was made known by the consultant on golf for the National School Sports Federation (NSSF), Barr Benibo Amieyeofori, who added that a stiffer competition is expected in ...

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Pedro Soars In World Junior Golf

Nigeria’s number one youth golfer, Tokunbo Pedro has emerged third best player at the World Junior Golf Series at Slammer & Squire Course, World Golf Village, St. Augustine, USA. Andrew Alligood of United States won the competition, while James Lombardo of Germany was second, with both finishing slightly ahead of Pedro in the final ratings that showed immense improvements by ...

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Uwadia Emerges Nigeria’s Junior King

Stories By Steve Oma-Ofozor Anita Uwadia has emerged champions of Nigerian Golf Federation (NGF) Junior Masters championship to become Nigerian number one in the latest order of ranking among boys and girls from 18 years below. To achieve the envious and onerous feat, the 16 years old US-based player garnered 214 gross over two days to dust the 27 players ...

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Ise-Idehen Advocates Grassroots Development

-Charles Uwadia Makes Case For Young Golfers A golfer and former Edo State House of Assembly member, Hon. Jude Ise-Idehen has called on stakeholders and well-meaning Nigerians to assist government in the development of golf. Speaking at the just concluded 2015 NGF Junior Masters which held at the Smokin Hill Golf Club, Ilara-Mokin, Akure, Ondo State Ise-Idehen was of the ...

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