Saturday, September 24, 2016

2016 Nigeria Cup: A celebration of our rich heritage

The 2016 Nigeria Golf Cup teed off yesterday at the golf section of Ikoyi Club 1938 with the juniors competition which featured children from ages two to 17.

An elated chairman of the organising committee, Bayo Alli, noted yesterday that the Nigeria Cup is being used to celebrate Nigeria’s independence and would showcase the country’s rich cultural heritage. “As a nation, we have every reason to celebrate.

That we remain as one united country despite everything, is one good reason for us to celebrate”. Alli said a numb er of players had emerged through the juniors’ competition to making waves in the game within Nigeria and abroad.

He particularly named Tokunbo Pedro, Anita Uwadia and United Kingdom based-George Oboh. The Caddies competition is slated for September 26, Ladies Competition, next day, while the Nigeria Cup Kitty is billed for September 28. The ProAm, which is a mix of professional golfers and amateurs of handicap 0-12, making up of about 180 players, is slated for September 29.



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