2020 Captain Inaugural Golf Tournament Ends Amid Pomp At Ibori Golf & Country Club
The Ibori Golf and Country Club (IGCC), 2020 Captain Inaugural Golf Tournament held at the club golf course in Asaba, Delta State ended in a grand style.
At the end of the two days golf event that started with the arrival, registration and cocktail party on Friday, while the tournament proper teed-off on Saturday, winners emerged in different categories featured at the event.
The tournament organised by the IGCC Captain, Mr. Alfred Ebreneyin, featured over 159 golfers across the country who competed for laurels at the event.
However, Chido Egwuonwu emerged overall best in the men’s category with a net score of 75 thus beat the duo of Chukwuka Monye and Patrick Onukwu to second and third place having both netted 86 respectively.
The ladies category ended in favour of Joy Solomon, who recorded 78 net to lift the trophy, just as Rita Izoje placed first runner-up with 81 net while second runner-up went to Angela Uwabor, the club ladies captain having played 83 net.
Speaking at the presentation of prizes and trophies at the club house, club captain, Alfred Ebreneyin was full of thanks to all the participants who came from different parts of the country to play at the tournament.
Ebreneyin who lifted up to his promise of organising a well and befitting tournament noted that he was overwhelmed by the turnout at the tourney, adding that the tournament was hitched free and well organised with strict observant of Covid-19 protocols.
He said: “In fact, I give all the glory to Almighty God for the turnout. It is almost unprecedented in our annuals tournaments for such a turnout. I appreciate Edo State Deputy Governor, His Excellency, Rt. Hon. Philip Shaibu who graced and played the tournament along with others too.
In the same vein, Tam Brisbe won the veteran men cadre with 84 net ahead of Edward Evron, who had 85 net, as Ike Oduah settled for third place with 87 net. Also, Magreta Attoh lifted the ladies event with 71 net.
Other winners were Patience Akpan (84 net), and Daniel Wilson (83 net) in the guests ladies and men’s category. Ibrahim Khalil and Ogeili Graceli won the longest drive men and ladies while Benin Club Golf Section (BCGS), Captain, Mayer Ologbosere won the nearest the pin award.