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3 Jul 2015
AMINA Wilfred of IBB Golf and Country Club, who won the Fourth Jaji Ladies Open Golf Tournament, has set her eyes on getting more laurels before the end of the year. An elated Wilfred said after grossing 174 to beat the pack at the Ola Saad Ibrahim Golf Course, Jaji, that she would continue to…
2 Jul 2015
THE PGA of South Africa recently hosted the inaugural Africa Golf Coaching Conference as part of its vision and a partnership with the Royal and Ancient (R&A) to help grow the game on the continent. The conference took place at Royal Johannesburg and Kensington Golf Club earlier this month and included 12 delegates from countries…
26 Jun 2015
Organisers of the British Open, the Royal & Ancient Golf Club, on Wednesday announced an increase in the competition’s prize money to $1.8 million, a $275, 000 leap from last year. This means that apart from the famed Claret Jug, players will get money financial reward when the event tees off next month. Nigeria’s Andrew…
25 Jun 2015
Nigeria Breweries Plc (NB Plc), makers of Heineken lager, has affirmed its commitment to development of golf as a major sport in Nigeria. Heineken recently sponsored the SPG Open Golf tournament at the Le Meridien Ibom Hotel & Golf Resort, Uyo, where Kalio Isoboye emerged the over all winner. Speaking at the event, NB Plc’s…
25 Jun 2015
South Africa’s golfers are ready to ‘hunt in a pack’ again following last weekend’s US Open at Chambers Bay. That is the view former professional and golf expert, Dave Usendorff, who watched the tournament diligently over the course of the weekend. Louis Oosthuizen, Branden Grace and Charl Schwartzel all finished inside the top 10 at…
19 Jun 2015
THE 115th US Open was set to tee off early yesterday on an untested Chambers Bay layout that has left the world’s top golfers scratching their heads over how best to play it.
18 Jun 2015
GREG Norman was once the world’s number one ranked golfer, so he knows a thing or two about what it takes to win a major. And according to Norman, Tiger Woods doesn’t have what it takes anymore.
12 Jun 2015
For the first time in his professional career, Tiger Woods is not the highest-paid golfer after being dethroned by old foe Phil Mickelson. The five-time major-winning left-hander is ranked eighth in Forbes’ 2015 list of top earning athletes after accumulating $50.8m (£33m) over the past 12 months, while Woods came in ninth with $50.6m. Mickelson,…
12 Jun 2015
Rory McIlroy would share a tee with rapper, Kanye West, if any musician on the course could join him. “I would love to spend four or five hours in his company just to see what he’s like. It would be very interesting,” the world number one told Billboard. The Northern Irishman had One Direction’s Niall…
12 Jun 2015
Four Nigerian tour professional golfers are billed to vie for a spot at the 144th British Open Regional Qualifier next week when it tees-off in the United Kingdom. The four are the former Professional Golfers’ Association of Nigeria (PGAN) Order of Merit leader and assistant resident professional at IBB Golf and Country Club, Abuja, Oche…
5 Jun 2015
After spending two days at U.S. Open site, Chambers Bay, ahead of this week’s Memorial Tournament, Tiger Woods isn’t really sure whether or not he likes the Robert Trent Jones II course. “Do I like it? Depends how it’s set up,” said Woods. Chambers Bay is a links-style course built out of a former rock…
5 Jun 2015
Defending champion of Ikoyi Ladies Club Championship, Evelyn Oyome, says she is poised to defend the title she won last year in the tourney, which climaxes today. The 2015 edition of the tourney teed off yesterday at the Ikoyi Club 1938 (golf section). Oyome, who spoke ahead of the tourney, said defending the hotly contested…

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