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Ighodaro at 50 tourney tees off on Sunday at BCGS

By Alex Monye
20 December 2019   |   3:24 am
Players from within and outside Benin City will gather at the Benin Club, Golf Section to honour one of their own, Dr. Emmanuel Ighodaro on his 50th birthday.

Players from within and outside Benin City will gather at the Benin Club, Golf Section to honour one of their own, Dr. Emmanuel Ighodaro on his 50th birthday.

According to the organisers, hundreds of top amateur golfers from various golf clubs such as UBTH Golf Club, Ibori Golf and Country Club (IGCC), Asaba, Ogunu Golf Resort, Warri, and many others across the country will feature in the birthday tournament.

It is being put together by friends of Dr. Ighodaro and the management of BCGS in honour of the current competition/handicap secretary of the club.

Dr. Ighodaro, a former Chairman, Nigeria Medical Association (NMA) and an ardent golfer, playing off handicap 9, will have a moment to play alongside his golfing friends at the tournament.

According to the organising committee, golfers should expect nothing less than a splendid tournament as Benin Club is known as the home of golf in Nigeria.

Governor Godwin Obaseki and his deputy, Rt. Hon. Philip Shaibu and many other golfers are expected to grace the event that will tee-off from 6:30 a.m. to 1.00 p.m., while presentation of trophies and other prizes will hold later in the evening.