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Okwoju, Adegboyega win DOAM 2019 Golf Championship


Winners and organisers celebrate the end of the DOAMF Charity Golf Championship at the Ikoyi Club 1938… at the weekend.

Tony Okwoju was all smiles on Saturday when he beat the field to win the 2019 Daniel Ogechi Akujobi Memorial Golf Championship concluded on Saturday at the Golf Section of Ikoyi Club 1938 in Lagos.

The 20 handicapper shot 71 net to upset the field that paraded more than 150 golfers at the one day competition, with D. Mayer and S. Camatel finished in second and runner up spot respectively at the even, they returned 73 and 74 respectively at the charity event.

Okwoju said the win was very emotional for him as he has followed the Charity event since inception and has been a great supporter of the course the DOAM Foundation was set up to do.

“It is interesting that things came together like this for me. I have always believed in the cause that this foundation was set up and I am one of the biggest campaigners for support for it. It is emotional for me to have this win,” he said.

In the ladies category, Angela Adegboyega set the pace with 73 net score leaving N. Moka and Julianan Allangenyi to the pick the second and third place respectively.

Peter Eben-Spiff placed won the men’s gross prize while Rita Okafor won the ladies gross and Wahab Feshitan, who shot 76 net to pick the veteran’s prize.

This year’s tournament is heavily backed by an impressive lineup of Individual and Corporate Donors/Sponsors including PricewaterhouseCoopers, Diamond Bank Plc, ARM Pension Managers, Radial Circle Group, Zenith Bank Plc, Providus Bank, Channels Television, Silverbird Television, Grand OAK, Cappa & D’Alberto, SPAR (Park N’ Shop), ExxonMobil, Fidelity Bank Plc, Victoria Crown Plaza, LG Electronics, Ikoyi Club 1938, Raddisson Hotel, and many more.

Chairman DOAM Board of Trustees, Professor Obinna Chukwu said, the foundation has been with highest corporate governance in place to help put funds donated to judicious use.

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