Ude takes Ikeja Golf Club’s April monthly mug
Chidioke Ude, on Saturday, defeated 179 other players to win Ikeja Golf Club’s April Monthly Mug competition. With a gross score of 79 off 15 handicap and 64 net, Ude won a night-stay ticket for two at the five-star Marriott Hotel.
The two-day competition, which began at the Ikeja Golf Club on Friday, gave opportunity to players to compete for the star prize in two divisions.
The April Monthly Mug was sponsored by Friends of April, who include oil industry guru, Larry Osai; West Africa insurance boss, Eddie Efekoha; MultiChoice Nigeria CEO, John Ugbe; AAAN president, Steve Babaeko and serial fintech entrepreneur, Goke Akinboro.
In second position in division two was Dele Dada with 83 gross, playing off 18 handicap with a score 65 net score. Austin Aigbosua won the first division with 78 gross off 11 handicap and 67 net score, while Mr. Olusegun Layode finished runner-up with 77 gross, nine handicap and 68 net score.
The two runners up from the two divisions also received prizes of N50, 000 gift voucher each, to shop at the club’s shop.
While receiving the prize, Ude said members are looking forward to seeing more of such innovative ideas.
“We’ve been having Monthly Mugs, but this is a new innovation and fortunately for me, I won the first edition that comes with this kind of incentive. With our Competition Secretary, we know what he’s capable of and we expect to see more of this type of innovative ideas,” he said.
Ikeja Golf Club Competitions Secretary, Jenkins Alumona, said the top 80 golfers at the April Monthly Mug have qualified to play in the big Stableforth Cup competition scheduled for May 2023.
Club captain, Shina Akinyemi, told members of the club that the monthly mug, first in his tenure, was just a tip of the Iceberg.
“Golf and fun is the focus of competitions over the next one year of this administration,” Akinyemi added. He also announced that the club would celebrate Easter with Monday Easter Kitty, sponsored by Nigerian Breweries.
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