200 Golfers Storm Benin For BCGS Captain’s Day Golf Tourney


Friends, associateiss and many other golf lovers of Captain, Benin Club Golf Section (BCGS), Mayer Ologbosere will converge in Benin City today through tomorrow for the Captain’s Day Golf Tournament.

The two days tournament holds at the BCGS golf course, GRA, Benin City, Edo State and it will feature no fewer than two hundred golfers arriving from various golf clubs across Nigeria.

This tournament is very significant as it will climax the official end of Mayer’s tenure as captain of the golf section, whereby the baton will be passed to the incoming captain.

Moreover, this golf event is holding a week after successful conclusion of the 8th Oba of Benin Golf Tournament whereby golfers attested to be the best organised tournament in the recent time.

Chairman, Organising Committee of the Captain’s Day, Engr. Stephen Ebaretonbofa in a chat with Newsnigeriaonline.com.ng stated that the two days event will tee-off on Friday with men’s hcp 19-28, ladies hcp 0-36, all veterans and super veterans, while cocktail will hold by 6pm.

Similarly, Ebaretonbofa, who also is the club Competition and Handicap Officer stated further that men’s hcp 0-18, and all guests will be on course on Saturday, after then will be presentation of trophies and prizes as well as dinner party.

He explained that the Captain’s Day golf tournament is a special event in the club, set aside to honour the outgoing Captain of the club and to appreciate his immense contributions during his tenure. Having served meritoriously will officially handover the leadership baton to the incoming captain.

“His golfing friends both men and ladies across the country will converge in Benin City to honour their friends, and to wish him well in his future endeavors in the game.

“About 200 golfers from Ibori Golf and Country Club, Asaba; Ogunnu Golf Resort, Warri; Sapele Athletic Club, Delta State. UBTH Golf Club, Benin City; IBB International Golf and Country Club, Abuja; Ikoyi Golf Club, Lagos; Arsenal Golf Club, Owerri, Imo State; and many others are expected,” he concluded.