Abeokuta Golf Club Sets For Lady Captain Inaugural Tournament


Old and new golfers from across the country will experience the undulating nature of the famous Abeokuta Golf Club, Oke Mosan, Abeokuta, Ogun State as the Lady Captain Inaugural Tournament tees-off on July 8th, 2023.

The two-in-one golf event will feature the signing out of the past Lady Captain, Afolashade Opawunmi while the new Lady Captain, Alaba Adetunji will officially receive the baton of ladies division leadership by signing in with inaugural tournament.

According to the lady captain in a chat with Newsnigeriaonline.com.ng, she noted that preparation towards the tournament is in top gear as she and her committee are working all round to ensure the success of the event.

Adetunji, the pride golfer of Nigeria Police assured golfers to except free, fun and fair game, lots of gifts for the winners, good foods and enjoyment galore at the end of the tournament.

She said: “We are expecting a total of 200 golfers. As we approach the date slated for the ladies sign in and out, it is imperative to keep us abreast of the tournament guidelines.

“The format is stableford (Pls, pick your ball, if your next shot can’t give you a point). Draw will be out by Wednesday, July 5th, 2023.

Friday is the arrival of guests for practice rounds. Do it yourself make-up class for ladies is by 5pm on same day while cocktail is by 7pm.

“On Saturday, the tournament tees-off by 6:40am. Breakfast starts from 6:30am, drinks on course is at hole 10 and hole just as lunch served at the club house from 12 noon. Closing Ceremony holds from 5pm with fish pepper soup.

“We have prizes across board. Men’s hcp 0 -14, 1st, 2nd and 3rd. Hcp 15 – 28, 1st, 2nd and 3rd. For men’s vet 1st and 2nd. Award for the longest drive and nearest to the pin winners.

“As for the ladies hcp 0 – 18, 1st, 2nd and 3rd. Hcp 19 – 36, 1st, 2nd and 3rd. Ladies vet 1st  and 2nd position only. Also, there is award for the longest drive and nearest to the pin.”