Despite the heavy downpour, Edo State Deputy Governor’s Wife, Mrs Maryam Shaibu claimed the ladies event top prize at the Benin Club Golf Section (BCGS) Ladies Monday Outing held in Benin City, Edo State.
Also, Mayer Ologbosere, former Captain of BCGS won the men’s category with 38 net having put behind him the misery of not winning the Kingsley Okunbo@ 60 Invitational Golf Tournament concluded over the weekend.
Spotting second behind Mrs Shaibu was Dame Comfort Edeki (hcp 15) for playing 38 net while Mrs. A. Aigbokhaode (hcp 18) with 49 net and Lady Captain, Dr. Isoken Osagiede (hcp 14) with 50 net placed third and fourth respectively.
Moreover, the men’s second placed prize went to D. Otite (hcp 14) with e net score of 45 net just as I. Okaisabor (hcp 14) with 51 net claimed third spot.
However, power changed hands in the ladies veteran event as Mrs. Margaret Osayi (hcp 18) played 38 net to emerge winner, thus beat defending champion, Mrs. Omosefe Osaghae (hcp 18) with 40 net to the second place
In the same vein, SS Akhigbe retained his top spot for third consecutive period in the men’s veteran event with a net score of 38 while Ade Edeki recorded 55 net to place second.
Meanwhile, the BCGS Ladies Monday Outing was sponsored by Gordon Imadiyi and it featured good turnout of golfers in spite of the heavy downpour.
The highlight of the event was presentation of prizes to all those who performed credibly as well as entertainment of all participants and other club members.