It was a double honour yesterday as Dr. Matthew Oriakhi and his wife, Betty Oriakhi won the Benin Club Golf Section (BCGS) Ladies Monday Outing golf event.
The maiden Monday golf event of the month was sponsored by the Chairman, Hackers Kitty Group, Chief Lucky Osawaru who has tremendously identified with the lady golfers in the club and beyond.
However, the outing which coincidentally fell on the birthday of Dr. Peter Osagiede, husband of the BCGS Lady Captain, Dr. Isoken Florence Osagiede was characterized with more glamour due to the impressive turnout of lady golfers as well as men.
At the end of the event, Dr. Oriakhi, the immediate past President of Benin Club whose game has tremendously improved after returning from Dubai tour won the men’s category with 36 net.
In the second position was Jude Igbinadolor, husband of the Lady Captain, UBTH Golf Club who played 38 net while Julius Nwachukwu popularly called ‘Amadioha’ settled for third position with 41 net.
Similarly, Mrs. Oriakhi consolidated her husband winning streak with 36 net thus beat Dame Comfort Edeki with 38 net to second spot while UBTH Lady Captain, Ehis Igbinadolor and Mrs. Joy Omorogiuwa settled for third and fourth spot based on count-back having both played 39 net.
In the same vein, the veteran ladies award went to Mrs. Omosefe Osaghae with a net score 40 just as Mrs. P. Ojebuoboh spotted at second position with 44 net.
The veteran men was proudly won by S.S. Akhigbe with 36 net ahead of fmr Captain, Ngozi Mike Ebeye who played 38 net.
Meanwhile, the highlight of the golf event was the entertainment of all participants while the prayer session for the birthday celebrant, Dr. Osagiede was led by the Captain of the club, Edward Ikpomwonsa Osayande.
Therefore, the ladies rekindled the love and passion that brought them together at the event by showing appreciation to the Captain’s table as well as the President while the party lasted.