History will be made tonight, December 26th, 2021 as Benin Club Golf Section (BCGS) Night Golf Tournament tees-off at the club golf course, GRA, Benin City, Edo State.
The tournament being the first golf tournament to be played at night in the history of golf in Nigeria will tee-off from 6pm till 12am, while presentation of prizes will hold after the event.
Captain of the club, Mayer Ologbosere in a chat with Newsnigeriaonline.com.ng confirmed that about a hundred members will participate in the nine holes event.
While elaborating on the rationale behind the night tournament, Ologbosere remarked that BCGS has always been pacesetter in organising golf tournament, and breaking the ground for others to follow.
He noted that the lightings at the golf course was donated by Garth Dooley, Executive Director at Ocean Marine as part of his contributions to the development of the game in the state and Nigeria at large.
However, he affirmed that golfers from other clubs such as Ibori Golf and Country Club (IGCC), Asaba; UBTH Golf Club, Benin City; Ogunnu Golf Resort, Warri, and many others were invited to witness the historic night golf event.