Okunbo @ 60: BCGS Top Handicap Golfers Tee-Off Today


Acions continue today as Benin Club Golf Section (BCGS) men’s hcp 1-18 and ladies hcp 1-28 began the quest for converted trophies and prizes at Kingsley Okunbo @ 60 Invitational Golf Tournament (Pro-Am).

However, those that make cut shall join all guests to play the grand finale on Saturday 10th September 2022. The cocktail party to welcome guests shall hold today in the evening.

The birthday tournament which entered fourth day initially teed-off on Tuesday with caddies event and followed by the professional and eaglets golfers on Wednesday.

Similarly, men’s hcp 19-28, ladies hcp 29-36, all men’s and ladies veteran and super veteran settled scores on Thursday, just as praise/worship and thanksgiving service/open house reception was held at Engr Okunbo house.

Meanwhile, the ceremonial tee-off holds by 9am on Saturday, being the final day of the tournament while presentation of trophies and dinner party commences 4pm same day.

Newsnigeriaonline.com.ng recalls that the tournament put together by Committee of Friends is featuring over 200 golfers from golf clubs across the federation in honour of Engr. Kingsley Okunbo, former two term Captain of BCGS, who has contributed greatly to golf development in Edo and in Nigeria.

Golfers from Ibori Golf and Country Club (IGCC), Asaba, Ogunnu Golf Resort, Warri; UBTH Golf Club, Benin; Ikeja Golf Club, and Ikoyi Golf Club, Lagos; IBB Golf and Country Club, FCT, Port-Harcourt Golf Club, Rivers, and many others are teeing-off at the event.