The Management of University of Benin Teaching Hospital (UBTH) Golf Club has assured of its readiness to host the Ladies Golf Association of Nigeria (LGAN) Southern Zone Ladies Championship holding at the club golf course, Ugbowo, Benin City, Edo State.
The championship will commence on Friday, September 23rd with the golfers arrival, cocktail and draws for the event while the championship proper and ceremonial tee-off is slated for Saturday, September 24th, 2022 at the club.
Mrs. Sandra Monye-Emina, LGAN Vice-President, Southern Zone disclosed in a chat with Newsnigeriaonline.com.ng in Benin that the Captain of the club, Hon. Matthew Iduoriyekenwem gave the assurance ahead of the event.
She noted that the championship is open to all ladies across the zone competing in different categories while men and ladies from outside the zone would play as guests.
The zonal vice-president stated that over 150 golfers from Benin Club Golf Section (BCGS), Benin City; Ibori Golf and Country Club (IGCC), Asaba; Ogunnu Golf Resort, Warri; Sapele Athletic Club Golf Section, Sapele and host club that make up the zone.
They are expected to play at the event competing in hcp 29-36, hcp 19-28 play for net while hcp 0-18 would play for gross. Also, the ladies veteran and super veteran ladies are not left out of the championship.
Similarly, she added that the championship will enable the zone to prepare for the LGAN National Open scheduled to hold at IGCC, Asaba, Delta State in November 2022.
She explained: “The Captain of the UBTH Golf Club, Hon. Matthew Iduoriyekenwem has assured of the club readiness to host the championship as the golf course is already wearing new look ahead of the event.
“The cocktail and draws for the gold event will hold on Friday evening while on Saturday is the ceremonial tee-off by 8am, presentation of trophies and other prizes hold after the last tee-off.”