The week-long Wuraola Ojo memorial golf tournament came to a thrilling end last Saturday with club champion, Muyideen Olaitan emerging the overall winner of the competition.
To emerge best in the field of over 150-players, Olaitan grossed a score of 6-over par 75 to win the event by a lone strike over former club champion, Chris Obije who carded 76 over 18-holes.
Chijioke Udeh completed the top three in the gross category while 14-handicap player; Taiwo Abdul tops in the net category for men. The big hitting Abdul signed for a net score of 64 to lead in the net category beating Bidemi Babatunde by one-shot.
Mr. Park who netted a score of 69 lost on count back to Tony Udoh who finished in the third position.
The biggest moment of the competition was when Mrs Abosede Ransome Kuti was named as the tournament Most Amiable Woman. Since the tournament debuted seven years ago, the search for the tournament Most Amiable Woman has always been one of the tournament’s side attractions. It is an aspect of the Elizabeth Wuraola Ojo’s life that needs to be emulated.
While alive, Wuraola Ojo’s shining ideals was an unparalleled companionship and support for her husband Chief Ade-Ojo, the Chairman of Toyota (Nigeria) Limited and one who continually mentors the growth of golf in the country.
As a tribute to her memory, Toyota, sponsor of the event decided to institute the tournament Most Amiable Woman. This year’s edition of the event produced, Abosede Ransome Kuti. Speaking at the closing ceremony, Michael Ade-Ojo promised to continue to honour his late wife while thanking all those who took time out to be part of the competition.