The 13th edition of the Nigeria Cup golf competition annuallyÂ organised by the Ikoyi Club Golf section to celebrate the countryâ€™s independence Day, tees off on Monday September 28th 2009 with the Kiddies Clinic and a lot of fanfare.
More than anything else this year tournament has secured the backing of three major brands in the country; MTN, UBA Plc and Heineken and the activities for this years event has been loaded to the tilt on their bills.
Apart from the kiddies, this yearâ€™s event also will be featuring the caddies competition, ladies event, invited professionals from Abeokuta, Ikoyi, Ikeja, and Ewekoro. Over 20 professionals will be vying for a purse of N1m.
According to Akande, the professionals are expected to add colour to the event which the organisers say will be better packaged with lots of surprises for golfers. The best of action is expected to be on parade come September 30th.
Sponsoring Partners of the Nigeria Cup and guests of Ikoyi Club will take to the course on October 2nd. On this day, players from Abuja, and clubs outside Lagos will have the opportunity of being part of the Independence celebration packaged by Ikoyi Club.
The main event comes up on October 3rd with Ikoyi Club golfers taking to the course. Apart from golf, there are also lots of side attractions that will make the day memorable for players and guests as well. Organisers are still keeping that side of the plan close to their chest.Akande again ended in the brief with a hint that there would a snappy closingÂ and presentationÂ evening that help guestÂ and players depart the club premises and engage in other activities in good time.